This can take up to fifteen minutes or so sometimes.
In most situations they can easily be healed if attended to in a timely manner.Below I will try to give you a step-by-step tutorial on just how to do this, and what you will need to accomplish the task.As well, you must also understand that there is always some risk in sedating fish.Just as with humans, very small percentages do not respond well to it and can even be killed.Left untreated, these ulcers can lead to Dropsy, internal infections, and the eventual death of the fish.
That is why it is important to tend to these wounds as soon as feasible before they get to a non- repairable state.
You do not want to cause temperature shock on an already ailing patient.
In the photos below, I am utilizing five gallons of water.
Pictured below is an easy setup that anyone can put together as a makeshift operating table.
It is best to get everything ready prior to beginning any procedure.
Next put in only enough water to cover the fish, yet not deep enough that it can get momentum to jump out.