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Old 11-18-2009, 10:43 PM   #31 
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I just read your post "A bunch of sick bettas" and in there it said that you shone a flashlight on the tank and it looked like there was glitter? Did anybody mention Velvet? I'm not sure if that would be a sign of Velvet but it does look like a gold dusting on the fish when you shine a flashlight on it.
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Old 11-19-2009, 09:47 PM   #32 
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Fishy update and a question

So, these other two fish... should i be treating the whole tank (including the other fish) for the fungus because with Watson it showed up too late and I don't want the same thing to happen again???
Thanks for all of the support. I know I suck at the fish thing but I am trying really hard to save the other two! Also, should i have my bio filter out, I pulled it out last night but I am not sure about that either. Thanks
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Old 11-20-2009, 11:03 AM   #33 
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Check the medication instructions... some are safe for the biofilter.

If you take it out, you will need to keep the bacteria fed and oxygenated. A simple way of doing this is to put it in a bucket, plug it in so it will be aerated and sprinkle a little bit of fish food in the water so it will feed them as it decays.
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