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Old 09-26-2013, 07:19 AM   #21 
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I've never had any problems with round tanks and heaters touching the side.
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Old 09-26-2013, 12:16 PM   #22 
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Old 09-26-2013, 05:12 PM   #23 
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I put him in last night once the water was warmer and he was so happy. Went in this morning to feed him and he looks all floppy and isn't himself

I turned he filter off because it was way too strong. Will try to baffle it today.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #24 
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I'm not sure he's going to make it unfortunately. His fins aren't looking great - they kind of look 'skinnier' than they once were (I'm pretty sure he's a crowntail) and he's not as active. I managed to get the filter on a nice low flow and have covered the intake with aquarium sponge to protect him fins but I think it may have all been a waste of time. He was very content and active in his little bowl, but I'm not game to move him yet again and cause more stress.

I feel really bad
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:38 PM   #25 
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Take the filter out and do 2-25% water changes back to back, then do 50% water changes. Do not forget to use water conditioner. What you usually adding to the water?
See if it will help. Let us know how he doing
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:55 PM   #26 
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I usually use a conditioner specifically designed for bettas - bettashield I think it is called. It states that it eliminates ammonium and coats the fins etc...

His fins have gone all 'stringy' and thinner than they were. I've obviously done something very wrong, he's not himself at all.
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:01 PM   #27 
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Do all water changes you can skip 25% just do a few 50% like about 30 min a part. Can you post the picture. Did you take the filter out?
Is he swimming at all? Is he eating?
He also might got caught in the filter and ripped his fins or he might bit him. Are you able to post the picture.
But first as soon as you can do water changes.
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:06 PM   #28 
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I had the filter turned off overnight as it was too strong, however it is fine now with a sponge over the intake so no chance of catching his fins.

He's swimming from time to time, his fins aren't flared out like normal and he tends to swim, then float at the top for ages as though he's sleeping. I'll post a picture if I can get one of him, he's hard to even see because he's hanging around at the top.

EDIT: sorry, yes he is eating well. Same amounts and quickly as normal.

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Old 09-26-2013, 11:12 PM   #29 
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this was him last night, happy as
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Heater on, sponge over filter intake.

His fins looking lousy
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