Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Chat
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2011, 08:00 PM   #11 
Neil D
Neil D's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Hiding from The Mods
Darting is spastic swimming around the tank. Or if they like "wriggle" their tail too mch. It should be a more graceful swim. Im not sure how to explain it...
Neil D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2011, 08:12 PM   #12 
Silverfang's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Newfoundland
Of course there is the wriggle wiggle feed me!!!! dance that is just adorable.
Silverfang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 07:28 AM   #13 
Tikibirds's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Shangdong, China
too much darting is bad because it can be a sigh that something is wrong as is rubbing up against objects in the tank which i think is called flashing?
Tikibirds is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 11:22 AM   #14 
New Member
camden2009's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Ok, I guess he is darting alot, but I've done everything to make him more comfortable, I've changed the water out twice and I've tested it and the ammonia level doesn't seem to change to a good level, if it does it's not for very long. The water seems hazy my last ditch effort is to buy a new filter.
camden2009 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2011, 11:53 AM   #15 
Bambi's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
It could be the high ammonia you mentioned, ammonia burns would hurt i'm guessing.

If nothing els, condition and age some new water and put it in a spare tank or tub, check the ammonia levels(to make sure it's not you're water) then put him in there till you figure out whats going on in your tank.
Bambi is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Flaring... fishman12 Betta Fish Care 1 12-24-2010 03:23 PM
Too much flaring? LeahK Betta Fish Care 6 11-12-2009 11:27 PM
flaring ifish Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories 23 05-17-2009 08:51 PM
Flaring -too- much? Ariel1719 Betta Fish Care 13 04-05-2009 11:20 PM
To much flaring? Sushi Betta Fish Care 2 12-31-2007 05:20 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.