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  1. Black belly discoloration and hiccuping. Internal problem?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all. I really need your help. My male crown tail, Finley, suffered from Temp. Shock around August. He's still suffering from what I believe is a sensitive immune system. Today, he's easily prone to constipation, bloating, and swim bladder. The thing I'm worried about is his discoloration...
  2. Sick Al-Fi?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    A little worried about my boy Al-Fi. I've been treating him for a thing of fin rot, which ended well as regrowth is showing. But his belly has turned white and slightly bloated. He's acting normal if not stir crazy since I have him in a smaller container than his 2.5 gal tank. I might just be a...
  3. Is this constipation or something worse? (PICS)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys. I've recently had a terrible experience with giving my Betta, Finley, a temperature shock. I feel horrible, and I want to do everything in my power to help him get better. Day 1 - I made the mistake of taking him out during a water change in my 5 gallon. My intention was to clean the...
  4. Discoloration questions

    Betta Fish Care
    It's not an emergency. It's probably not a disease. So I guess it goes here. Please by all means move if it's in the wrong section. Why is my betta's belly kind of like brownish copper or something? Should I be worried? I think I've seen people commenting about this kind of thing before, but...
  5. "we ate too much"

    Betta Pictures
    I accidentally overfed (big time) on bloodworms, just used the tweezers to grab a chunk and threw them in like normal, well, it was a much bigger chunk than normal. needless to say we fast tomorrow
  6. Possible Dropsy or over/under feeding?

    Betta Fish Care
    So I went to my friends house this weekend. A few weeks previous I thought my Betta's belly looked a bit bigger. After a few weeks it seemed not to change so I dismissed it. Now when I got home his belly looks bigger, but not round. It looks like the area behind his head is only slightly...
  7. What do I do?! - Betta swollen eyes and tummy

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 3 gal What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Is your tank heated? yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? snail Food What type of food do you feed...
  8. Does my betta's tummy look normal?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My male crowntail betta has had a large belly for quite a while now. It doesn't seem to be affecting him too much, he still swims easily, eats regularly (I'm not overfeeding him either) and his scales aren't raised, so I don't think it's Dropsy, but I just thought I'd share a photo and ask the...
  9. Betta Belly Bloat

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Zatoichi, my male betta, is in a 2.5g planted tank. Do H2O changes every 2-3 months cause it's so heavily planted. I use DI with Seachem Nutro Regulator as pH buffer, so pH usually stay around 7.0-6.6. Never nitrates, nitrites, or ammonia. The issue is that there's no heater, or water flow...
  10. Baby Betta Belly

    Betta Fish Care
    I had my betta "Baby" for about 9 months now... and he had fin rot here and there, but other than that he was doing perfectly fine. But now that the weather is changing, something might've happened to him. I think its gas or something but his stomach is HUGE! its like he ate a small pebble...