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My betta was on antibiotics(twice) for "Popeye".I guess it
didn't work and he lost an eye. We've been noticing that he
don't catch his food as usual. I think that its been days
since he do not eats.He swims around his bowl all the
time , I guess looking for food; but he can't find it.
He is fighting for his life, please HELP!
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MARI /blockquote>

May, Thanks for your advice, forgot to let you know that I did
try feeding him in a smaller container but as the pellets touch
him he tries to find them but they go everywhere but to his mouth
and finally his body makes them sink. He just stays going around
close to the surface.\Mari

On 2/28/07, Ma...See More
Mar 1, 2007
May /blockquote>

Mari-

It may be necessary for you to buy a different kind of food for your
betta. I have had bettas that would refuse to eat anything other
than pellets and some that will eat anything and everything.

Try getting some flake food. Put him in the smaller bowl, draw him
up to the surface, and try the...See More
Mar 1, 2007
i_have_2_bettas /blockquote>

On 2/28/07, Aimee wrote:
> How's the other eye? Try flicking your finger nail on the
edge of the tank at
> feeding time to signal him that's what that means. When he's
at the top, throw
> a pinchful of pellets in and he's bound to find one!
Then,remove the extras with
> a spoon. That'...See More
Mar 4, 2007
i_have_two_bettas /blockquote>

On 3/04/07, i_have_2_bettas wrote:
> On 2/28/07, Aimee wrote:
>> How's the other eye? Try flicking your finger nail on the
> edge of the tank at
>> feeding time to signal him that's what that means. When he's
> at the top, throw
>> a pinchful of pellets in and he's bound to...See More
Mar 4, 2007
Sharon /blockquote>

My betta seems to be blind too! I have found that if you put a
few pellets in the tank and try to gently guide them toward him
(an inch or so in front of him) he will eventually hit the
pellet just right and be able to eat. My betta went a long time
not eating before we figured out how to get him to eat. Kee...See More
Apr 1, 2007


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