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DemonShark
08-01-2006, 03:24 PM
He has all the symtoms i just need to cure it how can i do that? ITs giving me the creeps too make my skin crawl

William
08-01-2006, 03:37 PM
Depends on wether it is internal or bacterial dropsy. Internal are very hard to cure while bacterial dropsy can be cured by a long row of diffferent commercial treatments as well as by raising the temp and adding salt to the water.

DemonShark
08-02-2006, 01:33 AM
its internal cause its summer here and the temp in the water was like in the 80s

William
08-02-2006, 02:01 AM
If you know for sure that it is internal you can try purchasing meds or consider destroying the fish so that the dropsy doesn't spread.

DemonShark
08-02-2006, 03:44 PM
He died also the betta i had died I islated all fish and cleanning out whole tank

rollie
08-02-2006, 10:01 PM
as i told you on msn messager, your ph was to high. it was not dropsy.
(the ph was over 8.0) that what killed them. i see this alot. plus you did not tell them ,what you told me.

DemonShark
08-03-2006, 12:08 PM
I posted this before talking to yuo Rollie and Im glad your back the betta and groumi died but I still think the grouimi did have dropsy.... He had the exact spymtoms

William
08-03-2006, 08:47 PM
A pH of over 8.0 is def a problem for most fish.

Could you take a pic of it if you still think it is Dropsy?

DemonShark
08-04-2006, 01:59 PM
Well I flushed him so i cant but Ill try to get a similiar picture

DemonShark
08-04-2006, 02:03 PM
http://www.fishpondinfo.com/photos/fish/barbs/barb2.jpg

William
08-04-2006, 08:53 PM
Ok. sorry to hear that.

How is the rest of the fish doing. is the pH comming down.

DemonShark
08-05-2006, 07:31 PM
Yea i got specail stuff for tank and everything is working! Including my filter William! amazing aint it lol!

William
08-05-2006, 08:23 PM
yes. it is ;-)
LOL