Re: [RML] White spots on eyes of m. bosemani

Gary Lange (gwlange at
Fri, 28 Apr 2000 22:03:31 -0500

Hope that you're a member of the Seattle Aquarium Society. If looking for
info, go to the Krib. Eric Olson can give you the info on when the club
meets. Most likely they can help you find some good sources of fish too.
10% is way too small of a water change though.

gary lange

-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Johnson <etj at>
To: rainbowfish at <rainbowfish at>
Date: Friday, April 28, 2000 9:32 PM
Subject: RE: [RML] White spots on eyes of m. bosemani

>Thanks - this helps a lot. What I have is exactly as dave described and
>try his fix. I moved a batch of m. boesemani fry from a 10g rearing tank to
>another tank so I now have a cycled hospital tank at my disposal. I've also
>been gradually moving healthy fish out from the affected tank. I've not yet
>begun the antibiotic treatment since I'm away from home this week and
>want to do a partial antibiotic run, but I'll get that started in a few
>ph, kh, and nitrates (to a lesser degree) have been under control, and my
>changes are frequent (usually weekly) but small (10%ish). Fish load in that
>29G tank when i first saw symptoms was 6 small and medium m. boesemani, 2
>praecox, 2 c. siamensis (SAE), a small botia loach (yoyo maybe?), and a
>dwarf plecostamus. I've since moved two of the healthy boesemanis to
>tank that recently came online. I've had no other recent disease problems.