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  1. Betta fish choking?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So last night as I was giving my bettas their pellets, I accidently dropped 2 pellets that were stuck together into the tank, and Adonis grabbed it and tried to eat it. I have seen him choke on these before, he'd keep his gills way out, then "cough" and spit them out. This time he did not...
  2. Betta choking?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I went away for the weekend. Water change and fed my betta Friday morning, returned Sunday night to find his gills inflamed and his "breathing" very hard and rapid. (His gills are moving in and out and his mouth is opening much wider than usual in a breathing motion). Ever since...
  3. HELP! Betta spasms/seizures?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my veiltail betta for about 10 months and am pretty proud of how healthy is he - gorgeous long fins, lots of bubble nests, etc. However 2 days ago, right after feeding him his pellets he proceeded to flail and swim wildly around the bowl, up side down, then freeze and sink to the...
  4. Fish not able to get air? Bobbing at the surface when getting air.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 10 gal split What temperature is your tank? 80 Does your tank have a filter? Yes, fuval 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? Ghost shrimp and a betta tank mate on...
  5. Listless, Not Moving, Not Eating, Choking, Urgent!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta Euphrates has been having, say, issues, lately. He used to eat without a problem, but now whenever he manages to eat something, he seems to choke on it, as in his gills won't close in, and he swims erratically for a minute or two before sinking to the bottom of the tank and breathing...
  6. Betta is possibly choking, help please?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, I'm getting a bit nervous here. My little female crown tail is choking on a pellet. Its really lodged in her throat too, I can still see it but barely. Also I can see a lump where the pellet is located. Her gills look like they're working over time and her mouth moves like she's...