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  1. iceyrose
    04-29-2013 01:33 PM - permalink
    Well i adopted a crown tail betta the 27th of april, thinkjng about naming him mowhawk not shur if it fits just yet.
  2. iceyrose
    11-07-2012 06:24 AM - permalink
    Neacco sadly passed away on the morning of 11/5/2012
    He had what appeared to be fin rot. He when thru api salt treatments & two differnt types of antibiotics. i am thankful for the nine months we had together as he was a bundle of energy most days & had his own goofy personality..that i fell in love with. he kept me company as ive spent mostly every day with him since he was adopted nine months ago.
    I pray that he is in a better place now where illness cannot rob him of his happiness. I luv u lots neacco rip little buddy...luv mommy
  3. iceyrose
    10-16-2012 03:29 PM - permalink
    Hes in a nice 5gallon tank equipt with filters & a heater. Removed his stones & tank toys...since hes been sick hanging out @ the bottem of the tank. I put api aquarium salt in numerous times this last month along with api stress coat. Recently added api fran2 an antibiotic hes on like 5th or 6th round of it....hope things get better soon. I miss,energetic neacco =/
  4. iceyrose
    10-16-2012 03:24 PM - permalink
    Neaccos fin rot & illness + lack of energy is highly concerning....i fear i might lose him soon=/ he eats@ meal time but has such a lack of motivation & move ment. I clean his tank once a week since theres filters in his tank...that also get switched out ever two weeks.
  5. iceyrose
    07-23-2012 01:28 AM - permalink
    Kinda odd how empsom salt can change the Ph in the tank....Hmmf...well least it helped neacco handle his business....small amount O fin....rot though.
  6. iceyrose
    05-01-2012 10:46 PM - permalink
    Thankfull for the good things in life
  7. iceyrose
    05-01-2012 10:45 PM - permalink
    Thankfull neacco is healthy & energetic lately....he was very constipated this last month for like2~3 weeks tryed empsom salt up to 3tbsp per gallon in his 5gallon tank... tryed diphania nothing would pushings along so I gave into the green peas which really helped I've read in a few places that green peas are bad for there digestive track....very thankfull my little buddy is healthy and energetic as I am a home maker for the time being and tend to spend a lot of time around neacco.
  8. iceyrose
    03-19-2012 09:37 PM - permalink
    The ph I test when changing the water with spring and bottled water I don't use the ups & downs for the water if anything I use the fauset water to balance it toward some of the bottled water is a low ph wich Is more acidic* this processes dosnt bother him.....the amonia test I picked up is helpfull yet to see any spikes in the tank as I have a filter system and change his water out regualary...bolth test are api products and are liquid test kits....all be picking a master kit up once I have a good paying job. Neacco is the coolest little dude ever & he loves his tank I'm slowly adding things to it to make it more home like to him. I'm trying to pre grow some betta bulbs that will help turn his tank into an underwater jungle...I have only one silk plant in for now not a huge fan of the plastic crap lol.
  9. iceyrose
    03-19-2012 09:29 PM - permalink
    *its truely a sad day when a family pet passes away* rip betta buddy
    I posted a tread today ...about empsom salt...was kinda confused and thought there was a certain brand for fish or product. I got some answers to clarify long as humans can drink it it should be fine for the fragrances or what not. I picked up a ph test kit & a ammonia test kit. I don't feel confortable with cycling the 5gallon tank yet id like neacco to be a 100% befor he has to put up with that. I don't know how much a 5 gallon can cycle come pared to a 10 gallon tank...I put his subtrate back in the tank...filter systems running and the heater keeps the tank at 80'f. He loves his 5gallon tank& truely spazes when I have to remove him from the tank so I thought maby only one 100% every 4weeks or so...and 75% once a week and one 25% once a week. Pre soaking his pellets to help keepem from the constipation issues and feedings every other day...
  10. freemike
    03-16-2012 01:08 AM - permalink
    Unfortunately he passed. I would check your water parameters for ammonia, nitrate, and nitrites. The epsom salt can be found usually at dollar type stores, wal-mart and grocery stores. You can find it in the first aid section.

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