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  1. Please help! Fin rot or biting?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! I'm really worried right now because I just noticed that my betta fish (Horatio) is missing a huge chunk of his fin. I'm not sure when this started happening but I had him since mid-September of this year and this is really recent. I'm not sure if it's the log in his tank... but I...
  2. Is this fin biting or fin rot?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello friends! I am somewhat new to the betta world and would love some knowledge on how to better care for my bettas. I have owned bettas in the past but none of them had any fin problems. I currently have two bettas in the same tank. They are separated by a divider. My other betta doesn't...
  3. Is my betta fish okay?

    Betta Fish Care
    I have owned three bettas in my lifetime, but I only have two now. (Rest in peace, my veil tail.) Just a few minutes ago I began to change the water of one of my fish. As I was about to put his net inside the temporary home with clean water in it, he jumped out of his net onto the (clean)...
  4. Sorority Tank Failure; Dealing With Fin Bites

    Betta Fish Care
    I attempted to try my hand at a sorority tank after doing well with maintaining mostly males and one female betta for two years until my fish contracted parasites and I was unable to save them. I have a 10 gallon tank divided in a 1:3 ratio with a male in the 1 and decided on adding two female...
  5. They have a VERY hard bite

    Betta Fish Care
    I don't know how many of you have had the fortune of getting really bit by a betta fish. Well I have. Before I knew too much about them I used to go in my roomate's room and pet his fish that were in vases. Well after some time with this one of them got tired of me noodling around, turned around...
  6. Nibbly Tail Disease

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a Betta named Houdini and this morning when I fed him he looked fine. I came back upstairs this afternoon and all of a sudden his tails half gone. I've heard of Betta's finding habbit out of nibbling their own tails of and I wonder 1) Why exactly they do this, and 2) Will their tails grow...
  7. Please help, i think he is tail biting.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish sam ( god he gets the butt end of the deal as far as emegencys go) tail was growing back nicely and today i went to feed my bettas and his tank is ripped to all hell!!! I have only 2 silk plants in there that wouldnt be the culprit as i did the nilon test and so i dont know whats wrong...