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Old 09/12/2019, 11:57 AM   #4
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I found that even solid white stringy poop doesn't have to be something serious requiring treatment. It really just indicates a inflammation of the digestive tract. This can be caused by certain foods (brine shrimp for example), a change in diet (which is pretty much what all wild caught fish have to go through),an imbalance of the intestinal bacterial fauna due to medication, or intestinal parasites.
I would only treat if it is persistent longer than a week as that would be a clear indication of parasites.

In your case it may be due to medication. I would wait before exposing the fish to more chemicals and medications.


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