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I'm wondering about these black spots that she has everywhere. What is that? Are these parasites or a fungus?
Also, when I did water changes earlier, I accidentally mixed up the cups I do the smaller water changes with (I have another betta girl in a 7 liter bowl, and she is fine). I only rinse the cups a little bit or not at all, after using, because every one has her own cup. I freaked out, when I realized it and did a complete water change for Amelie (the one, that is not sick) right away. I rinsed everything with hot/cold water and used another cup of hers to keep her in, until the bowl was reay. I'm not sure, if that was helpful at all, because I don't know, if rinsing would help at all and also the new water wasn't aged yet. So, I am really really hoping somebody can help me figure out, what is going on with Dali and if she could be contagious.
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Unfortunately, hello again.
Dali is not really getting better and I think, she looks different, too. Maybe it's not only fin rot? Does that look familiar to any of you? Especially these black spots?
I haven't treated her with anything yet, because I wanted to get the water situation under control first. So I changed the pebbles to "safe" ones and I do water changes in the bowl about 2 times per week (around 20-40%) and about once a week to 10 days 100%. I let the spring water age for 1-2 days, so the ph should be sturdy. I don't check the water all the time (api liquid kit), but it takes about 3-4 days for ammonia to show in a very little amount (closer to 0 than to .25). The temperature is around 76, but sometimes changing. I can't do anything about that, until the aquariums are ready, which seems to be never getting done, but I'm working on it. She is eating and swimming around as usual.
I bought Maracyn. Would that be an option for her condition? And what about the dosage? I read on the healthy betta website about the dosage per gallon: 1 tsp of concentrate (1 tablet dissolved in 10 tsp of water). Does that mean, I let the concentrate sit there for the time of treatment and just take out 1.5 tsp daily for my 6 liter bowl? I also think, I don't have tablets, but powder. Does anyone know, if this would be the same amount as one tablet?
Thanks in advance
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