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  1. Other Fish
    My male has been mysteriously bloating. He’s in a hospital tank right now and I’m using AQ salt in it. But someone told me that will make it worse and I need to use epsom salt??? Help me, please, I’m super confused. Thanks guys!
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Any help or advice is appreciated. Thank you. Housing: - 10 gallon - 80 degrees - Filter, yes. Heater, yes. No air stone or air tube. - Tank mates: two oto catfish. - I put live plants in his tank two days ago. He had silk ones before but they started to grow a bit of algae and no matter how...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First off, here's the stats of tank and fish: Housing What size is your tank? 3 Gallon What temperature is your tank? 76-78 degrees Does your tank have a filter? No Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I thought I remembered reading something about adding epsom salt to the water and causing mild pineconing but I can't find it now. I noticed tonight that my very sick fish is now pineconed a bit and I'm worried but I don't want to assume the worst. I added 1 1/2 tsp to his tank last night, a...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Need a quick answer on this one... Can I start the Maracyn Two treatment and also use Epsom salt in the tank at the same time? I have a 10 gallon tank so I put two packets of the meds in so far, and I have the epsom salt water ready to go in (I put just a little bit in as I read you should add...
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Can someone help me with this debate I offer have for myself? I often see AQ salt and Epsom suggested for illnesses almost interchangeably. Like for treating bloat for example I see some people say use Epsom others AQ salt. So can someone help me with what's the differences or what you prefer?
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