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Old 01-09-2011, 08:47 AM   #1 
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Pity purchase from Petsmart not doing well..

So I caved and bought a betta from petsmart yesterday, he is reaaallllyyyy skinny, has fin rot and isn't eating or moving around too much. His color is really dull also.

I have him in a small 1 gallon hospital tank I gave him a second dose of melafix today. I tried feeding fish flakes and brine shrimp but he wasn't interested in them even when the brine shrimp were swimming around his face! I had an airstone bubbling in his tank but I turned it off for fear of stressing him out too much.

I was just wondering if there was anything I could do to speed along his recovery.


Thanks in advance!

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you could give him an Epsom Salt Bath... I don't know the whole instructions but OLDFISHLADY does, you can pm her.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:52 AM   #3 
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poor baby...good luck fixing the little guy up!
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