Help my fish is choking on a betta pellet

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by wonton55912, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. w

    wonton55912 Valued Member Member

    i have a betta in a tank with platies and guppies. i know i shouldn't have. one of my female guppies appear to be choking on a betta pellet. what do i do?
     
  2. cm11599ps

    cm11599ps Well Known Member Member

    Hopefully it disintegrates soon.

    I had a black more about 15 years ago that got a piece of gravel stuck in it's mouth fora few hours. I wasn't sure what to do. I eventually called my friend over and put the fish in a small bowl with some fish water. I planned on taking a needle or something (can't recall exactly) to try to push the gravel out of the mouth. Just as I was about to, the gravel came out and I was relieved.
     
  3. OP
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    w

    wonton55912 Valued Member Member

    she's still gasping

    shes now bloated
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2010
  4. Shawnie

    Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

    theres not much to do other than pray :( I hope she does ok!!
    a betta pellet seems to be way to small though...are you sure thats what shes chocking on? if your guppy cant swallow it, surely your betta cant :(
     
  5. OP
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    w

    wonton55912 Valued Member Member

    shes ok now. my guppies have tiny mouths especially my smallest, Mario. he cant even get it into his mouth.
     




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