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  1. Methylene Blue

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I'm currently using Methylene Blue to treat some mild Popeye in my oldest betta, Sherlock. I tried first treating with Epsom salt and daily or every two day water changes, but the Popeye persisted. There are no directions on the bottle as how long to leave the treatment in (I'm not using...
  2. Methylene blue bath question

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This past Thursday I rescued a pastel CT male with what appears to be both fin rot and ammonia/nitrate poisoning. I've been giving him maracyn plus in addition to a daily methylene blue bath, and he's showing improvement every day :) My question is, does anybody know how long I should continue...
  3. How do I treat my fish using methylene blue?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I have a very sick rescue betta that I got from a friend- was severely neglected, lived in an 1/2 gallon container that was never cleaned. He has severe fin rot and ammonia poisoning too- many betta owners have recommended methylene blue as a treatment option- but I didn't want to...
  4. Velvet

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I live on dorm at a boarding school, and one of my neighbors has a betta fish in a little bowl. It has no heating or filtration, and I think the betta has velvet. It is a red betta, and has a rust colored dust all over its body. I will post a pic later if I can. I talked to her...
  5. Question about Methylene Blue

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi fellow betta lovers I recently had an interesting experiece with some bettas. I bought a betta fish from my local Petsmart. As an experienced betta owner, I knew what I was doing as far as introducing the fish to his new tank, which I did very carefully. So you can imagine my surprise when I...
  6. Will Methylene Blue cure ick/fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My divided betta tank is having big trouble. One of my bettas died with ick, fin rot and fungus (nasty stuff). I was trying to treat the tank by keeping the temperature at 87F and using aquarium salt. I treated the tank today with PrimaFix and MelaFix but unfortunately I was too late. My other...
  7. Saprolegnia treatment

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 2.5 gal What temperature is your tank? 77-80º Does your tank have a filter? sponge filter Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? air stone on sponge filter Is your tank heated? yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none Food...