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  1. Temperature shock - PLEASE HELP

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? 73 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Used to have a mystery snail, but I moved it to another tank...
  2. Is he sick???????

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta Bob, is acting really strange. I just added some water to his tank a few days ago, and lately he has not been eating at all or moving a lot. Just now I realized that his body is up and down instead of side to side, he has not lost color so I don't think that he is dying. Also, his...
  3. Aeration for Betta Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I keep my betta, "Peri" in a 5 gallon tank with some ghost shrimp friends and a live coconut husk plant. I recently bought a very small under the gravel aeration bubbler for the tank and my betta hated it! It seemed to stress him out and he hid in a small corner of the tank. I did tie a...
  4. Adding my new betta to an airpump tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So, Milo my fish died today, but I got a new betta and named him far thats the name...haha Anyways so I purchased an air pump tp fin 1 gallon tank, and Its all set up, and I added water conditioner and all. The water is even room temp. and ready! Can I add the fish....or do I wait a...
  5. My Betta Gasping for Air, Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Need some advice please, my newer fish "Indigo" started gasping unusually today, he is not as fiesty as he usually is, but is still swimming pretty good, but he seems to be breathing hard and his gills seem to be extended underneath his head. I noticed that he swims to the top and takes a breath...
  6. My DIY corner filter

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Here is my DIY version of a box filter. Here are the materials needed As you can see it started life as a bottle of vitamin water. I removed the center section and cut off enough of the top so that it fit into the bottom section with enough wiggle room for water to flow freely. I added...