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We've had an outbreak in our female betta tank.
Don't know what is going on. We have tried Maracyn two and Bettafix, but neither have helped.

This is a 10 gallon cycled tank. We have a heater that keeps it 78-80' F and a filter hooked.

Here is a picture of our worst girl. Poor thing has a cotton-ball like fungus growing on her side.


Any advice?
 

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Perhaps try the conservative method of treatment. I'm just worried it may be too slow for how advanced this is.

For conservative treatment, try and separate them all into containers easily changed 100% every day. Add in 1 tsp/gal dissolved aquarium salt, and over the next 24 hours up the dosage to 3 tsp/gal. Change all the water every day and redose the salt. Aquarium salt should only be used for a max of 10 days (And at 3 tsp/gal, they'll need to be weaned off of it too).

For medication, try something to treat columnaris and other body fungus. Follow directions and repeat treatment if needed.
 

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Betta90, I'm sorry about your girl. Looks like an advanced but slow moving case of columnar is. If you can find Seachem Kanaplex, get that immediately. However, it is hard to find in store and often requires online ordering. If you can't find it or get it shipped within a few days, look for API Furan-2. This is also fairly effective with columnaris. In the meantime, if you can, get your girl into 3 tsps of AQ salt per gallon, API Streas Coat, and tannins. You can get tannins from Indian Almond Leaf or from clean, dried oak leaves. Crumble the oak leaves into the water until it turns dark amber. You can float IAL leaves whole, though. Also, lower the temp to about 76 F because columnaris loves warm water.

Hope this helps. Keep us updated.
 
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