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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    (i'm new to this site, just created this account a few minutes ago bc of this incident) okay so I was doing a weekly water change like I normally do, but two days ago I sprained my left arm (I'm left handed so I use that side to put my fish back into the tank) and no one was home during this...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I wake up to find my betta missing. I look in the filter intake for my sponge filter and there he is, stuck. I take everything apart and still couldn't get him out. I shake the tube slightly and he slides out, then falls to the bottom of the tank. Fins torn, pale, struggling to swim, there he...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I dropped my betta on the floor while removing him from his tank to clean it out and when i placed him in his cup he seemed shocked and didn't move from the bottom. I placed him back into his tank and watched for a while and when he did start swimming again, I noticed his fins seemed ragged and...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys! I scoured the Internet & could not find one good response to my question! I had rubbed in some lotion on my hands prior to feeding my fish (about an hour or so after applying the lotion) & I completely forgot! Only my fingertips touched the surface a little, until I realized what I...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've just come home to find that our Betta had wedged himself into the hole of the terracotta pot we had in the tank. He had already lost two pieces of fin. I took him and the pot out and shattered it on the floor to get him out as quickly as possible! He's still breathing but has gotten a...
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