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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi my fish is sick I think. I went to go get his water tested today at PetSmart and the lady said the water was okay, so I moved my betta into the new tank I got him. I got him the tank last week and it’s 3.5 gallons. The tank has a filter and a heater and I also conditioned the water last week...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got Colonel Fish five days ago because he looked quite pitiful at the pet store. I could tell he wasn't in the best of shape, but I was going to take him home for that very reason. His dorsal fin is severally curled. I haved been able to find out anything like this when I scoped the internet...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everybody,I'm new here. I got my daughter this beta fish Monday and today I noticed his gills were black so I went online to try to find out if it was normal, and sadly it isn't. Can someone tell me if this is "ammonia burn" and by looking at the pictures if it would be deadly or if it can be...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this site, but I have a Betta that has been doing decently since I got him from Petco. Took him a week or so to start swimming, but since then he's been swimming a lot and pretty happy. I've had trouble with keeping this brownish grey slime in his tank away, but I do...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I noticed when he was flaring today that his gills were really black. They were always a little dark on the bottom so I thought it was his natural coloring but now I'm not too sure. Does he also have fin rot? He's being growing bigger lately so his fins are a little transparent on the edges but...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I just joined BettaFish.com. I'm a newbie. :-) I've had Draco, a male crowntail for several months, raised him from a "pup." He was really happy all summer, flaring, bubble nests, curiosity, etc. Then autumn hits, and his water got cold, he clamped up, and hovers at the top of his tank...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I just joined BettaFish.com. I'm a newbie. :-) I've had Draco, a male crowntail for several months, raised him from a "pup." He was really happy all summer, flaring, bubble nests, curiosity, etc. Then autumn hits, and his water got cold, he clamped up, and hovers at the top of his tank...
  8. Betta Fish Care
    I feel like a terrible fish mommy. All three of my betta fish have black gills, and from what I have read it's bad, but none of them have trouble breathing and swim just fine. Any ideas? I've been having a challenge keeping the tanks clean with limited money and living in a pretty humid...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got my betta fish, Finn, about a year ago. As soon as I noticed something was wrong, I changed the water in his tank, and I treat the water before I put him back in. It's been about 2 days and nothing has changed. He is vertical in his tank, with his mouth at the top like he's gasping for...
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