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Re: sick fish

In a message dated 1/11/2003 2:18:49 PM Eastern Standard Time, apistowise@fgn.net writes:

Just remember that most apistos, including A.
macmasteri, prefer water with low conductivity.
Salt will certainly raise the water's conductivity
considerably. If you do use salt, make sure it is
non-iodized salt. Good luck.

Mike Wise

I agree during normal care and breeding salt would be a no no but, I've used it with Apistos and even Discus with great success as my first course of action. I've seen Macmasteri on 2 occasions which were nearly dead revive in a few hours using salt.


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