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  1. shadow123
    06-06-2010 09:44 AM - permalink
  2. Oldfishlady
    06-04-2010 07:05 PM - permalink
    Fresh dechlorinated water IMO/E is one of the best things for fish long term health.
    Making regular water changes of at least 50% twice weekly in 6g and less aquariums with filters and 50% and 100% weekly on unfiltered tanks that have one Betta, more depending on stocking.
    10g and larger at least 50% weekly depending on stocking, filtration and live plants use.
    This is with uneaten food removed after feeding and not overfeeding
  3. weluvbettas
    06-04-2010 03:45 PM - permalink
    oldfishlady have you got any tips on looking after bettas? i only asked because i want to give my fish the best life possible.
  4. Oldfishlady
    06-02-2010 05:13 PM - permalink
    Remind me again...size of tank and what have you been doing for him treatment wise and how long has the behavior changes been going on from laying on the bottom to sitting on the top
  5. weluvbettas
    06-02-2010 04:04 PM - permalink
    help oldfishlady ! yoshiko is not layed on the bottom anymore but instead he is just sat at the top of his tank next to the filter he hasent moved in a while! he is still full of coulor and is breathing fine.
  6. Alienbetta1
    05-30-2010 02:11 PM - permalink
    Happy birth day !
  7. Oldfishlady
    05-29-2010 05:19 PM - permalink
    52cherish, I am not may want to ask a moderator....I am a bit computer challenged
  8. 52cherish
    05-29-2010 05:07 PM - permalink
    Since I am new to this forum, I am wondering where someone would see the pictures I placed in albums under my CF? I specified them as public...
  9. Oldfishlady
    04-08-2010 12:35 PM - permalink
    Aquarium salt is Sodium Chloride and Epsom salt is Magnesium sulfate
    I use both for different treatments/reasons
    Espom salt I like to use for constipation, bloat, edema, swim bladder problems for its laxative properties and reduce inflammation/edema,
    Aquarium salt I use for healing of wounds parasites/pathogens/fungus/mold etc...
    Both have properties for antibacterial/fungal issues to a degree
    On both I use a 1tsp/gal to 3tsp/gal for no longer than 10 days and I like to always do treatment in QT so I can do 100% water changes and have my salts pre-mixed so not to over dose.
    I try to stay as natural as I can with treatments as I have found the fish tolerates it better
    Also, epsom salt is plant safe, aquarium salt can kill some plants especially when used long term

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