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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi folks, We have noticed our Betta has become bloated the past couple of weeks. I started reading up, and we do not believe its Dropsy and seems to fit constipation. I went to our local fish store and they recommended fasting the betta for a couple days, gave us Melafix to give 5ml per day...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello. My betta fish has been bloated for about a month and a half. I am not sure what the cause is, but think she maybe swallowed gravel. It's been too long for her to be gravid. I have fed her peas for fiber, daphnia for laxatives, dosed her with epsom salt, and intermittently fasted her. The...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, today I looked at my boy and I felt like maybe he's a bit bloated. The photos aren't great, but I didn't wanna annoy him for too long with the lamp I turned on. But he wasn't like this yesterday. Should I fast him a few days? Lately I have been giving him 3 larva Tetra Betta Sticks...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I am new to this thread so please be patient with me ;; I stumbled upon this website due to the current condition my betta fish is in. I've been researching around and found this little betta fish community because I ran out of options, I hope you guys can help me out here! I have...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1 Does it have a filter? no Does it have a heater? no What temperature is your tank? 72 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Does your Betta have tank mates? no Food: What food brand do you use? New Life Spectrum/Aqueon Do you...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So i've been away from my betta's for a couple of days and had someone check on my fish when I was gone. I came home to find my Betta Comet really bloated. He's swimming fine but i'm kind of getting worried because it has not gone down all day.... I'm not sure if he was overfed by the person who...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm definitely a novice when it comes to Bettas, I've only had goldfish in the past. I am also unemployed right now (job hunting), and funds are tight. I went away on a family trip and someone came and watched our cat. She "watched" my fish, but she didn't know how to really take care of it...
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