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  1. Betta Fish Care
    Hello! Today I have put an order in for some fish, there's four in total which I believe need some extra loving. The two girls are missing an eye. The two boys have deformed backs. One of the boys also has Swim Bladder. As far as I can tell, the deformities and missing eyes are from poor...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    hi i just joined the forum literally a few minutes ago as this seems like a nice community. i have been keeping specifically male bettas for years but i have a planted 29 gallon that i’m thinking about starting a sorority in the next few months). any tips and advice would be appreciated thanks.
  3. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello everyone, I have been searching for a new tank and filtration system for my Betta fish. I need a tank between 5-10 gallons but, I am struggling to find a good one and would like advice. There are so many options on Amazon with many good reviews but enough negative reviews that make me...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I hope someone can help me out. Recently I have noticed a few changes with my betta : It does not want to eat anymore (it basically pecks at the food but does not really eat it, I have tried both the betta pellets as well as the freeze dried brine) Occasionally it comes up and...
  5. Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi, I'm new here. I had bettas as a kid but always in a 1-2 gallon set up which I now know was not the best for them. I've been trying to educate myself more on fish care the last few years in preparation for buying a tank and trying to have fish again. I apologize in advance for the length of...
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Newbie considering buying a used tank and looking for strong opinions as to why I should or should not do so. I previously posted in detail so advice would be based on my specific circumstances but I know that could have deterred people looking for a quick read (I did get a few responses and...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta who is a adult has been bloated for the past 2 weeks. He doesn’t have pineconing scales or having trouble swimming or loss of appetite. So I was thinking he is just constapted, so I fasted him for 2 days Gave him a pea kept repeating nothing was happpening. Then I tired dahpnia and that...
  8. Planted Betta Tanks
    So I’m getting a 10 gallon tank, and I want to add live plants to it. The ones I’m planning to get are: Lloydellia Ambulia Taiwan moss 2 Cryptocoryne wendtii red Creeping Charlie Anubis nana Moss balls if anyone has advice on what plants I should or shouldn’t get, or if the amount is good, or...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone! I rescued a Betta this previous Friday because I was so horrified that this beautiful and active fish was stuck in a tiny and dirty cup. (I went for dog food, came back with a fish. I forgot the dog food). He's a beautiful Delta Tail boy, named Orwell. My aquarium for him had...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    I just have the one Betta. I broke off a piece of frozen Blood Worms but this still seems like too much. I also read online that you shouldn't give them Blood worms very often. Is that true? I don't want to hurt my baby.
  11. Betta Chat
    Hi all! I haven't been on the forum since around spring, after I lost my lovely crowntail, King, to illness. He had cut/scraped gills and he didn't recover. I still have his tank and his travel tank for when I go home over winter break (I'm in college). I'm scared that I'm going to lose my new...
  12. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Im worried that Ich could have spread from one tank to another. To start off, I have thermometers and heaters in all of my betta's tanks but two of them don't always seem to be completely accurate. Since the climate is very fickle where I live, I check the tanks twice daily with a more...
  13. Other Fish
    I originally posted this under "betta care" but haven't gotten any answers or advice, so I'm reposting here because it seems to be the more appropriate section. Hi everyone!! :) So I've had my Betta fish Dory for about a year now. We started out with a .5 gallon tank, which quickly became a...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm brand new to the forum and betta fish in general, but I have been treating my friend's VT betta fish, Mo, for a few weeks now, and I could use some advice. He developed some new problems in just a few days time recently and I am at a loss as to how to help him out. Mo has had what appears...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I posted on here a few months back when I got my first girl. I found great advice and could use some now! Since my first post, I started a sorority with a few tank mates. I have (well had) 4 girls, 3 veil tail and one crown tail, a school of 5 glow light tetras, 2 cories that were...
  16. Planted Betta Tanks
    I'm thinking about starting a new tank with plants, could use some advice before I invest in it. It will be going in my living room and I really want to make sure it's a healthy environment for the fish. It's also been a while since I have had a fish. :oops:
  17. Betta Fish Care
    I have had my darling King Popzy for almost 3 years and have noticed a few things as he ages. His fins drag him down He is having trouble seeing his food I really feel bad for him. I am planning a second betta tank and would like a darling that would age well. Can you give me advise and tell...
  18. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi! I'm new here, but have had Bettas in the past. I'm awaiting a new Betta from a Thailand breeder: I'm preparing his tank setup while I wait for his arrival. Since it's been a while since I had my last Betta (which I had to give up when I moved), I did some research to make sure I do...
  19. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi fish forum! I have one betta, Bertram, in a 2.6 gallon tank (cycled.) He's been in the tank for about four months now, and a few weeks ago, I started noticing small circular white worms in the gravel and on the plants in the tank. I read up on planaria (I'm not 100% sure that's what it is...
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