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  1. Weird lethargy- help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So it's been less than a week. Almost a week. Since I placed my two boys in together in a divided 10g filled with about 8g of water. I have not done any water changes yet since I planned to do one weekly 50% and one weekly 100%. And it's only been... four, five days? I didn't really get around...
  2. Strange Behavior (video provided) Please Help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1 1/2 gallons What temperature is your tank? 82°F Does your tank have a filter? I had to remove it. I own a Whisper Filter for 1-3 gallon tanks, but the current was still too strong for my fish. I plan to get a bigger tank on Christmas day so that maybe the...
  3. Mystery Snail with my betta didn't work

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I noticed algae building up in my 2.5 gal tank that had only been housing Cheech, my male betta. I thought i'd pop down to my local Petsmart and ask about a snail. The guy working there says that one single mystery snail would be fine, and it wouldn't multiply or anything. He also said that my...
  4. Agressive Fin Rot? I Love my Betta! Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I will get straight to the point since this is an emergency for me. Betta: Blue Veiltail Adopted at Petsmart 8 months ago 6.5 Gallon tank API Stress Coat for water conditioning. I bought a 5-gallon bucket from Petco and I fill this after each cleaning, adding the stress coat and then...
  5. Betta Fish more agressive than usual - Looking for some insight

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, I've had my betta fish for about a year and half (not sure on his age, as I got him from a lady on Craigslist who "didn't have time" for him.) A few months ago, he was upgraded to a 10 gallon tank with heater, air pump and filter. He has live plants and lives with one zebra snail. He...
  6. My Betta is a Horrible Bully!

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Yesterday, I decided to get some fish. I have a 20 gallon tank with filter, heater, etc. There are two nice hides, a cave and a skull, as well as two plastic plants. The tank is home to: 1 Corey Catfish 4 Neon Tetras 2 Balloon Mollies 1 Snail 1 one-eyed Betta All was fine yesterday when they...
  7. MY GIANT HMPK ROYAL BLUE 3.1in MALE JUMPED OUT THE WATER & BIT MY LIP!

    Betta Chat
    My Giant royal blue 3.1in male jumped out of the water a good 6or7 inches & BIT MY LIP(latched on it)! & it scared me so I JUMPED up in shock/surprise & my lip threw him on the floor :(, hes ok now thou. He still jumps at me for a trick when I feed him but not my face anymore, probably only...
  8. Female builds bubble nest... is it safe to put her in sorority?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I stole a few betta from walmart (yes stole... not proud of it but I didn't see the point in paying for a bunch of sick female bettas.) They are all in quarantine now while I cycle my 10 gal. 2 had a bad case of finrot, 2 had internal parasites, and one seems to be perfectly fine. The one...
  9. Guppy and a betta? Help!?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So i have a halfmoon betta in a filtered 1 gal. tank. (He's very happy in there) My friend brought her guppies to school to keep there. The water was GROSS!!! They were in a 1.5 gal. filled halfway up with 20 guppies. I couldn't stand it so i decided to save one. The guppy i picked out is...
  10. New Bettas

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi! I just added two new fish to my tank and thought I'd get some takes on some interesting behavior. I've had bettas before, but this is the first time I've included them in a community tank setting and kept a male and female within the same tank. Now, I know some of you are looking at the...
  11. Hanging out at the top

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ive had Happy for about 2 months now and he started out in a fish bowl (1/2 gal) the first few days he was normal fish then he started hanging out at the top of the water and didnt swim around much...today i got a 10gal tank and 2 black skirt tetras and lots of freshwater plants to keep him...
  12. Gender Confusion??

    Betta Fish Care
    So I'm having a bit of a weird problem over here... I "rescued" a couple of female betta fish from wal-mart about a week ago, and they've been doing great. except for one thing... yesterday evening I discovered a bubble nest in Tifa's tank. And as far as I've read, only males do that. So my...
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