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Originally Posted by mgeorges View Post
If it is Hexamita, aka "Hole in the head", you can try feeding medicated food and medicating the tank.
You could use this food for a pre-made option-
https://kensfish.com/collections/med...e-garlic-flake

There's several metronidazole options for water dosing, but I use SeaChem MetroPlex.

This is somewhere to start. It's difficult to make any kind of diagnosis from the information we have here. Step up water changes, dose a little bit of the Stress Coat daily until things get better, and good luck.

Some reading on Hexamita -
https://petcentral.chewy.com/hexamit...-head-disease/
Metroplex can also be used to medicate food if you soak it in a solution of it for half an hour. You dont have to use Focus.
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