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My 1-year-old female Bluestar has pop-eye... I put her in a 2-quart quarantine tank with 1/4 tablespoon aquarium salt (according to box) and 36 drops Bettafix (according to bottle). I have a light on above her to gradually warm up the tank from 70 degrees. Is this OK?
 

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Her tank was below 70 degrees? That is VERY cold for a betta. Temps that cold can kill them. Do you have a heater for her tank?

If it is pop-eye, Bettafix is not likely to be of any benefit and can cause the fish breathing problems because it can coat their labyrinth organ.

True pop-eye (which can also be a symptom of dropsy) needs a very different treatment. Can you take some pictures?

For now, give her 100% water changes every day and dissolve *epsom salts* (not aquarium salt, and make sure it has no scents or additives, just plain epsom salt) into her water, 1 teaspoon/gallon, which can be increased slowly up to 3 teaspoon/gallon.
 

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My female fish just had this. The only thing that worked for me, was to do an aquarium salt bath for about 20 mins a day for her. I tried the epsom salt treatment and it didn't do anything for her, but the Aquarium salt bath worked like a charm for her. After two days I saw huge improvements. However, that was just my experience some people have better luck with the epsom salt treatment. There is a sticky in the emergency and diseases section that list diseases and how to cure them. Hope that helps somewhat.
 

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Thanks you guys! It seems to be working though. The swelling around her eye went down and her tank temp is currently around 80. I have a heater in her normal tank but I can't leave it on because I'm not around that much to turn it off.
 
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