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Old 10-09-2012, 10:00 AM   #11 
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Instruction on the box just for preventative care. Do not follow them it will not help. Salt remedies- every one who had been long enough on this forum learned from Oldfishlady . And a lot of people used those instructions for long period of time ,so it safe. You can use 1tsp/gall for a few days and then increased it to 2 tsp. And you need to finish whole course of the 10 days. I am still confused with your water though ...with salt treatment you need to do daily water changes. I hope you can figure out about water.
Always pre mix salt, make sure it dissolved do not put it directly to his tank.

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Old 10-09-2012, 10:37 AM   #12 
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:28 PM   #13 
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ok, today LuckyBlue gets a rounded tsp of aqu salt..... and yes I've been dissolving it first in another container before changing his water. Been changing it daily... He still has a hearty appetite, so I am hopeful..

I think if I ever put them back together in a divided tank..I will take better precaution not to fill the water enough to allow one to jump over.. and if it should happen I would give them a salt treatment to prevent any problems from damaged fins. Hindsight is always so much more perceptive.

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Old 10-10-2012, 10:02 AM   #14 
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If you will use oak leaves you rinse them first. Do you have stress coat? You can use stress coat along with salt treatment.

About jump yes i always afraid of that. I had a few bettas jumped. One actually jumped out of the tank. And he is about 5 years old now. It was one year ago that he did it. And he never did it before. So always be careful. One of my betta jumped when i was changing him. So ....they are jumpers!
Can you keep them separate?
If it ever happen again like for example it happened to my betta you not always need to treat with salt. I didn't because he was fine. I picked him up right away. If fish is active, eating no damage ,like mine was, all i did daily water changes with stress coat and he was fine. Stress coat replenished his slime coat.

Give us update. Make sure his fins don't get fuzzy ,white cottony like patches . If you think his fins getting worse i would increase salt up to 2 tsp/gall.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:42 AM   #15 
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just saw this , check out page 4 #40
http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=115668
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:03 PM   #16 
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Even though Lucky is only in a gallon home, he made me work to catch him for his water change which until now was quite easy to scoop up, therefore I must say that the salt is helping even though the fins don't look much better yet... (fingers crossed)

Thanks again for help.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:07 PM   #17 
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How much tsp are you adding? If you think it helps you can increase the dose.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:43 AM   #18 
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oO you should always dose with a level teaspoon...
don't up the dosage any more.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:33 AM   #19 
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If you treating fish with lower dose of the salt you always can increase the dose, of course not to exceed the highest dosage which is 3tsp/gall. It even may be better since you do it gradually and let him get used to it with time :)
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two rounded teaspoons (measuring spoon tsp)
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