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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm not sure if this is his coloring, fin rot or mycobacteria. I got him from petco 2 days ago and I'm keeping him in a 3 gallon tank but I would like to move him into a 10 gallon tank but after reading about mycobacteria and what it does I'm a little afraid to add him to a tank with plants
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I suspect that my most recent fish death (yesterday) was due to a strain of either columnaris or mycobacteria. I'm leaning more towards columnaris at the moment. Here's the thread I made, in case anyone wants to read it. The only thing of interest not in the thread is that when I scooped him...
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    My betta Hero just died this morning from mycobacteria, and I'm just kind of tired of buying them from Petco/Petsmart, they seem to always be sick. If I bleach the tank (and heater and such), then boil it and leave it to dry in the sun, will that be enough to kill the bacteria and be safe enough...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. I had to euthanize my Asta due to suffering from presumed Mycobacteria infection. I'm pretty broken up about it. Now to the question of sanitization. I'm aware of how difficult it is to kill Mycobacteria. Not only does it sporelate, it has a waxy cell wall. I have googled ways to sterilize...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    He has all the symptoms, as I detailed out in this post here- http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?p=1558338#post1558338 So why am I starting a new thread? Well... My Mom is a trained homeopath. I've seen it work miracles, but let's face it- it isn't magic. So I didn't really have any hope...
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