I was just chatting with the molecular biology professor at my school and she mentioned it. Let me find the link.Bacteriophages are viruses that affect bacteria. How are they doing that? That's really interesting
Getting a pet store fish is ok...but AVOID the sick ones. I know everyone wants to buy the skinny fin rotty ones, but for me...THOSE were what I went through with the mycos. A healthy active fish is one I'd go for.Hello, this is my very first post but I have been obsessively reading these boards for a week now (while on vacation). I had originally planned on getting one betta to replace my beloved betta Gilbert who passed on in the winter storm that knocked out our power for 3 days. Then I started reading about rescues and thought that was a great idea! Then I started reading about diseases and read this whole thread, I was scared to death of even getting a betta after reading the first few pages, everything was presented as dire...I was even paranoid about changing my guppies water without a full blown nuclear fallout getup on! I have 13 female and 8 male guppies in two sexed tanks. Anyways, I made it to the end of this thread and will be extra careful with cleaning procedures, have bleach, alcohol and Barbasol (sp?) on hand but will still get a betta or two. I really learned a lot from this thread.