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post #13 of (permalink) Old 03-23-2013, 12:33 AM
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i dont use melafix, some have had overdoses and killed there betta using it. if dosed properly it should be fine. i find the things i suggest should fix most fin problems. if it dose get bad enough i have used maracyn with good results.

i wouldnt feed shrimp personally. bettas can get constipated easily and i think shrimp would be very hard on there digestion. the bettas have small bellies and will eat themselves to death.

the thera a is good stuff, i feed most all my fish the thera a. i actually feed my bettas the NLS betta formula and soak it but either should help.

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