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  1. weluvbettas
    12-03-2010 01:09 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Took the adult male out. wasent going to risk my 4 remaining fry..... I will get pics up now I will make a thread in the tank section of the forum. The tank is not planted but it is packed with live plants , you might like it.
  2. Oldfishlady
    12-03-2010 12:39 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Oh no....good luck....hopefully he will settle down and accept them...but I would keep a close eye on them.....sounds like you may need to cup some fry soon or get a bigger tank and plant it up......
  3. weluvbettas
    12-03-2010 12:30 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Added the fry males and females . There was a bit of fighting not much though. May take the adult ale out dont know?
  4. weluvbettas
    12-03-2010 11:49 AM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    My fry are really small for there age. I had a lot on earlier this year so they did not get many water changes 4 a week. but they are full of color so I have guess the gender. But I think the females are the smallest ones.
  5. Oldfishlady
    12-03-2010 11:40 AM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    If he is not bothering them then the betta fry should be fine...how are your fry doing btw......any up dated pic? you can see some of my youngest HMDT fry in my album...I take crappy pics and it is hard to see their tail and dorsal fin...growing out nice....
  6. weluvbettas
    12-03-2010 11:36 AM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Thanks they are a bit bigger than the white cloud fry. So Im gonna add them. :)
  7. Oldfishlady
    12-03-2010 11:29 AM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    You mean adding the female fry to the male Betta and white clouds....I don't see why not...depending on how big they are....my males never seem to bother the betta fry...but the betta fry love picking on the adult male long fins....lol.....put one of my males in a half grown fry tank and they shredded his fins...big surprise...lol.....I would watch them and make sure he won't eat them.....
  8. weluvbettas
    12-03-2010 08:52 AM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Hello! I have a male , a very calm one. Living with 6 white clouded minnow fry which are small. I was wondering if I would be able to add some of the small female betta fry that are getting picked on in the fry tank. The tank that the male lives in is stuffed with silk plants.
  9. Oldfishlady
    12-01-2010 12:13 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    You never know...these guys can surprise you......lol....all you can do is all you can do....also depending on how old she is too....rare, but it can happen is egg bound-looks just like dropsy symptom and they usually do not recover.......

    Also, you can go up to 3tsp/gal-on the Epsom salt if needed-just do it slow 1tsp at a time every 12-24h to tolerance ....

    You can also try broad spectrum antibiotic...I don't use them so I can't recommend anything.....

    good luck.....
  10. weluvbettas
    12-01-2010 11:55 AM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Hello!
    My pk female violet as you know has dropsy . At the moment i have qt her in a cup with epsom salt. She is eating. Am i doing everything I can? Will she make it? She is a tough girl. Been through cold temps as low as 70 (before i knew anything lol) 3 spawns , fin rot , attacks by other fish and numerous fights !

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