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Old 04-20-2010, 08:55 PM   #1 
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Exclamation Ick Help!

I just brought home two female bettas, one has Ick. How should I go about treating her. I think I heard that salt bathes work with Ick but idk please help.
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:10 PM   #2 
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Well I'm starting to think the sick girl is actually a sick boy. I noticed that "she" was flareing alot at nothing (meybe "her" reflection), so I looked for an ovioposter(idk how to spell, the egg spot) and there isnt one that I can see so I'm assuming I rescued a male plakat now :S so confusing.

Anyways I Still Need Help Treating The Ick!
I put some Ick Away in the little tank she/he is in. Should that due?

(wish my camera card would work in the computer again -.-...ill try and get a pic of her/him with the computer)
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:34 PM   #3 
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Here's the best pics I could get with my computer camera.
1st one shows some of the Ick but there is more.(see the white dots on him/her)
2nd one is of him/her flareing
3rd is a close up of him/her flareing
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:43 PM   #4 
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I just use ick medication and that always always always works. You could try a bit of aquarium salt though.
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Old 04-21-2010, 12:03 AM   #5 
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ok thanks I'm gonna stick with the medication and keeping the temp up for now then.

And I'm pretty sure sick girl is actually a sick boy now. Never thought I'd end up with a Plakat boy because I always check to see if there is an egg spot. With the supposed female I didnt even think to look I was just woried about getting "her" out of the store and nurseing "her" back to health lol
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Old 04-21-2010, 12:09 AM   #6 
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(s)He'll most likely be fine. Males can have eggspots too, though. From the pictures you have though, he looks like a he. :)
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Old 04-21-2010, 12:10 AM   #7 
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Yes I've heard that males sometimes do have the egg spot lol. And I'm very convinced she is a he now.

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Old 04-21-2010, 11:51 AM   #8 
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Those pectoral fins are just screaming masculinity!
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Old 04-21-2010, 06:00 PM   #9 
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haha thanks I guess :P
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