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Well, i do believe it was you i last talked to, so hello there! I last talked about My lillian and Eris being romanced by their Wild mouse partner. He has been caught and released, and all pregnancies ended in miscarriages for both mommas. Now i'm here today to ask you one thing. I've tried everything with them,from changing bedding, food everything, to try to get them to stop sneezing wheezing and making a rattly sound. I'm convinced it's a sinus infection. I've seen you post about a fish antibiotic that would help. And i was wondering what it is? As i can't seem to find the post again. Thank you so much :)

Dear Amber,

It is a respiratory infection and will kill them without antibiotics. Can you get them to a vet? The home methods I can offer through fish meds are inexact. A vet can tell if they have one or two illnesses (myco and a secondary infection)-- requiring one or two meds; and whether it is upper or, as it sounds, pneumonia. You need an exotics vet or a pocket pets vet.

Write back if you can't get to a vet.

Best of luck and health to them.




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