Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Care
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-10-2012, 11:57 AM   #11 
BettaQi
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Oh goodness Aokashi -- sending you both good vibes!
BettaQi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:03 PM   #12 
LadyVictorian
Member
 
LadyVictorian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Coon Rapids, MN
Poor guy, I hope he recovers. Sending good vibes your way and lots of them.
LadyVictorian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:05 PM   #13 
ao
TFK Moderator
 
ao's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: NYC
Thanks guys... this guy was so sick he was free so I codn't pass him up.
ao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:06 PM   #14 
cjayBetta
Member
 
cjayBetta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: NB, Canada
Poor little guy
cjayBetta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:09 PM   #15 
ballyhoo
New Member
 
ballyhoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Fingers crossed for this little fella. Have you tried adding garlic to his foods to promote eating and help against internal parasites? I add Kent Garlic Xtreme to my betta foods and foods for my marine fish.
ballyhoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:12 PM   #16 
ao
TFK Moderator
 
ao's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: NYC
he doesn't eat yet... he's so weak, it seems all his energy is reserved for breathing. pretty emaciated too
ao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 12:47 PM   #17 
BettaQi
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Maybe liquid food?
BettaQi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 01:33 PM   #18 
xShainax
Member
 
xShainax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: South Glens Falls NY
Quote:
Originally Posted by aokashi View Post
How did you treat him...? Mine seems so fragile right now. even his pectorals are stuck together. he doesnt use any of his fins. he doesnt move. he barley even breathes.....

I slowly brought down the ammonia yesterday night. Also left some floaters in the tank to soak up any excess.

I have salt in with the IAL...
I just used clean water and AQS. Change his water every day and he will be better in no time. :)
xShainax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 01:42 PM   #19 
lelei
Member
 
lelei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Haverhill, MA
If you have any BW's frozen, or FD just try one, see if he even notices it, chances are he won't but keep trying, and if he even uses his eyes to look up, it's a good sign, and then (praying) he even opens his mouth to try it, even if he spits it out, which he will -- keep trying, I did this with Sapphire, about a good 8-10 x before I got results, and waited an hour or so before trying again, and finally he opened his mouth to take it, after that, within a few more hrs, I saw him moving a slight bit, next I tried a pellet, and he took it, and we were good to go..he has to eat, just keep at it..:)
lelei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 02:11 PM   #20 
MoonShadow
Member
 
MoonShadow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: New York, USA
Poor man!! My little puck was like that when I first got him and now he's a completely different fish! I just made sure he had clean warm water, high protein foods (when I could finally get him to eat), and Vita-chem. And be patient, just because he doesn't bounce back immediately doesn't mean he won't bounce back!

Puck when I got him


Puck now (4 months later)
MoonShadow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.