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Conversation Between StarBetta and DarkMoon17
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  1. DarkMoon17
    03-15-2012 10:58 PM - permalink
    DarkMoon17
    Kanamycin would be great if you can find it. If you can find a anti-parasite pellet food that contains Metronidazole (like Jungle's Anti-Parasite Pellets) then you can combine that with either Kanamycin or the Maracyn combo.
  2. StarBetta
    03-15-2012 03:46 PM - permalink
    StarBetta
    Sadly, no. They don't have that good medication at Petland :(( Ill try to beg my mom over the weekend to go to another fish store where HOPEFULLY they'll have good medicines. Besides Maracyn I and II, are there any other medications I can look for?
  3. DarkMoon17
    03-15-2012 10:39 AM - permalink
    DarkMoon17
    Do you have a thread started with the tank info and such? For now do 3tsp/gal Epsom and daily 100% water changes. Are you able to buy medications like Maracyn I and II?
  4. StarBetta
    03-14-2012 06:53 PM - permalink
    StarBetta
    Thankfully, yes! Oh and It's okay! I that happens to me sometimes and I'm so freaked out about my messages and other things I usually check. He has the same problems but now he's swimming in circles looking in pain.
  5. DarkMoon17
    03-12-2012 06:46 PM - permalink
    DarkMoon17
    I'm so sorry about the delay Starbetta, we lost internet access this weekend so I wasn't able to check messages until today :(

    Is he still hanging on there?
  6. StarBetta
    03-09-2012 08:16 PM - permalink
    StarBetta
    Can you help me, please? My poor Rainbow might die!Im so sad :( Ill tell you what it says.
    Thread: Please help asap!

    Oh no! Rainbow is terribly sick!! *Cries* He has pineconing on his head and some on the front of his body, i think he has popeye, and he's sideways! I don't want him to die! Hes my 2nd betta!
    PLEASE HELP! His eyes also have this layer of clearish film! Just please say something! I have epsom salt and i have him in a 1/2 gallon with tap water conditioner but i dont know if i should put ep salt! Please answer, please! I cannot even go to the petstore because its closed! What am i going to do?!
    :(
    I hope you can help me, Darkmoon. I want Rainbow to make it!
  7. StarBetta
    12-16-2011 07:08 AM - permalink
    StarBetta
    well hes normal- not bloated -not thin. In the disease section you can find my thread (Fish having seizures?) ill post a pic
  8. DarkMoon17
    12-16-2011 12:04 AM - permalink
    DarkMoon17
    Hi there,
    Does he look thin? Or bloated? Does it look like he is trying to "shake something off"? Can you see anything on him (parasites)?
  9. StarBetta
    12-15-2011 07:08 PM - permalink
    StarBetta
    Youlovegnats told me to contact you about this------

    Okay... I just got a new marble betta fish on November 25th. Since last week he has been darting across, up ,down, all over his tank. There is NO fish with him in the tank. Once, I spied on him and he was darting and NO ONE WAS THERE AT ALL. Is this normal or does he have seizures? You see when a betta fish chokes it swims crazily trying to spit it out? Thats what he does BEFORE I feed him and AFTER i feed him....

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