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  1. bythelastlight
    04-19-2014 05:38 PM - permalink
    Hello there. I was wondering if you have ever heard of a successful treatment for a tumor. My betta has a big swollen lump on one side of her body and it looks internal. I've tried kanaplex with epsom salt and IAL with no success. She is pooping normally and doesn't have raised scales. Any help you can give would be appreciated!
  2. Bettalover89139
    11-19-2013 07:16 PM - permalink
    Hello, i'm treating my betta for dropsy per your noncoservative method. i'm using marcyn plus with 100% tank changes daily. My question is everyday changes? On the bottle it says 1,3 and 5 day. Also put in aquarium salt the fisrt two days will this worsen his condition? Please help, I trust you and hve recommended your list of diseases & treatments to many with questions. Just needed alittle clarification on instructions. Thank you, Sherrie
  3. chicklette
    10-04-2013 04:26 PM - permalink
    Hi, yesterday I brought a sample of Ivory's water to a pet store to be tested. Apparently, it was a little high in ammonia (I think about 1 or 1.5. I have a test strip, but it doesn't test for ammonia. I normally change half his 2.5 gallon tank every 7 days. I know ammonia can harm him. Should I be concerned?
  4. bettalover2000
    09-03-2013 12:27 PM - permalink
    How many teaspoons of ES per gallon for Popeye? I haven't been changing water enough because of a busy/tired schedule, so now PW has it!!!! Please help. My other fish had Popeye but later got dropsy and passed. :_(
  5. chicklette
    08-27-2013 07:20 PM - permalink
    Darkmoon, I got a male beta about 4 months ago. I thought when a fish pooped, it was stringy, but his is round, he, for some reason, does his biggest poop every 6 days, when I cup him. He doesn't appear to be stressed when I'm cleaning his tank. The only time I notice he has a large bm (at least twice his usual size) is when he is cupped. Should I be concerned?
  6. chicklette
    06-04-2013 10:54 AM - permalink
    Hi darkmoon. I have a question about water changes. I have a male beta in a 2.5 gallon heated and filtered tank. How often and what percentage of water shoul I change? I tried looking in the forums, even the faq, but I can't find any answers. Someone told me several months ago to change 50 and 100 every 4 days, someone else told me 25 and 50. What do you suggest? I believe Sakura told me the 50 and 100.
  7. DarkMoon17
    05-21-2013 09:06 AM - permalink
    Hi all, sorry for my along absence. My senior year at college required me to cut down on some of the things I love (like this site) and I will be going to Vet School this fall so I can't imagine having time to frequent I am very sorry that I haven't had time to check messages here. If you have any questions or concerns please email me at my school address: alogy5@mail. missouri. edu Just remove the spaces. I check emails daily!
  8. chicklette
    03-23-2013 01:34 PM - permalink
    I will be cleaning Jewel's tank tomorrow. Usually I use a bit of vinegar, should I be using the aquarium salts I just bought instead of the vinegar?
  9. chicklette
    03-23-2013 09:52 AM - permalink
    Darkmoon, your pm box is full.
    Last night, I reduced Jewel's water level by half, unplugged her heater and left the glass top off over night. This morning she is back to her usual self. I haven't fed her yet, but still plan on getting some epsom salts.
  10. chicklette
    03-22-2013 11:49 PM - permalink
    I just found out that Jewel (my female beta) has swim bladder. The pet store told me to feed her peas, but before I thawed them, I found your site about diseases. Now I'll get some epsom salts tomorrow and hopefully, my bro-in-law can find some NLS or omega one. How long should I fast her for?

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