Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Chat
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-15-2011, 02:31 PM   #1 
Aubrie
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Unhappy HELP! I think my beta fish is broken :(

My beta has been acting really weird the last few days and now I am concerned. He is thrashing himself against the walls, not eating, trying to bury himself in the gravel and knock over the plants. He's looking much smaller in size, his fins are clamped until he swims into his rage then he gets all fluffy. I don't know what to do. I've tried changing his water 50%, then 100%, making sure his water is in the high 70s (F)..

I am no "beta pro" by any means but i did keep one alive for 2 years & this one is about 8 months old. I feed him once a day 3-5 peices and keep his container clean and at appropriate temperature. there is no "heat" light simply because the normal light and the temperatures of my home keep his water warm enough. i don't know what to do. He's also looking very torn and cut up. I loves my beta fish, Optimus prime, very much. Any advise is helpful <3
Aubrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2011, 02:39 PM   #2 
bettafish15
Member
 
bettafish15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: British Columbia, Canada
I think the thrashing is a sign of parasites... that's about all I know though. You'd be better off posting in the Betta Diseases section of the forum :)
bettafish15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2011, 02:44 PM   #3 
LolaQuigs
Member
 
LolaQuigs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: MO
How big is his tank? What is your water change schedule? What additives do you treat his water with? what temperature is his tank? Do you have a picture?
LolaQuigs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
broken fins, dying, not eating, thrashing

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
My new beta fish! Vee Betta Pictures 10 10-07-2010 10:29 PM
New beta fish InsaneoMan Betta Fish Care 41 01-14-2009 07:55 PM
New Beta fish inuit_jay Betta Fish Care 3 03-15-2008 04:33 PM
Just got a new beta fish I need help betafishlover Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies 2 03-09-2008 04:39 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.