Meds help please ( wild )

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Meds help please ( wild )

Post by DRJplec » Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:17 am

Hello

Im having 2 baby wild zebra pleco form a shop in 2 weeks and i was just wondering what meds i need to deworm them ? And any other meds i need any help please

Im in uk for meds names


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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by TwoTankAmin » Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:57 pm

What makes you think they will need to be dewormed? Baby plecos are most likely tank bred.
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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by DRJplec » Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:25 pm

No these have been wild caught and want to deworm just incase



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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by TwoTankAmin » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:14 pm

Unfortunately, I am in the US and the meds I use would likely not be available in the UK.

I can not imagine baby zebras surviving the whole process of being caught and smuggled out of Brazil. Something seems fishy about this to me. A baby zebra would be an inch or less. As a breeder of these fish, I have always followed a rule that says the absolute minimum size for shipping is 1.25 inches TL and larger is preferred. Also the minimum age would be 6 months and for me its more like 9 or more.
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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by DRJplec » Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:21 pm

sorry i mean baby as in young but they are about 1.75inch long


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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by TwoTankAmin » Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:53 am

OK- that is more like a juvenile than a baby :-).
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Re: Meds help please ( wild )

Post by DRJplec » Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:57 am

Sorry my mistake



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