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Old 03-12-2013, 06:16 PM   #11 
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I already have new conditioner.
I clean the big tanks every weekend.
And he is currently in a divided 10 gallon.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:04 PM   #12 
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Have you considered moving him into a smaller tank? It takes way less time to clean. Trust me, if I can find time to clean my 2.5 g each day you should be able to. I just got done fighting fin rot with my guy and aquarium salt and clean water cleared him right up.

ETA: If an animal is still eating, it's not ready to go yet. Animals stop eating when they are ready.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:08 PM   #13 
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Yes, I also tried that. He was in a 1 gallon tank.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:16 PM   #14 
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Did you clean it everyday with 100% water changes? Have you tried medication?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:18 PM   #15 
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No, it stressed him to much to clean it so much in such a small tank.
Or as it seemed to me.
And what kind of medication should I try?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:24 PM   #16 
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I am in no way an expert, but reading off the sticky Betta Fish Diseases Part 1 in Diseases and Emergency (posted by I believe DarkMoon17), it says "API Tetracycline, API Fungus Cure, API Triple Sulfa, OR API Erythromycin".
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #17 
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I think aq salt and very clean water (25% daily in a 10g) should be all he needs honestly.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:35 PM   #18 
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I can try, and if it doesn't work?
I will keep you guys updated when I start the AQ salt treatment.
Will the betta on the other side of the divider be okay? He
Is very healthy, but I don't know how he will react to the AQ salt.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:38 PM   #19 
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I definitely don't think you're even close to having to make that decision. I wouldn't consider it until the betta is lying gasping on the bottom of the tank, totally unable to swim, and/or pineconing.

As MattsBetta's has said, keep up with water changes, keep the IAL, use AQ salt, maybe try some StressCoat. High protein food and water in the 82-84 range will likely help too.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:48 PM   #20 
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I will raise the temperature, get some AQ salt ,And I don't have IAL leaves. But I will try my best. I am hoping to clean the tank on Friday, so I will start the AQ salt treatment on Thursday.
Thanks everyone!
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