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IPB Home Board Rules Help Search Members Calendar _____________________ [ Submit ] [ ] Search this forum only? More Search Options Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register ) > AusAqua forums > General Aquaria > The Clinic 2 Pages V 1 2 > Reply to this topicStart new topic > All My Adult Bettas Are Sick Options V BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 19 2006, 11:06 PM View Member Post #1 Profile [IMG] all my bettas are sick..i'm not sure wats wrong with them, they all live in the same tank. they are all inactive but are still eating. they are loosing color and are stressed out. they either Mangrove hav their heads up at the surface and stay vertical or are on their sides on the bottom of the Jack tank. * * my girl has clamed fins and just sits at the surface. Group: Snr Member i've been treating them with melafix and pimafix but still no change. Posts: 269 Joined: -------------------- 27-September BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to 06 becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Callatya post Oct 20 2006, 01:51 AM Rating: 4 Post #2 View Member Profile [IMG] STOP TREATING. The girl has crabs! More details needed. * * * * * How many fish are we talking? Group: Snr Member How big is the tank? Posts: 3,898 Do you quarantine? Joined: 2-May 05 Can you give us ammonia/nitrite/nitrate readings? From: Sydney, Australia What declorinator do you use? Member No.: 6 When was the last new fish added? Status:Hobbyist When did you start seeing problems? Currently Breeding:No What chemicals have you added to the water? What are you feeding? Are any showing any fin issues, redness, or ulcers? -------------------- Go to the top of the page +Quote Post BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 20 2006, 02:12 AM View Member Post #3 Profile [IMG] 7 fish altogether (one BN catfish) and 2 apple snails. the tank is a 2 ft. 60L or so. Mangrove i havn't got anything i can use to quarentine them in. Jack i can't afford the nitrate test kit etc so i can't give you those readings. * * i use betta geo liquid and vita pet water ager. the last new fish was added about 2 months ago. Group: Snr 1 of the boys fins is begging to go blue, im thinking fin rot but i could b wrong. Member i feed them vita pet betta food and frozen blood worms and of corse a mushed pea once a week Posts: 269 and fast for 24 hours after. Joined: 27-September -------------------- 06 BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to From: South becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Lissa Rating: 0 post Oct 20 2006, 09:42 AM View Member Post #4 Profile [IMG] how many male bettas do you have in the same tank? Bower Bird -------------------- * * * * * Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion ---Martha Graham Group: Snr Member Posts: 4,698 Joined: 1-May 05 From: Perth WA Member No.: 4 Status:Hobbyist Currently Breeding:No Go to the top of the page +Quote Post BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 20 2006, 12:19 PM View Member Post #5 Profile [IMG] there wer 5 but one died this morning. there are 4 males left. Mangrove i keep them in those betta display cages. they hav been fine for the 3 months i've owned them. Jack til now * * -------------------- Group: Snr BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to Member becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Posts: 269 Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Celeste84 post Oct 20 2006, 03:17 PM Rating: 5 Post #6 View Member Profile [IMG] any gold dusting on the body/fins? any lumps under the scales? Contact Admin - are the gills swollen or reddened?? Custom Rank is their breathing laboured?? * * * * * could they simply be stressed out from seeing each other all the time??? Group: Snr Member and remember, try to do a water change (pref 100%) every 3 days when treating with meds. Posts: 2,391 Joined: 26-July 06 HTH From: Werris Creek, NSW Member No.: 263 Status:Hobbyist Currently Breeding:Yes, Bettas Go to the top of the page +Quote Post BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 20 2006, 03:53 PM View Member Post #7 Profile [IMG] there is a slight dusting on my pastel ct which i cant treat if it is velvet Mangrove they are begging to breath rapidly and ive lost my other little white vt sad.gif Jack * * no other symptoms as of yet Group: Snr -------------------- Member BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to Posts: 269 becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Celeste84 Rating: 5 post Oct 21 2006, 12:07 AM View Member Post #8 Profile [IMG] if it is velvet get something with malachite green (sp?) in it - it contains copper which is the only thing that'll kill velvet. you should stop the pimafix at the very least if it is Contact Admin - velvet because you're just wasting it :< lower the tank temp to slow the parasites life Custom Rank cycle, and turn it up to 28c when you get meds to speed it up again so you can kill it * * * * * quicker. Group: Snr also, copper and invertebrates don't mix i'm afraid sad2.gif Member Posts: 2,391 Joined: 26-July 06 From: Werris Creek, NSW Member No.: 263 Status:Hobbyist Currently Breeding:Yes, Bettas Go to the top of the page +Quote Post BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 21 2006, 08:33 AM View Member Post #9 Profile [IMG] invertabrates? u refering to the snails? or the bn catfish? Mangrove -------------------- Jack BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to * * becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Group: Snr Member Posts: 269 Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 21 2006, 09:09 AM View Member Post #10 Profile [IMG] yay turns out the vita pet multi cure treats velvet biggrin.gif gonna do a 100% waterchange and treat them smile.gif thanks all Mangrove after i find out what the invertabrate is of corse tongue.gif Jack * * This post has been edited by BabyDragonz: Oct 21 2006, 09:10 AM Group: Snr -------------------- Member BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to Posts: 269 becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Lissa Rating: 0 post Oct 21 2006, 10:47 AM View Member Post #11 Profile [IMG] snails are inverts Bower Bird -------------------- * * * * * Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion ---Martha Graham Group: Snr Member Posts: 4,698 Joined: 1-May 05 From: Perth WA Member No.: 4 Status:Hobbyist Currently Breeding:No Go to the top of the page +Quote Post BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 21 2006, 07:45 PM View Member Post #12 Profile [IMG] okies biggrin.gif so is it ok to treat the BN catfish? just thought i should check happy.gif Mangrove Jack -------------------- * * BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Group: Snr Member Posts: 269 Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page BabyDragonz Rating: 0 post Oct 23 2006, 07:58 PM View Member Post #13 Profile [IMG] i havn't treated the BN catfish yet but it seems happy and healthy. i only hav two of my adults left that are getting better the rest of them past away (pastel ct Mangrove boy & copper black rt boy) bye2.gif Jack hopefully i can get some breeding stock in soon to replace them sad.gif * * -------------------- Group: Snr BabyDragonz, BD, BBD, Reggie or my name Regan all names accepted ^^ Hopefully one the way to Member becomming an expert CT breeder :D My Webpage Posts: 269 Joined: 27-September 06 From: South of Brisbane Member No.: 343 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page marc Rating: 0 post Oct 23 2006, 09:45 PM View Post #14 Member Profile Mangrove thats really bad , i hope you get on top of this soon Baby dragonz .. I has taken me a while to Jack get the hang of identifying the basic pests and pathogens of fish. * * Group: Snr Member Posts: 302 Joined: 28-January 06 From: Brisbane Member No.: 148 Go to the top of the +Quote Post page Lilli Rating: 5 post Oct 23 2006, 09:50 PM View Member Post #15 Profile [IMG] you really have to act fast with velvet. Maybe you should have a play around with Vicki's disease diagnostic wizard and you might pick up a few identifying characteristics of some Girlfiend diseases to keep an eye out for. * * * * * It is a great idea to have a few basic medications on hand. Multicure, for instance, will Group: AusAqua treat - well a number of things in a pinch, and you can buy it in very small bottles for less Posts: 9,844 than dechlorinator costs. Joined: 2-May 05 -------------------- From: [IMG] Holsworthy, Member of the Sydney Splendens Society Inc and the International Betta Congress and the SKG. Sydney, NSW. 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