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Old 03-28-2008, 07:45 AM   #1
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Default White strings coming out of Betta's anus

One of my bettas show some white strings coming out of its anus. I took the betta out and pull the strings off its anus. That things actually move! I've searched all over but found no answer. I fed the bettas blackworms a few days earlier. This is the first time i face this problem. Could it be the food that caused this?
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Old 03-28-2008, 12:55 PM   #2
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could it be some parasite or something?
it could be from the food, I've heard of that happening before.
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Old 03-28-2008, 03:29 PM   #3
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i might be wrong but this happend to me before.i think the strings were part of the worms that passed threw.
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Old 03-28-2008, 04:12 PM   #4
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Yes, this sounds like some kind of parasite that the blackworms were carrying. This is why I've always avoided live food, I don't want my fish infested with parasites :\
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:44 PM   #5
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some people told me that those white things hanging off of the fish anus actually are internal tapeworms...urgg. I guess "prazi pro" would fix it.
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Old 03-28-2008, 10:38 PM   #6
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That sucks. Someone was telling me he stopped feeding daphnia, because his fish got worms. I thought blackworms were supposed to be good. My little daphnia are gone, but my big ones (daphnia magna) are hanging in there. Are you coming to the April meeting?
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:38 PM   #7
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There's a meeting on April?
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:43 PM   #8
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This Thusday. Talk is dwarf pikes.
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Old 03-30-2008, 08:15 PM   #9
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That's nice. You coming Elaine? I've never raise this specie before. probably will be interesting.
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:50 PM   #10
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Thinking about coming. There's a concert that night too. But I think I should spread this stuff around, so that if I kill it I can get it back. I got it at an auction and have been feeding it soy flour. So far so good, but I don't harvest much. I was hoping the little ones would come back when it got warmer, but so far all i'm culturing is green water.
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Old 04-03-2008, 04:58 AM   #11
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haha thats an internal parasite and there is no way you can heal it now that your betta is in bad shape :/
add salt like half table spoon then add rid all 1/2 table spoon, then water change after 3 days, dont feed, feed every after 2 days.
the thing is that the parasite came from live feeds that means your stupid worm did the parasite to your betta.
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