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Blaxicanlatino 05-01-2008 12:41 PM

Moneywort TOXIC????
 
I heard from others here that moneywort can cause bloating in bettas. DOes that go for other fish for say... platys?

herefishy 05-01-2008 12:45 PM

I have never heard of such a claim, bettas or other fish.

Blaxicanlatino 05-01-2008 12:51 PM

I heard that it rekeases a toxin into the water that can cause problems in bettas; bloating. Currenlty, im having trouble getting my betta to get unbloated and its been about 2 months now

fish_4_all 05-01-2008 01:22 PM

I have never heard of this and have known many betta keepers who keep moneywort with them. Some even use it in breeding tanks because if how durable it is.

Blaxicanlatino 05-08-2008 01:26 PM

I had a post on something like this on a different topic and some replied telling me about the moneywort. I forgot their online names but I'll see if I can find it


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