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Old 11-24-2012, 08:16 PM   #1 
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My betta is blind??!!! Help please!! :((

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I had my betta for past 2 years.

I had it in a 3 gallon tank, with filter. There is no heater in tank. I always use tap water, but add few drops of betta-fix to it whenever I change water.

It eats like a pig....and would eat up all the pellets real quick whenever I feed her.

But for past 3-4 days I noted that it was not eating well.

I placed it in a small bowl today, and closely watched her for hours. It won't eat. But most surprisingly it won't react when I tried to touch her with my hand. Even wont flare up when I put a mirror in front of her !


What's wrong with her?
Is she getting/become blind??? :(

I am so sad and miserable!! :((

Plz guide me what to do!
Thanks
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:18 PM   #2 
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Also it looks so healthy otherwise! The eyes are not swollen or anything as well. Plz help. Thanks again :((
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:26 PM   #3 
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I had it happen to one of my females, it was so sad. Quarantine her if she's with any other fish and make sure not to change where her heater and any decorations are located because that's how she will know her surroundings. She may have some type of internal infection if you don't see anything on the outside. Do daily water changes with AQ salt. 1/2tsp per gallon. If she doesn't eat the food, make sure to suck it out of her tank right away to keep her water clean.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:33 PM   #4 
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Thanks ktbrew for ur kind reply!
Did ur fish get better???
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:41 PM   #5 
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Sadly she didn't. She was quarantined for about 2 weeks before she passed away. I believe she had columnaris and I didn't have the correct medications available at the pet stores where I live. Ive read that antibiotics furan-2 and kanamycin administered together can help. It's very difficult when there are no outside indications as to what is wrong! Mine did have a small pink sore on her side by her gills. It went away but her illness did not. :(
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:08 AM   #6 
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Thanks again ktbrew.

My fish condition hasnot changed at all overnight. Her one eye kindo looks worse or may be its my imagination.

Can u look at her pics plz!!
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:17 AM   #7 
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ahhhh....i am not sure how to attach a pic here :((
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:23 AM   #8 
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i think i can only do it in a new post....
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