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  1. Oldfishlady
    02-11-2011 02:20 PM - permalink
    I honestly don't know..sorry....I haven't used OTC medication/products in a really long time and I am not sure how it would effect plants...but my thought is that it would not be good for them.....can you QT the fry and infected fish to treat? that would be better.....sorry...also, if you treat in the tank be careful with too high temp with the plants too...some can't tolerate it and other can.....good luck...sorry I couldn't might ask Byron..he may know....
  2. weluvbettas
    02-11-2011 02:11 PM - permalink
    I really need your help!
    Recentley I bought some fish and did not check them any problems! I looked into my tank tonight to find my betta fry with little white dots on! I think the only infected fish other than the fish that brought the disease. I have some treatment for ich (white spot) its called king british white spot termanator . It has worked in the past. Will it be ok in a planted tank?
  3. Oldfishlady
    02-07-2011 08:30 PM - permalink
    When missing ventral fins are a result of environment and not genetics then offspring will not be affected-usually if the fry do not grow out with ventral fins due to bacteria they will usually never have them....
  4. Abby
    02-07-2011 08:04 PM - permalink
    Hey Oldfishlady, if a spawn is bottom dewelling and resulting in the spawn growing without ventrals will this affect the fishy will he grow them eventually or not? i have a guy in sydney who i fell in love with one of his ventraless boys hes selling for $2.00 (bargin for his pretty metalic purple) will there be issues if i bred him with fry missing their ventrals?
  5. Oldfishlady
    02-07-2011 07:51 AM - permalink
    Oldfishlady will have to name it after
  6. reaper0325
    02-06-2011 10:57 PM - permalink
    I think I just discovered a new kind of fish. lol
  7. Oldfishlady
    02-06-2011 04:36 PM - permalink
    How mature is the tank and how big are the corydoras....they may be fine in 8gal for awhile if they are immature or sub-adults-and if the tank is mature/stable...but 5 corydoras even in a 10g is pushing it IMO...these guys get over 2inch when active plant growth can help water quality to a degree-but I would still make at least 50% weekly water only changes and watch them closely for stress...a 20g would be ideal.....these are really cool fish and usually really active too...on the move constantly and watch for barbel erosion and/or infection-this can be caused by too rough substrate and/or high nitrate that even in NPT with overstocking can happen....
  8. weluvbettas
    02-06-2011 12:07 PM - permalink
    What am i going to go? I just found out its not 5 gallon its like 8. Does this help in anyway?
  9. Oldfishlady
    02-06-2011 12:03 PM - permalink
    It will be fine for the Betta but not the cory cats...not enough space for them and they would most likely get stressed and stressed fish....get sick......even with all the plants that volume of water is just not enough to support them long term...
  10. weluvbettas
    02-06-2011 11:58 AM - permalink
    Its a 5 gallon tank :)

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