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Old 02-18-2013, 11:08 AM   #11 
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I don't have any aquarium salt. Hence why I'm going to Walmart to check if they have any. Is there anything I can substitute? Will a salt bath be ok for Titanium? That's how I fixed Glacier.
Epsom salts are muscle relaxants, it'll help to keep them calm and avoid them getting too stressed...which in itself is a premptive action and good to get hem healthy.

But see about the bettafix/melafix like i stated in my earlier post. They naturally rid the water of bacteria that could harm your bettas. As well as promoting fin and scale regrowth.

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I have melafix, but it only killed my fish when I used it properly. I'm in the checkout line and I have jungle aquarium salt and API stress coat. What should I do when I get home?
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I have melafix, but it only killed my fish when I used it properly. I'm in the checkout line and I have jungle aquarium salt and API stress coat. What should I do when I get home?
Oh good, in that case go with what i said in my 1st post about the Aq. Salt and make sure to keep the water nice and warm.
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Ok, my only problem is that it's winter. The tank usually stays at 76F. I have a tetra preset heater. Should I used adjustable heater? That's in my 20gL.
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I'm FINALLY home! My feet are killing me. xD

I added a tsp of salt per gallon and a tsp of stress coat. Now, I just have to wait, I guess.
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I'm FINALLY home! My feet are killing me. xD

I added a tsp of salt per gallon and a tsp of stress coat. Now, I just have to wait, I guess.
Make the Stress coat double dose to promote rapid regrowth, as the instructions on the bottle state. So 10ml(2tsp) for 10 gallons.

Also find how how much power your heater is, cuz if it's too strong it'll just make the water too hot for your bettas...even if it's adjustable. Or you can slyfully turn ur home tempurature up a couple so its not affecting ur aquarium too much lol.

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xD love the sly suggestion. It's 62F in my house and it's 76-78F in the betta tank. I realize that I ran into a problem with the heater ... The cord doesn't reach the outlet. >_< my preset is 50watts and my adjustable is 75watts. It used to keep my 10g at 82F on low. xD I would need to move my betta tank to use the heater. All extension cords are currently in use. I could just have a high temp water change. Take out the bettas, do an 80% water change (2 Platy fry and RCS are in the tank), and acclimate them to the higher temp.
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Lol yw ...and nice 82f would be perfect for healing bettas. But w/e you do, just make sure to keep the water clean while you're treating them. They do heal in cooler water, it just takes more time; so it's up to you.
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Ok, thanks. If I had more then one breeder net, I'd stick them in my 20gL and crank up the heat. Wouldn't hurt anything. But, I'll do my best to keep the tank nice and warm for them. Thank you so much!
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Anytime Kiara, it's what the commuminty is for. Let us know how they do.

And goodluck.
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