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Old 06-19-2010, 10:52 PM   #11 
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The vacuum I have doesnt work on my 5g
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Old 06-19-2010, 10:53 PM   #12 
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So how have you been cleaning it? Perhaps it really needs a good cleaning, I'd go ahead and clean all the gravel. Take it out and rinse it off.
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:54 PM   #13 
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Thats what I did. Washed everything and put in prime, stability, melafix, and pimafix. I hope this works. Do you know what a good vac is for a 5g?
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Old 06-20-2010, 06:58 AM   #14 
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Before the full clean ive been doing partial (50-78%) cleanings. Ive been looking for a vac for my 5g eclipse but no luck so far. Anyway today he seems even worse. Goes to bottom of tank and just falls on his side. I dont think he will make it. My last Betta that did that died slowly over a 3 week span. I am considering euthanasia since I dont want him to suffer like my last one did.
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:44 AM   #15 
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How long have you had this one? I wouldn't medicate him at this point unless you know what he is sick with.
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:46 AM   #16 
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I have a 5g and use a typical siphon. It works fine. It looks like this
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:58 PM   #17 
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I have the same siphon you have. Now he seems better. I took the carbon filter out when I put the meds in and that seemed to perk him right up.
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