View Full Version : fin nipping

06-25-2009, 08:29 PM
hi guys
i've had a betta for almost two weeks now.
i originally had him in a community aquarium but its fins got gobled up almost entirely by three clown loaches.
i moved him immediately to it's own"facilities" and it's been doing well so far.
I feed him properly, change water every three days and also put a drop of vitamins in the water once every 2 days.
The fins seem to be growing, however i'm a bit concerned.How long should it take for him to recover completely? is there any danger of fin disease?

06-25-2009, 09:25 PM
It'll take awhile if they were badly nipped. Just keep the water quality good, and he should be fine...

06-26-2009, 11:10 AM
i change the water every 2-3 days, i don't overfeed and the fact that he is constantly making a bublenest must be a good sign.
thanks. i'll post if anything goes wrong

06-26-2009, 01:52 PM
Its a very good sign! lol
Water changes are the best cure unless your fish had the fins torn at the meat.Then meds are needed.
Usually just w/cs will help heal a fish.