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  1. Betta Slave
    02-19-2011 05:49 PM - permalink
    Betta Slave
    Okay. She's perfectly fine, colored up so nicely and loves exploring. I'll stop with the Prazi-Pro, then. So occasional whiteness/transparency in their droppings is normal?
  2. Oldfishlady
    02-19-2011 05:42 PM - permalink
    If she is otherwise acting and eating normal...I wouldn't worry...often what you see is related to the diet and with females it could be related to eggs she dropped and ate or even absorbed...this is all normal and nothing to worry about...I would not treat her with any pesticide/wormer unless she is symptomatic.....its normal for fish to have some internal parasites in the gut/intestines...they shed them on a regular bases to keep them in check and the immune response of healthy fish will do the rest......
  3. Betta Slave
    02-19-2011 05:20 PM - permalink
    Betta Slave
    Hey OFL,

    Wondering if you can help me (again. lol)
    I'm usually good at identifying parasites, but right now I'm stumped/worried. (Excuse the endless babbling in advance!)
    Right... so Amaryllis' poop had a little white thread on it, and the regular stuff was at the bottom... and I'm not sure, but there might've been some white attached to the regular stuff too, but it wasn't stringy at all. I fed her frozen bloodworms earlier, so that might be why, and I'm using Prazi-Pro, which helps prevent/treat tapeworm-like parasites, but I'm still really paranoid... what do you think? She's very happy, very active, eats like a pig, and ready to breed... hasn't shown signs of tapeworms before, either... but I can't help but wonder.
  4. Oldfishlady
    02-19-2011 03:39 PM - permalink
    As you found out they can breed and the reason you don't want to cross is so the endlers can stay pure...

    She sounds pretty...look forward to pics.....are you planning a spawn?
  5. karlhague
    02-19-2011 12:48 PM - permalink
    I was told when i bought the endlers they wouldnt inter-breed with guppies, Stupid petshop...

    Stupid me for listening to them LOL..

    Ohh By tge way I finally got a female sorted, Shes an Electric Blue Crowntail.

    Arrives on Tuesday
  6. Oldfishlady
    02-18-2011 04:47 PM - permalink
    With Endlers-they usually start to color up in the 4-8 week range...some sooner and some later....however, since you crossed them with guppies.....which is not could be sooner that they color up....hard to say....
  7. karlhague
    02-18-2011 04:15 PM - permalink
    Hahha he chases alright.

    What age will they Start showing Colour? (Planted tank with snails).

    Their already eating live daphnia, Freeze Dried Daphnia(Freeze dried when i run out of live) and really finly crushed flakes
  8. Oldfishlady
    02-18-2011 03:55 PM - permalink
    Mine usually can't eat the fry once they are a week or so old because they are too big and too they get good exercise chasing
  9. karlhague
    02-18-2011 03:45 PM - permalink
    OFL thats why the pregnant females were put in the tank, but he WONT touch the fry (or at least I havent caught him).

    Fry are between4-6 days old now, So I Guess I'm going to have a few survive
  10. BlackberryBetta
    02-18-2011 03:44 PM - permalink
    Ok. :)

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