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Old 04-30-2021, 10:36 AM   #1
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Help with betta fish!

I have a betta fish in a 10 gallon tank with driftwood and Anubis plants. I had him in with ember tetras for about a head before I saw them snipping at his fins! Heís a half moon betta and his fins are destroyed! I re homes the tetras about year ago and his fins never fully healed, but he seemed to be doing fine. Heís active and healthy. I just now noticed his top fin is short and it has white fuzz on it. Is this fin rot? I want to add to sand fins f almond leaves but I have a mystery snail, and notate snails, will this make the ph to low for them? What should is do? I donít feel confident with any harsh medications.

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I would do a few pwc's over the week and use Epsom Salts.

Did you do the Epsom Salt treatment before when all this was going on initially?

https://www.aquariumadvice.com/forum...py-374191.html

What is the water temp?

As for the snails, you might put them into a different container for awhile. And take care of the Betta with whatever he needs to heal.

You could try starting with (aquarium) salt dips.
https://www.aquariumcoop.com/blogs/a...-for-sick-fish

And add the Epsom Salt therapy, and see if it looks like it will heal after a couple days. If it looks worse, then doing medication with him in a seperate container and add back in the snails to the main tank. And gradually with water changes the ES will be removed.

I would get the IAL into the tank though to help him out.
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