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  1. Temperature shock - PLEASE HELP

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? 73 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Used to have a mystery snail, but I moved it to another tank...
  2. PH Balance & Hair-like stuff on Bottom of Tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone, I used a test strip to test all levels of nitrate, etc., and I found the PH level to be a little high. Is there a way to lower this? Also, what causes this to happen? I changed his water about 3 days ago... What frequency should I change his water? And how much at a time...
  3. Need Advice, Trying to move Betta to a bigger home

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Right now I have a female Betta in a 3 gallon tank w/heater and filter but my dad has a 20 gallon tank he says I can have. Does anyone think this big change in tank size will shock her? I've had her for over a year now so I don't want anything to happen to her but I know she'll probably be...
  4. Color changing

    Betta Pictures
    His color seems to change often. When I first got him he was a blue/teal and now he's blue, red, green, I'm starting to detect a violet color...
  5. Color change

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys, Wondering if anyone knows why my blue betta fish turns gray/white mostly when he sleeps. the color change stays around his mouth. He seems to be happy, swimming around and eating just fine. Any ideas? Thanks!!
  6. Should I be concerned about this color change?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First of all I want to thank those who helped me with Reina's fungus infection. It's all gone now and seems to be staying gone! Now this is something I've been seeing on her for a long time now. This gold coloring. It started on the front of her anal fin, right up close to her body. It's a...
  7. Need help! New betta owner!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi Everyone! I recently got a new betta, my first one I've ever had :-) He's in a 2.5 gallon tank, with a couple live plants and a marimo moss ball, and he seems totally happy. I just got him yesterday but he seems very content! Anyway, I was wondering, for a 2.5 gallon tank with no filter...
  8. Is my Betta dying?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello there. I believe my Betta, Neptune, is dying and need some advice to see if it is something I have done or just age :( I've always taken very good care of him, but the past week he has been very sluggish and slow, rarely coming up to the surface to eat anymore. The tank I had him in was...
  9. Change a word game

    The Lounge
    Haven't seen a thread like this yet. I've seen this game before on other forums, and thought it would be fun here. :-) In this game, we'll start out with a story. The next person changes, removes, or adds a word. Words like it, and, or, is, a, if, as, etc. don't count as words - you can remove...
  10. Big change in behavior

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone, My betta Demetrius is usually a feisty one but lately, he's been hiding at the back of the tank. He used to swim up to me whenever I'd enter my room but now, he just largely ignores me. His colour hasn't changed, though he seems to be struggling a little bit with swimming, though...
  11. This might not be the right thread, but I need help!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Fish people of the world, I need help! (Sorry if this is the wrong thread, I am posting this in as many as I think could possibly be relevant to have a better chance of catching the eye (and advice!) of an expert. I have a couple of questions that need answering…sorry in advance for the long...
  12. Help! Adopted abandoned Betta showing strange changes in behavior, urgent questions!

    Betta Fish Care
    Fish people of the world, I need help! I have a couple of questions that need answering…sorry in advance for the long post. I hope you will bear with me and read through the whole thing. I am not a fish person, but I came across my male Betta fish, Sir Floatley Geoffers, a little over a month...
  13. Gravel Problem

    Betta Fish Care
    I have decided to change the bottom of my betta's tank from normal colored stones to blue gravel. Would this bother him? If so, then how should I change it?
  14. Betta Coloration Change..?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forums, so hi! (: I just had a quick question. I recently got my male pastel white HM betta from my LPS. However, when I brought him home about a month ago, he was plain white with the occasional red dot or two on his body. I had just passed it off as a...
  15. Color of Head Keeps Changing?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! I am new to this site, though I have been looking at it pretty often the past few days because I just got a new betta fish. I decided to sign up because I couldn't find the answer to my current question. I don't know if I am seeing things or what, but my betta fish keeps changing the...
  16. Marble/Color Change (PHOTOS)

    Betta Pictures
    Hi everyone! I would like you to meet my Halfmoon Double tail young boy Robert Frost This is his colorful adventure through his little metamorphosis (I apologize in advance if the pictures are that great quality :( ) When I got him he had see-through fines, beautiful pale/white shimmery body...
  17. White betta turning red?

    Betta Pictures
    My little betta fish Puddin' was pure white when I bought him First he looked like this: Then this: Here he is now: ANYBODY KNOW WHY? :shock: Could it be the red gravel or that he's maturing? Guess I'm glad I didn't end up naming him snowflake :lol:
  18. New Tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys. Some of you might of read my Memorial for my recently lost fish Tengshugh (R.I.P). Well anyways, he liked his bowl, it hold about a liter. Yes I'm Canadian. That's about a quarter gallon. My new fish, P.K. Maurice (I gave him a full name. P.K. stands for Peter Kip) is much more active...
  19. Corrodded color turning fin

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    What is wrong with my betta's tail? It looks corroded. #betta #fish http://t.co/6v9qJah
  20. Water Changes?

    Betta Fish Care
    How frequent do I have to do if I have a 2.5 gallon with a filter running 24/7 and 1 male betta no live plants.
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