Re: NANFA-- Antibiotics
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 09:30:58 EST

In a message dated 11/12/02 8:24:44 AM, writes:

<< 'll also add... Last time my brother in law got a sore throat and chest

infection, he was unemployed, and guess where he picked up his medicine?


He also was probably treating a virus infection with an antibiotic which has
no effect on viruses. Same is true for fish - antibiotics are ONLY effective
against specific bacteria. Most illnesses of fish are not bacterial
infections and those that are may not be the ones the antibiotic targets. Do
not indiscriminately use antibiotics in an aquarium - Period!

Lee Harper
Media, PA
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