New Betta: Bad Finrot

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Flowingfins, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    This will be a thread with updates on his progress.

    Hey guys! I was in PetCo getting some fish and at the checkout line one of the employees(she knows me really well) came up and asked if I wanted a betta. Obviously I couldn't turn her down on the offer...
    Here he is!
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    He needs a name!

    He has some bad finrot, I'll treat that with lots of clean water. It looks infected so I might use dose a little bettafix(half the suggested amount). He also looks over fed, so I'll fast him tonight and tomorrow.

    Any thoughts are welcome, also, if anyone has any name ideas, let me know:)


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  2. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    Aw, good job on rescuing him! :)
     




  3. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    Thanks:) they probably would've flushed him otherwise:(


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  4. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    You did a good thing, I'm proud of you! :D
     
  5. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    :)
    This guy bumps up the betta count to 7...


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  6. BornThisWayBettasFishlore VIPMember

    You can never have too many bettas!!!! There is no such thing!!
     
  7. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    That's true;)


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  8. amyncognitoNew MemberMember

    Name him Lazarus!
     
  9. amyncognitoNew MemberMember

    Or Amyncognito. :D
     
  10. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    Lol, I've been brainstorming a few ideas. Give me a few days to decide on a name
     
  11. BiibaValued MemberMember

    Aww he looks so sorry for himself! You're a hero....hope his fins can grow back
     
  12. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    Thanks Bibba! I had to put him in a 1G bowl so I can keep up with water changes, he seems a little sad. I have a spot in my divided tank ready for him when he gets better:)
     
  13. Tiny goatfishWell Known MemberMember

    Yay for merciful Petco employees, and betta owners! Your so lucky you have so many bettas! And the bettas lucky you had room :). He's SUPER pretty. How about Lucky for his name :).
     
  14. FlowingfinsFishlore VIPMember

    Thanks:)
    Good name idea!
     
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