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Curved Spine in the Sorority

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One of the girls in my betta sorority had a curves spine this morning. I noticed while I was feeding the monsters and I put her in the hospital tank. After a couple minutes, she pooped and her shape went back to normal and I put her back into the sorority. She seemed a bit stressed at the move, but otherwise fine.

Is there any chance that my sorority has a possible TB outbreak? I had a newish swordtail in there temporarily, ad he died, even though he was QT first. My tank also has shared a gravel vacuum with my guppy tank, so if it's TB is it likely it's in there too?

Thank you guys. Just being paranoid.

Sorry I didn't take any pics, but it was a mild bend and I didn't think of it.
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You most definitely do not, have fish TB, your fish would be wasting away to nothing at the moment and you would certainly know!

Bettas tend to rest in a curved position so most likely she was just moving her bowels around to push the poo out or, as I said firstly, she was resting. My HM boy does it all the time or when he's wiggling for food he sits in a curved S position. It is most likely nothing to worry about and normal behavior.
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