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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I’ve had my betta, Vito, for 2 years now. He’s a koi betta, so I know he’s prone to small scale tumors. He’s living in a 10 gallon tank by himself. The parameters are within normal with the exception of salinity (more on that in a minute). He was fine until I got COVID. I was...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My husband and I started to get into the fish hobby earlier this year with fish like a gourami, lots of platys, minnows, and mystery snails, all in our 55 gal community tank (upgraded from a 29 gallon). We haven't really had to deal with much concerning fish diseases, up until we got a Betta...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has a small discolored bump on his ventral fin. I’m wondering if he got caught on something and/or it’s possibly infected. Has anyone else experienced this? His other fins look healthy otherwise. Also I just did a 40-50% water change 30 minutes before I took the reading, so I’m not sure...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I noticed about a week ago that mt male beta who ive had over 3 years has a small bump on his tail fin close to his body. He is still eating and he is still active. I have him isolated and am treating his water for fungal just as a precaution and am throwing away all his decor and gravel and...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1.75 Does it have a filter? no Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? not 100% sure, i think it is regulated by the heater:/ Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm brand new to the forum and betta fish in general, but I have been treating my friend's VT betta fish, Mo, for a few weeks now, and I could use some advice. He developed some new problems in just a few days time recently and I am at a loss as to how to help him out. Mo has had what appears...
  7. Other Fish
    Hi folks, I was wondering if someone could take an educated guess as to what this bump might be on my peppered cory. Please let me know if and how I should treat him for this bump. Thanks for your help! Here are my responses to the fish questionnaire: What size is your tank...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! My precious fish that i've had for about a year now has some sort of bump on him.It's a different color than the rest of his scales. He is still acting normally, eating fine, and responding to when I come near the tank. It's raised up a bit, and if it's something serious I want to catch it...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Our female betta, Firefly began flashing a week and a half ago, but no signs of ich at that point. I thought maybe velvet so just to be on the safe side I used 5 days of Marineland All-In-One-Remedy, removed filter, covered the tank from light and kept it close to 84-86 degrees. After 5 days...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I noticed yesterday that my female betta fish has a lump on one side of its body. No behavior changes or anything at all, just the bump. I've looked around on this website and the internet and it's interesting to see that most bumps have appeared on the left side of betta fish, as did...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I do water changes once a week, then a scrubbing every other week. But for the past few weeks my tank has stayed persistently cloudy. I'm not sure why, it's never done this before. I'm hoping it has something to do with the filter, which I'll be changing tomorrow. I've had the same sponge filter...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone I need help my crowntail Redd. I got him around February/March. I am not sure how old he is, but he was larger than the others there when I got him. Redd's Home: He is a ten gallon tank, Temperature is 79-80 degrees, The has a hang on the back filter, At the moment he doesn't have...
  13. Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone, I have a betta named Redd (Crowntail). I have had him since March I believe. After I got him he was placed in a ten gallon with safestart to cycle his tank. After two weeks his tank was cycled and he appeared fine. He went weeks (months) with no issues until I saw he snagged...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    It looks like a little pimple right where his tail fin meets his body. It doesn't seem to be interfering with his movement or bothering him at all, but I want to catch and treat it before it (potentially) gets serious. It's been just a tiny, barely visible bump for a couple weeks now, and I...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a male plakat Betta I purchased on June 26, 2014. He is in a 5.5 gallon tank all by himself. The temperature is 78. He swims, eats, and flares at his reflection normally. About a week into having him I noticed his fins were starting to turn red and his white body was turning grey...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 6.5 gallons What temperature is your tank? 80-82 Does your tank have a filter? Yes. Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No. Is your tank heated? Yes. What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None. Food What type of food do you...
  17. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, my betta fish Kaida (male twintail halfmoon) has developed little white spots all over him in the past few days. He lately has been trying to bury himself under the pebbles and his tree and I do not know if this is itching or trying to hurt himself. I haven't seen him flare in weeks, so I...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    ** I answered the basic questions and included them at the bottom** **JUST NOW WHEN I TOOK PICTURES TO POST ON HERE I NOTICED SHE HAS SORES ON HER!! THEY'RE ACROSS HER FACE AND BY HER GILLS BILATERALLY** I adopted a small female betta from a local betta fish rescue a couple of days ago. She is...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I am new to the forum and am looking for some information on a "bump" that has popped up on my sweet Khann's face. I first noticed it 6 days ago and when I returned to the office on Monday it has tripled in size. It is between his right eye and mouth, appears to be coming up from...
  20. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Me better fish has a very large weird lump on her side, It does not seem to effect her swimming, but it is the size of a pea, so that is sort of scary on a betta's body. Here are a lot of details that may or may not mean anything. The tank is 30 gallons, She lives with a 8 inch Pleco, in a 30...
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