Reggie, who was looking a bit decrepit, passed on this morning. :(
So I went to Big Al's this morning to get some crickets for the beardie and I decided to take a look at their bettas. I told myself none. I wouldn't buy any.
So much for that. :3
He's a black orchid crowntail, and he's so cute :3 He was so flashy and he was flaring all over the place in the store, but now... XD Complete opposite. Floating at the top of his tank, clamped fins, and (surprise, surprise) he has gill parasites. Typical for Big Al's, really- but I don't mind. I haven't treated a betta illness in a long time. I'm up for a challenge. I specialize in the treatment of parasites, anyway. ;)
The other thing that's at the back of my mind is... well, did I bleach/rinse out the tank enough? Yes. Very sure. If he's not looking any better tomorrow I'll tear it down and rinse it out again. I'm a bit worried, as I haven't had a new betta in a while and I'm not used to the clampy fins and stillness, lol- but hopefully he'll color up soon. He's eaten something, at least.
Pictures of little Tobi will be up once he feels better... hopefully soon. :)
In the hobby for 9 years.
Last edited by Betta Slave; 01-04-2012 at 03:46 PM.