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New Article: Weak Snick: Suspect Nutritional Myopathy In Syngnathids

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  • Offline TamiW
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Veterinarian Dr. Véronique LePage is an aquatic vet with extensive syngnathid experience. She agreed to put together this article for Fusedaw. She explains muscle loss as a cause of weak snick and the nutritional issues that are likely to blame for this illness.

Thank's to Dr. LePage for taking time to write this up, as I believe it's a frequently overlooked cause of illness.

http://fusedjaw.com/diseasehealth/weak-snick-suspect-nutritional-myopathy-in-syngnathids/
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It's all about the snick!
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Thank you Tami for posting this informative article.  I also appreciate Dr LePage for sharing her expertise with us.  Thank you both!
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Very good to have science help us. I wish the article could have listed some specific brand names that meet the needs of supplements.
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She didn't intentionally - She's in Canada and knew thesite was global. I know she likes Fish Vits. I believe this is the stuff but am not sure (it do have sn't appear to have Selenium). Dan's Feed has most everything you need as well. Spirulina is a good choice as an enrichment, it has e and selenium in it.
  • H. erectus, H. comes, H. kuda, H. zosterae, Doryrhamphus excisus, Bryx dunckeri, Corythoichthys flavofasciatus
It's all about the snick!
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Good article. I always made it a point to feed a wide variety of foods but it difficult with seahorses. When I got my first seahorse, a wild caught H. barbouri, he would only eat live food and refused brine shrimp. I ended up having to buy live shrimp from a farm in Nevada which cost me $75 a month. Later when I had CB I continued to buy the live shrimp to give my horses a diet boost.
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