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Old 10-09-2012, 06:31 PM   #71 
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I got the IAL today! Thanks for sending me so much!! It's sure to last me a good while! Should I keep a leaf in there all the time or only when he is sick? I hear it's good to have a leaf in there all the time to fight off any sickness they might get, but I don't want to have it in there all the time if i'm not supposed to. I think i'm going to go ahead and change the water in his 3 gallon and add 3tsp of epsom per gallon and some IAL to that. I think maybe he'll feel more secure in the larger tank since he has hiding places and it might encourage him to be more active and maybe he'll poo. He looks pretty pathetic right now just floating or sitting at the bottom but he still eats and responds to me when I look at him. I have tried to get him to flare but he doesn't seem interested. :( I really hope he doesn't die while i'm away. Poor Twilight. He's held on for this long.
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Old 10-09-2012, 07:05 PM   #72 
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Yes, it's okay to have a leaf in there at all times. All your mom will have to do is change the water and put the leaf back in. I think one leaf may even last the entire week you're away. It'll eventually get waterlogged and sink to the bottom.

Any activity is a good thing because it might encourage to poo. C'mon, Twilight! Hang in there buddy!
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:35 PM   #73 
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Well Twilight seems to be doing better today. He pooed last night as soon as I put him back in his 3 gallon tank with the IAL and some epsoms. He seems MUCH happier now that he's back in his tank. He's swimming around and responding and even trying to munch on some of the leaf, and his bloat went down almost instantly after he pooped so I think thats a good sign. I think I may have to treat him with some epsoms indefinitely though since he seems to still have the Swim Bladder problem but I think it's just hereditary for him. Poor guy! :( Thanks so much for all your help Sakura and everyone else that posted here. I will update you if his condition worsens/changes!
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:46 PM   #74 
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You're welcome. Go Twilight!
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Old 10-22-2012, 05:02 PM   #75 
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hey , how is you betta doing?
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