Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-12-2012, 04:46 PM   #1 
Katy
New Member
 
Katy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Atlanta
Please help Keller-experience with finrot or vet pls...

My fave boy who had issues like this about a year ago now again has some fin issues- not as bad as before-

He's about 2.5 yo, in 10G filtered planted tank, alone. Water params are fine. Very spirited boy, gets 2-4 pellets 1x/day, lots of H2O changes, he had finrot 1yr ago and it took 4 months of dif treatment and water changes until he showed new growth.

Now it is not as bad- so I started with H2O changes and AQ salt for 10 days, it got worse. So started maracyn 1 and 2- then I saw some white areas, so added moroxy- today is day 5 of moroxy (7 days since the last H2O change) and he is not worse but not better.

Tomorrow I will do water change in his tank to get him out of this chemical milieu, and I will likely do AQ salt still, BUT I am considering whether I should do kanamycin and another afungal) both of which I have- after this water change???

Thoughts???
Katy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2012, 07:33 PM   #2 
babystarz
Member
 
babystarz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
I worry about his immune system being overloaded with too many meds so close together, so if he's not close to death I would give him a week of just the AQ salt. I think most antibiotics continue to work for several days after you finish treatment so it could be they just haven't had a chance to turn the tide yet.
babystarz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 04:07 AM   #3 
callistra
Member
 
callistra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
If all that's wrong is a little fin rot I would give him a break on all the meds. At least 2 weeks off before you go for Kanamyacin, although that's my first choice and it will probably take care of it.

Also.. you sure it's rot and he's not biting?

If you're running a filter all you have to do is a largish like 50% water change and put carbon in. That takes the meds out. Also hope you're not treating with salt with plants in there.. it will kill them.
callistra is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Does anyone have experience with... LizzyP Betta Fish Care 1 10-15-2012 02:24 PM
Keller's first bubble nest! cp6445 Betta Chat 0 03-18-2012 09:54 AM
Please help Keller! cp6445 Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies 11 02-17-2012 08:23 PM
Anyone Have Experience With This? GaspeGirl Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies 3 10-26-2011 12:37 PM
3 weeks of finrot vs. me = finrot wins n3wport Betta Fish Care 11 06-02-2011 07:27 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.