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Old 03-08-2013, 10:51 PM   #11 
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Aw, poor baby. I'm glad you took him home and I am really hoping he gets better.
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:59 PM   #12 
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Poor thing!! Good luck with him!! Definitely keep him updated! I've rescued bettas that were just as bad off and they made in through, so it is possible!!
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:21 AM   #13 
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^moonshadow you and your experience is of great encouragement~

Thank you all for the kind words ^_^ I just got up to check on him. had to squint and stick my face up to the glass to see if those gills were still moving >.>
and he's still alive *whew*
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:40 AM   #14 
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Changed out the water before I left my house this morning, He doesn't look too good TBH...
Sometimes I wonder, how do you cling onto life like this when you look like this?



Ignore the bubbles, His plakatness probably did that...
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:44 AM   #15 
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Interesting thing to be trying.. Look at how tiny his ventrals are. He might have had a hard time all his life. o.O
Do you think seeing the other betta stresses him out or increases his will to live? I wouldn't know.
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:50 AM   #16 
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I thought about removing the PK, or using a solid container.

Honestly I don't know whether bettas are stressed out by seeing another betta, none of the ones I've kept seem to have problems with their reflection :O

my biggest problem is moving him to another container, In past experiences I think that stresses them out more than anything :(
So I try to keep them in there. I had an idea about putting a black plastic bag around it. but I'm not sure how safe plastic bags are , lol. I'll see what I can do later of he's still alive

I had a very similar case a while back, I think the ventrals are shrivelled. not sure what causes it


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Old 03-09-2013, 08:49 AM   #17 
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Best of luck! I hope he pulls through. Keep him nice and warm!
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Old 03-09-2013, 08:55 AM   #18 
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Wow! Quite the transformation in your other fish! In seeing the transformation the other made, I can only imagine how beautiful he is going to be become! @aokashi "His Plakatness" that is too funny!
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he's at 84F-86F, :P I usually keep rescues at that temp.
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Old 03-09-2013, 09:00 AM   #20 
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I wonder if you got a little Betta Spa an put a little in there if that would help. This is the product if you can find it:

http://www.amazon.com/Ocean-Nutritio...ds=almond+leaf

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