Originally Posted by aokashi
Yes! he was the most adorable betta ever XD my first one in fact...
well, you can definitely try flaring him to see if that will help him pass poop.
Meanwhile try PMing OldFishLady. I'd say she's the most knowledgeable about epsom salt and will be able to tell you whether or not you can medicate at the same time :)
I've tried that. He'll get a little excited, but he doesn't flare at all. I've just noticed that he has some white bumps (looking a little larger than ick or maybe it's a patch of ick or some kind of injury or tumor) on one of his gills. He won't flare at all. He used to flare at me just by my being in the room.
I have this really sinking feeling that I'm going to lose him. His ick infestation doesn't look that bad, but now that I see that patch on his gill and combining that with the float issue... I really have a fear that he's going to be a goner. 8(
I wish this place had a chat room so I could ask my million questions and get my questions answered faster. Every time I think of a question and get an answer, 10 more questions pop up in my head.