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  1. Hallyx
    12-07-2012 03:20 AM - permalink
    I love chickens. My landlord won't let me keep them here <sigh> And it's such a perfect place.
  2. Hershey
    12-05-2012 08:49 AM - permalink
    I see.
  3. Sakura8
    12-05-2012 01:32 AM - permalink
    Banned just means someone has broken some forum rules and is being denied access to the forum. Depending on the severity of the rule breaking, it can be temporary (most bans we give out are 3 day bans) or permanent. Usually, the only people we ban permanently are trolls or spammers. No one except spammers will ever be banned without receiving at least two prior warnings about their behavior. The moderating team will always do their best to work through any problems with someone. :)
  4. Hershey
    12-04-2012 08:48 PM - permalink
    One of your cats has my name! I'm curious where you got your names from, Ace attorney?
  5. DragonFish
    11-17-2012 09:55 PM - permalink
    I've done a little research on Lifeguard, and from what I can gather its an alright medication, but I can't find much about its success treating Ich so I can't tell you for sure how effective it will be treating it.
    However, I would suggest a different method of treating Ich anyway, using heat and Aquarium Salt; a method I know to be very effective and a little less stressful/harsh then any commercial medication.
    If you are dealing with Ich, keep a VERY close eye on Peach. Its highly likely he will end up with it as well. Its an annoying little parasite that spreads very easily and quickly.
  6. DragonFish
    11-17-2012 09:54 PM - permalink
    Its not always best to trust everything you read on the back of a commercial medication, just like its generally best to take the advice of most pet store employees with a grain of salt. A lot of time, its all about marketing. Always a good idea to do your research about any medication or disease treatment in general before you jump into using it and you should never use anything as a 'preventative'; that often does a lot more harm them good.

    Now, are you POSITIVE he has ich? Does he look like hes been sprinkled with salt?

    Its good that hes perking up a little bit, he could have just been a little stressed form the move and all. Does he have any sort of plant with him? Something to rest on/hide in?
  7. DragonFish
    11-17-2012 08:36 PM - permalink
    What sort of treatment did you start and what exactly are you treating for? Are you positive he has Ich? Any chance you could send me over a picture?
    If Peach is still doing well and showing no signs of illness, then it'd probably be best to let him be. No need to put him though the stress of treating him for something he may not even have.
  8. DragonFish
    11-16-2012 11:27 PM - permalink
    Awesome. :) Best of luck!
  9. Saphira101
    11-16-2012 11:27 PM - permalink
    Haven't posted in diseases yet. spots look the same as before, only got home like an hour ago and am about to start treatment. is there anything else I need to know?
  10. DragonFish
    11-16-2012 11:11 PM - permalink
    Awesome, Kritter Keepers make great QTs. Just may want to rinse one really really well before using it if you do need to separate Merlin out of course. xD
    So how is he? How are the spots looking? Have you posted anything in the Diseases and Emergencies section?

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  • About Saphira101
    Former betta keeper and forumgoer with a rekindled interest in the fishkeeping hobby. :)
    Washington, United States
    Pet keeping, reading, writing, Anime, Benedict Cumberbatch, and a few other things.
    High school student
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    3 - 5
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  • Hello! I'm a former fishkeeper and with a rekindled interest in the betta hobby. I don't have any bettas currently, but I'm brushing up on my fishkeeping knowledge with the intention of eventually bringing home another finned friend. ^_^


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