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  1. bettalover2033
    06-28-2012 03:17 AM - permalink
    I will just answer in a private message since I went ver the limited characters allowed on a VS.
  2. Branjosh
    06-27-2012 06:35 PM - permalink
    What size is your tank?42 gal
    What temperature is your tank?78 F
    Does your tank have a filter?yes
    Does your tank have aeration?yes
    Is your tank heated?yes
    What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Guppy,gourami,tetra,bala shark,Molly

    What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Flakes
    How often do you feed your betta fish? Twice daily

    How often do you perform a water change? Monthly
    What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 26%
    What type of additives do you add to the water? Conditioner

    Nitrite: 0
    pH: normal
    Hardness: normal
    Alkalinity: normal

    How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Clamped fins,
    How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Lethargic, not eating
    When did you start noticing the symptoms?1 week
    Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Water changes, Prime
    Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
    How old is your fish (approximately)? Not sure
  3. Branjosh
    06-27-2012 03:06 AM - permalink
    Hi, my blue betta is in a community tank and a few days ago became really quiet and was at the bottom of the tank.He is refusing to eat, and only occasionally swims up for air. His fins also looked clamped. I got my water tested at a pet store and it confirmed ammonia poisoning, much to my surprise, as all the other fish are doing well and are active. I did a 50% water change (my tank is 42 gal) stopped feeding for 24 hours, and added some Prime. I did another water change 2 days later and there was a very slight improvement but not much. He still stays at the bottom of the tank and refuses to eat. What else should I be doing and do bettas recover fully from ammonia poisoning. All other ph levels are fine. I really don't want to lose him. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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