Help Pleco Fins Are Torn

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HI everyone,
So I adopted my neighbors tiger Oscar bc he’s moving and put the fish in my 36 gal( I’m getting a 100 gal tank this week). I moved the tetras I had into a 10 gal tank. I have a Pleco that was hiding in his favorite spot and couldn’t get to him easily. So I put the Oscar in the tank and I saw the Pleco coming out. Well, when I went to grab a net a small container the Oscar already had him in his mouth! I was able to get the Pleco out of his mouth but now his back fins is messed up- practically he has no back fins. He is now in a 5 gal tank ( he’s a small guy) and I’m wondering what medicine and step will be the best for him to recover.
 

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Can we see a pic? Keep the tank in really good condition bc he will poop up the tank and it could become finrot
 
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toomanyfishes said:
Can we see a pic? Keep the tank in really good condition bc he will poop up the tank and it could become finrot
Here’s a pic
 

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Should I do daily water changes as well??

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Yikes! Idk what to do about the 90 percent gone fin. I'd add aoI stress coat to replenish his slime coat to keep infection out.
I added stress coat to the tank already. I was thinking about doing 20% water change everyday or every other day. I also have Kanaplex I was thinking about adding as well
 

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fish25 said:
Should I do daily water changes as well??



I added stress coat to the tank already. I was thinking about doing 20% water change everyday or every other day. I also have Kanaplex I was thinking about adding as well
yeah sounds good
 

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