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Old 12-28-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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It my male Siamese fighting fish today. Waiting for him for about a month. Even after only 2 hours, he follows the female non stop.

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Old 12-28-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
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It my male Siamese fighting fish today. Waiting for him for about a month. Even after only 2 hours, he follows the female non stop.
Nice! Pretty fish I like the tail.
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:43 AM   #3
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I wouldn't have bought that fish I would have reported who ever u got it from for not looking after it properly.
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Your fish has a case of fin rot. And yes, you did cuss, just tone it down on this forum please.

I suggest BettaFix.


Your water looks off too.
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:37 AM   #5
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I don't know much about bettas but he doesn't look very healthy.

All the lfs around me have the most sick looking bettas, none of them are anywhere near healthy and it's so sad.
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At no point on here have I cursed as long as 1 letter is blocked it's not classed as offensive.
Incorrect. Re-read the site rules.
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As for the betta, keep his water clean, that will do him more good than any medication will. Bettas don't handle meds well. If you have no other choice, always dose at half strength.

It looks as though he's a crowntail by the way. Their tails normally look a bit raggedy.
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I disagree dragon. Everything on a crowntail is "crowned" and spiked. Even that fin running the lower length of its belly (dunno the name) is spiked.


That fish simply has fin rot.


Here is a pic I got from browsing POTM winners. My betta looks EXACTLY like this except the white streaks are blue.


They don't appear to have frayed fins IME, just spiked.

I'm keeping my 12th Betta... That one has fin rot and is stressed
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Did I ever say that it wasn't finrot or something along those lines? I stated that crowntails do tend to look more raggedy. It could very well be a crowntail that's in a horrible state of sickness or it could be a roundtail.
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It could very well be a crowntail with clamped fins and finrot. Just saying.

*edit* to the OP- I would NOT suggest housing the male and female Bettas together in the long term... not a good idea.
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