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  1. Jimmysdad
    09-22-2010 09:28 AM - permalink
    Jimmysdad
    hello,
    My betta is still living although very bloated. The maracyn two and aquarium salt do not help with the swelling. He floats at the top and and sometimes eats. Is there anything else for the bloating?
  2. karlhague
    09-21-2010 04:53 PM - permalink
    karlhague
    Ah thanks..

    Just trying to work out what to do with these Endlers, 2 are grey/black , the other is yellow,

    No idea how old, the lady didn't really have a clue, (she got 2 male endlers and 6 females.

    And got over run with them, So she threw some in with the shrimp, we tried separating them but they kept jumping back in the bag, so she gave in
  3. Oldfishlady
    09-21-2010 04:40 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Awesome, the betta food should not be a problem for the Endlers
    Lucky Endler fry too, my Bettas gobble up guppy fry pretty fast in my tanks...lol....but Bettas have never been a problem for adult guppies...I have lots of both species all in the same tanks and only guppy newborn to 1 week old fry are in danger....lol....once a week or so old they are too big and fast for the Bettas to catch...my natural population control...laffs.....
    My RCS adults have been safe with the Bettas but I am sure they do get some of the shrimpletts....except in one of my experimental 20g spawning tanks....adult shrimp don't last long with 5 females and 1 male even with all the plants, but in the 75g with all the Bettas and guppies the shrimp thrive...so tank size has made a difference in my case and survival of Shrimp.....
  4. karlhague
    09-21-2010 03:41 PM - permalink
    karlhague
    Hi OFL.

    Solar maimed 3 shrimps, the rest have know been moved into the community tank down stairs.

    How-ever He is still with 3 Endler Fry (they came free with the shrimps)...

    Which I wasnt expecting to last a night with him, almost a week later and their still there, and he still isnt bothering them..

    No idea how old they are, I'm feeding them really really small pieces of flakes, And Daphnia .

    But they keep stealing Solar's Betta flakes and pellets.. will it hurt them?

    They hide in the plants if Solar goes near, and Very very quietly zip to the other side of the tank out of they way, (they are way too fast for him)..
  5. Oldfishlady
    09-20-2010 02:48 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    That is what I would do too.......
  6. weluvbettas
    09-20-2010 12:54 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    i think i gonna have the euthanise him sadly he is a pale white and he hardly swims now im gonna just put him in a container and put him in the freezer and just let him go sadly.
  7. Oldfishlady
    09-20-2010 12:46 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Through his gills, but floating on the back is not a good sign sadly.....sometimes the injury can be worse than you think, you may want to lower the water level some and put the fish in a dark quiet place and hope for the best....but honestly it doesn't sound good.....
  8. weluvbettas
    09-20-2010 12:43 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    thanks he is floating on his back . How will he be able to breath???
  9. Oldfishlady
    09-20-2010 12:41 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Clean water and water changes for now is what I would do, depending on how bad the injury he may or may not recover
  10. weluvbettas
    09-20-2010 12:05 PM - permalink
    weluvbettas
    Hi oldfishlady i have a problem with ne of my white clouded minows he was in a ten gallon with a betta and 3 danios and today i saw the betta attack the minnow and rip its fron fin off immidentally i scopped the white cloud out and put him in a qt cup. At the moment he is layed on his bach but he is still trying to swim and he is breathing fine . is there anything i can do???

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