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  1. Betta Fish Compatibility
    So, my friend gave me a ten gallon tank and I thought it would be great to house a betta! I have been doing research and found they can live with some other animals. I wanted to put the betta with a ghost shrimp(s) and a nerita snail. Would this is work? Also, could there be two ghost shrimp? I...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I’m very worried about my betta fish Jupiter as he has had a growth on his head for over 2 weeks or so now. I first noticed the lump in the last week of June, since then it has slightly increased in size, when I first noticed it I contacted the breeder I got him from and she helped as...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone- I’ve been researching like crazy and came across this forum. I haven’t been able to find anything similar to what’s going on with my betta so I decided I’d post and hope for any luck. About 3 weeks ago my female betta, koi koi, started growing a lump on her tail. I started doing...
  4. Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I have three fish tanks: one with a male betta, the other with a female betta, and the third with a community of fish that I have just added in. I've had the new tank cycling for some time now and I added 4 zebra danios, 3 glo skirt tetras, and a dwarf gourami. It is a 10-gallon tank. The...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    How many gallons is your tank? ten gallons Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 76-78 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no, just from HOB filter Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? none, besides detritus worms...
  6. Planted Betta Tanks
    first time keeper looking for advice!!! planning a ten gal planted aquarium for a betta fish. bought the basics in prep for cycling: 10 gal fluval stratum 8.8 lb test kit flourish tabs gravel vac omega one flakes Fluval 50 watt heater thermometer strip seachem water conditioner Aqueon...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    Hey, i’m a new betta fish owner and I got my little guy Shiro from Petco a week ago. A week before I got my betta, I set up my 10 gallon tank for him with use from my mother’s healthy freshwater aquarium, I let the dirty filter settle with my 10 gallons of dechlorinated water for a week and then...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello my names Cody. Iv had a Betta for about 3 months, health behavior since I got him. He lived in a 10 gallon all alone, all planted with all the right conditions. I always get a new betta when my older ones pass after a couple years. 4 days ago however I decided to change things up after...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i have a separate thread where you can see the progression of my betta, harry’s illness. (the only other one i had) and i decided to start a new one. just tonight i noticed him pineconing and i don’t know what to do. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10 Does it have a filter? yes HOB...
  10. Betta Chat
    I was wondering if I could keep betta fish and guppies in a 35 L tank
  11. Betta Fish Care
    Okay, I'm brand new here, coming for help, so I apologize if I'm doing anything wrong! Background: I have had two female bettas, but they've both been in 1-2ish gallons (I didn't have any other options at the time). Now, however, I was able to put up a divider into my 10gal tank and give them...
  12. Planted Betta Tanks
    I have a betta in a 10 gallon tank. I do have some floating plants currently but brought some more plants to be put in the tank. I also brought some ADA Aqua Soil (version 2), but I’ve heard that it leeches ammonia and takes around 3-4 weeks maybe longer. I do not want to take the fish out of...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I am very new to the hobby and I am concerned to see what I think may be fin rot in my betta. Below are some pictures. I'm not sure what information is relevant so I'm going to tell you everything I can think of and go from there. My betta lives in a 10 gallon tank with two...
  14. Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello, I recently impulse bought a 10 gallon fishtank (no fish yet) and was wondering what and how many fish I could put in there with a male betta being the "centerpiece". Does it matter what kind or variety of betta I should get? Do they have different characteristics besides color? What fish...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello I noticed tonight that my betta has a scratch of some sort on his scales. I was wondering if this scratch on his scales looks bad? Will I need some sort of betta skin repair cost or would I be able to get away with just water changes? Again it doesn’t seem like a deep scratch it’s just...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, first of all, I'm so happy/relieved to find a forum like this. I'm an owner of 3 betta and while they have been all overall good and healthy, my pet Miles seems to be showing some bad symptoms and I am starting to get worried. I took him in last year when a friend of mine realized he had...
  17. Betta Chat
    Hello, I recently bought a betta male and 3 Santa Maria Endlers for a 10 gal tank. I did a proper water transfer and fish get along fine my betta doesn’t care about the Endlers at all. However, I noticed today my betta has a clamped fin and is darting back fourth at the bottom of the tank and...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! My betta Jonathan is not doing very well and I believe he has swim bladder. His tank is at the correct temperature and his water information seems to all be correct. He has trouble staying buoyant and will just lay on the bottom of the tank and stay there. If he swims up, he just...
  19. Betta Fish Care
    I have a 10 gallon tank divided into 2 5 gallon tank. On one side is a 3 month old betta male, and on the other side is my 3 month betta female. My female is so active and shows healthy signs, she plays with the current of my filter, actively swims around constantly. My male on the other hand...
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