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  1. Help with baby snail

    Other Fish
    So not a fish, but still not a betta so I guess I'll put this here. A while ago a got some new plants and noticed what I thought was a ramshorn snail on them. Super small, the size of a pin head. I left it alone and haven't seen it since. Now I've found this one and I'm not sure if its the...
  2. Sex and Color?

    Betta Chat
    Would like opinions on sex and color
  3. Meet "Chocolate" plus a couple of ?'s

    Betta Pictures
    Hi Everyone! I just got Chocolate the baby Betta today from Petco. I have him in a 5.2 gallon tank with a live plant, a house, gravel and a filter system. I'm feeding him the very small pellets per the Petco guy's advice (2-3 pellets daily) but I see that most people are doing 2 feedings of...
  4. Petco "Baby"

    Betta Pictures
    Meet Roy, a Petco "baby boy" betta. I've had him for around three months now, which should make him between four or five months old total. I've gotten a lot of feedback that he is female, a few comments of him being a plakat, and others of him being a comb-veil tail. Thoughts? He lacks both an...
  5. Baby betta

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi I am new to betta fish & aquarium fish in general. So I bought my son a fish tank for his 5th birthday & I (of course) ended up with the fish care & addiction. I bought a baby betta boy from Petco & was wondering if there was a way to identify them this young. he's really small...
  6. What tail type?

    Betta Chat
    I was an impulse buyer at petco while shopping for welcome-home presents for my dog and I bought a "baby boy" from petco without knowing all there is for proper care of an adult betta, let alone a lil guppy. I've since accommodated his current set-up as best as I can (currently a 0.7 gal tank in...
  7. Tail type of my baby betta

    Betta Chat
    Hey everyone, I recently saved two baby betta's this week. I was wondering if anyone could help me determine the tail type of my baby boy poseidon
  8. Raising brine shrimp to adult hood in a bottle

    Breeding Betta Fish
    hey guys, so i just started my DIY hatchery and i was wondering if it were possible to raise them to adulthood in the bottle if i just kept the salinity in check, feed them spirnulia algae and did WC every few weeks.
  9. Small little fish in with male betta?!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I was watching my betta swim around today, then I noticed a little fry in the tank with him! It's not easy to find, but is noticeable. I have NEVER bred bettas before, nor do I have a female, so how is there a baby fry in there? Someone please help! :-?
  10. water changing methods?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, This is not only my first Betta but *gasp* MY FIRST FISH! I have done tons of research but I'm still not sure how I should go about water changes. I have an itty bitty baby boy in a 3 gallon tank that is taller than it is wide. The tank came with a filter and a thermometer, and the...
  11. Is my betta sick?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently got a baby male betta from petco after researching a ton about betta fish and becoming obsessed with them and he seems perfectly healthy, he tries to eat everything and he is very energetic I have him in a 10 gallon tank with a gold inca snail. The only thing is he doesn't ever poop...
  12. Betta Stressed by Other People?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! I've noticed that my baby female betta, who is just growing out of her stress stripes, gets them back only when other people come to look at her, but when I say hi to her, they're never there. I even had a family member come in to look at her and then I went to see her, and the...
  13. New baby fry!

    Betta Fish Care
    So the day before yesterday I went to petco in search a new pet. I saw the baby Bettas and couldn't resist the cuteness and the idea of raising a cute little fishy. I've had Bettas before, but never this young. Nor did i do what your techie supposed to do. I wouldn't say I treated them poorly...
  14. First time with babies. HELP!

    Betta Chat
    I've owned adult bettas before, but the other day I was at Petco and happened to see a baby betta that was just beautiful! It's body was see through and the fins were red. I decided to give it a shot. But I have a few questions... 1) I've heard many different things on how much you should feed a...
  15. new betta baby. sex? type?

    Betta Chat
    I fell for a Petco baby betta. I am/ have researched the care. I am slightly confused on the best size of tank for a fry/juvenile. I have a 5 gal ready to go but also read that baby bettas do not like a big tank and get stressed from touch room. I can see where a smaller tank would make it...
  16. New female, New baby?

    Betta Chat
    I wasn't sure which forum to place this in but I just brought home a beautiful little female betta (first female) but she's so small! She's just over an inch long and I was curious to how old she might be? I also really need some name ideas! Thanks so much!
  17. Baby betta help!

    Betta Fish Care
    My friend bought a baby betta for me and I don't know anything about how to take care of it but I am willing to learn. Right now it is in a 2 gallon tank next to my other betta fish. They can't see each other though. And I put a plant in the tank which he is laying on at the moment. He is mostly...
  18. Several Females with Mollies?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Okay, so I have a 25 gal heated and filtered tank cycled and ready for new members. I recently bought a baby betta at PetCo to stick in my fry tank. It turned out to be a she. She's doing well, and almost ready for the new tank, along with the rest of the fry. I think I'll give them 2 more weeks...
  19. please help my sick baby

    Betta Fish Care
    I did make a post yesterday over how i rescued a lethargic baby betta on its side with uneaten oversized pellets. Currently he or she is in a heated (82° F) 5 gal and is staying in an isolation box. I just did a full water change a few minutes ago, so the ammonia and nitrite levels are currently...
  20. color change in elimination

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. I rescued my baby betta, Charli, from Petco. I fairly sure she's female. She's striped and has a white ova spot on her belly between front and rear fins. I changed her food from flake to pellet and noticed her poop color has changed. Sometimes it's brown and sometimes it's...