What is going on with my zebra danios?

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I have 4 zebra danios in my 29 gallon tank along with 8 platys and 5 cories. I recently lost 2 danios so i used to have 6 but now i’m down to 4. Everytime one is about to die I notice they sit near the corner of the tank and just stay in one spot. They don’t eat, and don’t move. They also look very skinny. There is a known parasite problem in my tank that I’m currently treating for right now. Pictures provided
 

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Sounds like wasting disease, aka internal parasites. Once you finish treating them I think the danios should stop dying.
 
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Sounds like wasting disease, aka internal parasites. Once you finish treating them I think the danios should stop dying.
I’m treating with prazipro but I’ve heard if the solution is white it’s gone “bad” but I’ve also heard that it doesn’t matter what color it is? Should I pick up some General Cure or continue using prazipro?
 

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kaleen said:
I’m treating with prazipro but I’ve heard if the solution is white it’s gone “bad” but I’ve also heard that it doesn’t matter what color it is? Should I pick up some General Cure or continue using prazipro?
I’m honestly not sure about prazipro since I’ve never used it but general cure works pretty well :). If the solution is white I would errr on the safe side and get general cure.
 
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I’m honestly not sure about prazipro since I’ve never used it but general cure works pretty well :). If the solution is white I would errr on the safe side and get general cure.
Do I have to quarantine the fish? I don’t have a hospital tank but I do have a storage bin I could use. Or should I just treat the whole tank with general cure?
 

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Do I have to quarantine the fish? I don’t have a hospital tank but I do have a storage bin I could use. Or should I just treat the whole tank with general cure?
Treat the whole tank. Chances are most of the fish are already infected. Hopefully once you start general cure the wasting disease parasites should go away!
 
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Treat the whole tank. Chances are most of the fish are already infected. Hopefully once you start general cure the wasting disease parasites should go away!
Thank you!!
 

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