I am a new fish owner and sometimes when I am reading posts I don't quite understand everything being referred to. I have figured out "pineconing", but how do you know if your fish is bloated? What does dropsy and cottonmouth look like?
If would be wonderful if some knowledgeable people made a sticky post with the common illnesses or injuries our Bettas can get, their signs and symptoms, so that those of us new to fish could refer to it and know what to look for in hopes of catching these things early and preventing our little ones from suffering needlessly. I am keeping a list of terms to google, but I thought it would be nifty to have the information in one place.