Care & Treatment of Fin Rot - Betta Fish Center

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Treatment involves moving the affected betta to a shallow tank where the water line will only be a few inches above his top fin. Treat the water with an antibiotic and make daily water changes until the fish recovers.
it takes about 7-10 days of daily treatment and complete water changes for your betta fish to begin healing
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White spot , parasites reside beneath the skin of the . They produce white spots like grains of salt or sand covered the betta fish’s body. Betta fiish can by jerkiness and try scanning into the body in the lake. The disease can be serious, but fortunately it is easy to diagnose and treat. Parasites develop very quickly disease detection and timely treatment is extremely important. Care must be noted that even if the white spots disappear, does not mean that the pathogen was completely destroyed. A portion of all proceeds goes to support education and the ethical care and treatment of betta fish. Please read our  for more information.
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The proper feeding of your Betta is also an excellent form of preventative treatment. Bettas are carnivores andneed to be fed small amounts of specially formulated food meant specifically for Betta fish. They also need livefood in their diet when possible, though one can certainly use frozen versions if they are opposed or unable topurchase truly living foods for their Bettas such as bug larvae or bloodwords. Dropsy is not a disease, but a symptom of a bacterial infection. It surfaces as a swollen or bloated condition where the fish’s scales stand out like little pinecones. This is a and unless appropriate treatment is administered, the afflicted Betta may die. Dropsy is not a disease, but a symptom of a bacterial infection. It surfaces as a swollen or bloated condition where the fish’s scales stand out like little pinecones. This is a and unless appropriate treatment is administered, the afflicted Betta may die. Dropsy is the symptom of a very serious fish disease, and must be treated with urgency. This and other diseases that afflict fresh or saltwater fish in your aquarium can, if neglected, kill other species in the tank as well. Your entire is at risk!

Periodic health checks for dropsy, as well as other serious fish diseases like , will always help to keep your pets healthy and swimming for years. It is imperative to consult a fish disease expert to discover the cause and to obtain the appropriate treatment for dropsy in your Betta. Dropsy is the symptom of a very serious fish disease, and must be treated with urgency. This and other diseases that afflict fresh or saltwater fish in your aquarium can, if neglected, kill other species in the tank as well. Your entire is at risk!

Periodic health checks for dropsy, as well as other serious fish diseases like , will always help to keep your pets healthy and swimming for years. It is imperative to consult a fish disease expert to discover the cause and to obtain the appropriate treatment for dropsy in your Betta. This introduces a wide range of microscopic invaders into your Betta’s body that can cause them to get very ill. They invade the skin, gills, mouth, eyes and pretty much every part of its body. As with any of these , it’s best to consult your fish dealer. But with many of them, simply raising the water temperature a few degrees as well as by changing the water several times a day will alleviate most situations.

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