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Old 11-29-2007, 07:32 PM   #21 
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Eek....

That bag is long gone. I got the little guy back in August. Would any kind of bag do, or is there something else I can do instead?

I hope time is not running out......
You could try a large plastic cup. Space is the problem though. Any plastic bags will do.
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Old 11-29-2007, 07:40 PM   #22 
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I got him!

He's in a Ziploc bag floating in the new tank. I am n-e-r-v-o-u-s........... is he going to be OK?

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Old 11-29-2007, 08:03 PM   #23 
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OK........

He's in the tank. He's right up on top with his little fishy nose almost out of the water. He's just hanging there at about a 45 degree angle, which is what he was doing in the other tank (when he wasn't sitting on the bottom). Why is he doing that, and what's going on? I'm now concerned that there's more going on here than just a cold tank. My husband just took a look at him and said it almost looks as if he's trying to breathe.

What is he doing?

Anxious
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:07 PM   #24 
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I'd wait for a few hours while observing what he is doing. He's still trying to get himself used to the tank. Keep all lights off.
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:12 PM   #25 
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Blueberry's tank is in my daughter's room. Can I cover the tank with a dishtowel or a scarf until she goes to sleep?
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:16 PM   #26 
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Blueberry's tank is in my daughter's room. Can I cover the tank with a dishtowel or a scarf until she goes to sleep?
That'll be okay.:)
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:27 PM   #27 
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Thank you SO MUCH!!

I'll let you know how he's doing.

I just have one more question: how long can he go without eating? I haven't seen him eat a thing in several days!

Again, thank you for your time and caring.
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:33 PM   #28 
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The little guy may eat at night,
but if not, buy some freeze-dried bloodworms to prevent starvation.
Bettas LOVE those.
Available at your LFS.

Also, I have some bad news.

R.I.P
MY LITTLE BUCKET OF JOY

DADDY LOVES YOU- STAY STRONG!

My bettas died from a fungus disease that was aggresive. Unfortunately, medicating started late.
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:39 PM   #29 
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Thank you SO MUCH!!

I'll let you know how he's doing.

I just have one more question: how long can he go without eating? I haven't seen him eat a thing in several days!

Again, thank you for your time and caring.
I'd try feeding him a portion of frozen bloodworms which are more tempting but don't do it now. Do it tomorrow or once he appears to have settled. Thaw the frozen stuff before using. And for future reference, I'd feed the betta bloodworms only once or twice a week. He can live without food for a week or two.
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Old 11-29-2007, 08:39 PM   #30 
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Oh, I am so sorry!!!!

I've been through this lately with hermit crabs and tadpoles. Most people don't understand how we can get so attached to such little animals, but goodness knows we do.

It's the curse of the animal lover. But our lives are so much better for having known them, no matter how small.

Have you ever read about Rainbow Bridge? You babies are waiting for you there.

My deepest sympathy.

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