Reply To: Young Male Seahorse Off His Food, Hiding, and Darkened Color


Thank you Pete for your help. The juvenile male died the next afternoon. Whatever this is it strikes hard and fast.

Now my juvenile female has gone off her food. She is breathing hard and has a large discolored area on her neck with white patches on it. (I sent you a pic in an email) I put her into the hospital tank last night which had one dose (two level spoons) of KanaPlex that never treated another pony. I added the second dose of KanaPlex as the tank was due today.There are a couple Hawaiian shrimp in the tank which has intrigued her, but not enough to pursue them. She stopped eating mysis two days ago. She’s hitched but is starting to do that blank stare.

If I can’t save her, what can I do to try and ensure the remaining 5 ponies don’t get this? Any ideas?


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