Basic First Aid Kit

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by Jellibeen, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. Jellibeen

    JellibeenWell Known MemberMember

    What do you consider staples to have on-hand in a fish first aid kit? What medications would you recommend buying to avoid frantic runs to the pet store or expensive next day shipping?
  2. Goldiemom

    GoldiemomWell Known MemberMember

  3. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    The only thing i keep is pyrantel for qt new fish.

  4. finnipper59

    finnipper59Well Known MemberMember

    My 2 staple treatments are a 1 oz bottle of PraziPro for parasites and ER Eurythamycin for bacteria.
  5. Goldiemom

    GoldiemomWell Known MemberMember

    Of course, I also have a lot of tanks too.
  6. OP

    JellibeenWell Known MemberMember

    I have never heard of Eurythamycin before. I do have a bacterial treatment and Prazipro. I should get a fungal treatment to have on hand as well.
  7. Rtessy

    RtessyFishlore VIPMember

  8. finnipper59

    finnipper59Well Known MemberMember

    It wouldn't hurt to have an antifungal on hand, and of course chlorine remover. A sponge filter added to your current tank would become cycled and always be ready for an emergency quarantine tank.
  9. Seasoldier

    SeasoldierWell Known MemberMember

    What no defibrillator??? ;)
  10. finnipper59

    finnipper59Well Known MemberMember

    Mouth to mouth resuscitation is usually sufficient.
  11. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

  12. finnipper59

    finnipper59Well Known MemberMember

  13. Goldiemom

    GoldiemomWell Known MemberMember

    Oh, I have a ventilator waiting if necessary.
  14. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    :oops: I don’t have any medications.
    Seriously, the only thing I have is BettaFix.
  15. Goldiemom

    GoldiemomWell Known MemberMember

    See, I’m not the only one we’ll prepared!

    I order online too for better pricing and is why I keep it all on hand.

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