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  1. Finless Friends
    Today I went to the pet store in my local area ( a private reputable pet store not a national chain) and told them I have a male betta and that he is in a 2.5 gallon aquarium (not a bowl) and that I was wondering if there was anything that could live in this tank with him as a community. They...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, I've noticed my betta has very deep cuts or fade marks around the top of his body. This hasn't happened before, but he's also started to struggle swimming around his 2.5 gallon tank. He's also had sudden spasms where he'd swim erratically which makes him crash into things. He's been in...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. I'm a college student and my crowntail betta, Kiro, seems like he is sick. I don't know if he has popeye or what but its worrying me. He is eating fine but he isn't swimming around much. He is in a 2.5 gallon, unfiltered and heated tank. His water is about 80 degrees. I have pictures (Sorry...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Hello all! My name is Miranda and I had a questions about this weird, milky white, slime-y consistency I found in my tank. It is all throughout the tank and covering most of my tanks decor, even my heater. I just moved my betta into this tank about 3 days ago. It holds 2.5 gallons and there...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    I got my Betta, Confucius, just a few days ago. When I got him and put him into a tank larger than the cup I brought him home in, he was ecstatic. That tank was only half a gallon, a cheap tank with an air filter that I used for minnows when I had them. It had an LED color changing light. Now I...
  6. Betta Pictures
    The first photo is not even a month ago and the next photos are now. He was just bright blue and now in different lighting you can blue or almost green then with flash is bright green.
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has been swimming weird and has been sleeping more in a weird way. He has ich but i don't see it on his skin anymore but scratching and looks tired. Then before I started noticing is after I got him to jump for food. Im having trouble. Whats wrong? Could this be velvet? Housing What...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had my precious dumbo betta for quite awhile, and I have started to notice his tail looks a little strange. Is it fin rot?? If it is, what medicine(s) should I give him (if any)? I don't want to give him any antibiotics in case it's dire, because I don't want to overdose and give them to...
  9. Betta Fish Compatibility
    My dwarf half moon male Betta fish has had this sludge in his tank since the moment I set it up at least a few months ago. He is in a 2.5 Gal which I will be upgrading him to a 10 gal in maybe 2 weeks or so. The 2.5 was just a waiting period tank until I could move my 10 gal back home. I don't...
  10. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi fish forum! I have one betta, Bertram, in a 2.6 gallon tank (cycled.) He's been in the tank for about four months now, and a few weeks ago, I started noticing small circular white worms in the gravel and on the plants in the tank. I read up on planaria (I'm not 100% sure that's what it is...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Once I finished the weekly water change( keep some old water and fill the rest with new water) I noticed that my betta had a loose scale near his right gill, above his right fin.I have observed it and the scale is still hanging there , but also it seems that the place where the scale used to be...
  12. Betta Fish Care
    I've just moved out and bought this 2.5 gallon tank with a heater, and some java ferns. So far I have had 3 beta fish that all have not made it past a week old. I took my last dying fish to petsmart and they tested the water, came back great. They blamed it on "stress factor". I have regular...
  13. Betta Fish Care
    Hi.. I'm living in qatar.. When I bought my betta fish from from a pet shop I asked them if he really needs heater and filter like other fish. The guy said no being a hardy fish he advised me to buy hikari goldfish staples also..I searched the net and learned so much from this forum..tank is 2.5...
  14. Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello Everybody! I'm new to the group. We just got a betta and two cherry shrimp. Right now I have one plastic plant (boo!) and a hiding spot but I want to add a substantial amount of plants soon. Tomorrow I'm getting all the supplies for my sponge filter and after that I'm good to go. If...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm very worried about my fish! Basically I put him in my 2.5 gallon tank about three days ago and his stomach seems a tad swollen. I fed him two days ago with three pellets of omega one betta buffet. The next night I noticed his stomach seemed a tad swollen? not big like infection just a tad...
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