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post #1 of 5 Old 05-11-2008, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
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Torn fin may be fin rot

So, I thought Cow had ripped his tail fin on some plastic plants I had in his tank (stupid, I know. They have since been replaced by silk ones), but now I'm starting to think it's fin rot.

Does anyone have good pictures of fin rot, or know where I can find some (Google wasn't much help) for comparison?

And what would you suggest as a treatment?
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post #2 of 5 Old 05-11-2008, 10:32 PM
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-12-2008, 09:20 AM
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I was given two Bettas at work..poor things both had fin rot ..the Male so bad he had no tail..I used "Betta Fix" that worked pretty well.
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post #4 of 5 Old 05-12-2008, 01:37 PM
I dont recommend using a medication due to the strees and side affects that may be afflicted to the fish. I HIGHLY recommend using aquarium salt to treat the tail rot. 1 teaspoon per gallon or less. HOpe he gets better.

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-12-2008, 05:51 PM
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or a general antibiotic from the lfs. and just keep up 25 percent water changes every other day to keep the prams good and help speed up the healing process

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