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  1. kelly528
    11-02-2009 10:10 PM - permalink
    Wow! Thanks! I guess that MTS for ya!!!
  2. JamieTron
    11-02-2009 10:06 PM - permalink
    oh lol! well all your reading paid off you know a lot of the stuff the first aquaculture year students don't know yet pretty impressive!
  3. kelly528
    11-02-2009 09:39 PM - permalink
    Oh boy I wish :) I just got suckered in to MTS when I dug my 10g out of the basement after school got out in May... I just chalk it up to months spent as a committed lurker lol!
  4. JamieTron
    11-02-2009 08:53 PM - permalink
    Hey Kelly! Are you in an aquaculture program? You seem to know quite a bit about fish :)
  5. ifish
    10-20-2009 07:00 AM - permalink
    thanks ofr the quich response do you like my avater?
  6. ifish
    10-19-2009 09:27 PM - permalink
    kelly where did you get that avatar it rocks
  7. Lupin
    10-12-2009 05:13 AM - permalink
    I love your avatar, Kelly.
  8. kelly528
    10-07-2009 11:25 AM - permalink
    Okay I know synthsis jsut advised against peas... I will address that on the forum. Think of them as an ex-lax chocolate: Extremely tasty, but only to be used for medical purposes! You can use daphnia as well, but I know it is hard to find sometimes and it is too small for my betta to eat. Here is how you go about treating constipation with peas:
    1) Source out a frozen pea. Don't use canned, they have lots of salt and preservatives.
    2) Thaw it (I run it under warm water).
    3) Peel the skin off (Just rip open the skin with your fingernails and pop the pea out. It's easier than it seems.)
    4) Cut it into small pieces (about the same size as betta pellets).
    5) Feed about a quarter or half the pea to your betta.
    The pea has tons of fiber and keeps the betta regular. I advocate feeding just a tiny bit of pea once in a while because people seem to forget that all wild carnivores get a bit of veggies from the stomach contents of their prey. Simulating this in captivity is essential for bettas.
  9. chelsey07
    10-06-2009 09:21 PM - permalink
    Hi kelly I only feed him beta pellets no blood worms and only once a day sometimes once every other day. How do I treat him for bloating?

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