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Old 05-27-2014, 09:02 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone, my name is Max.

I'm fairly new to the aquarium world. I have one fish whom I adore. He is a Royal blue Betta and his name is Aegir [ pronounced Aye-gear ]. Pretty sure the adoration is mutual as he appears to await my arrival home each night (probably only for food haha).

Aegir has been with me for a few months now, residing in a 5 gallon tank. The other day I self diagnosed him with Velvet and began a treatment with Blue Planet's MultiCure. I am somewhat confused by the directions on the bottle so I thought it best to join here where I can seek advice and share the journey of our love affair with everyone else

On the bottle it states to commence retreatment 3 days after the first treatment. Then on another label it states to do a 25% partial water change. Does this mean to do the 25% change and also add the few ml's for the treatment? And do I continue this way every 3 days until I see the velvet disappearing?

I don't want to muck this up. Poor Aegir's fins are starting to clump a bit and I panic with these things.

All advice is so very much appreciated.

Yes he has a filter and his water is regularly changed
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Hi Everyone, my name is Max.



I'm fairly new to the aquarium world. I have one fish whom I adore. He is a Royal blue Betta and his name is Aegir [ pronounced Aye-gear ]. Pretty sure the adoration is mutual as he appears to await my arrival home each night (probably only for food haha).



Aegir has been with me for a few months now, residing in a 5 gallon tank. The other day I self diagnosed him with Velvet and began a treatment with Blue Planet's MultiCure. I am somewhat confused by the directions on the bottle so I thought it best to join here where I can seek advice and share the journey of our love affair with everyone else



On the bottle it states to commence retreatment 3 days after the first treatment. Then on another label it states to do a 25% partial water change. Does this mean to do the 25% change and also add the few ml's for the treatment? And do I continue this way every 3 days until I see the velvet disappearing?



I don't want to muck this up. Poor Aegir's fins are starting to clump a bit and I panic with these things.



All advice is so very much appreciated.



Yes he has a filter and his water is regularly changed

Hello, first off welcome...
By your explanation of the directions I would recommend to do a water change first then add the medication and repeat that every three days.

Here is a site with some info that might be helpful
http://www.petfish.net/articles/Bettas/velvet_betta.php

Good luck, I hope he gets better soon.
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