Help fixing fins please!

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I have a catfish who got picked at by some cichlids. His fins are torn and his whiskers have even been bitten off. He's also breathing pretty hard and not moving much, although he does shift a little sometimes. I moved him to another tank in the hopes of a recovery. I was wondering if there were any recommendations for medicine that could help repair the fins. The fish store I go to recommended pimafix (which I am currently using), but I don't think he has any infections which is pimafix's primary purpose. Is there something better I could be doing?

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Big-Ken replied the topic: Re: Help fixing fins please!

Clean water is the best meds, daily 50% wc and he will be back to normal in a week
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Nina_W replied the topic: Re: Help fixing fins please!

Big-Ken wrote: Clean water is the best meds, daily 50% wc and he will be back to normal in a week


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If the fish has internal injuries, it may take a little longer, or it may not make it, but there isn't much you can do for it except lots of clean water.
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Noddy replied the topic: Re: Help fixing fins please!

Fins will usually grow back when the base of the fins is still there.

But aggreed, fresh water is the cure, no meds!
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