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  1. New female seems strange

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all. I'm new to the forums and very excited to be here. I week ago I got a female betta from a pet store that is pretty bad at caring for them. She had been there a few weeks so I decided I couldn't let her stay there anymore and brought her home. She spent a week in quarantine and seemed...
  2. Help!

    Betta Chat
    Hi! I don't know where else to post this and all of my internet searches have come up with very little helpful information, so I'm hoping I may get some answers here. I have a betta fish and I am concerned if he is sick or not - Friday when I got home from work, the heater in his tank had...
  3. I am so scared... I can't tell if Hagrid is sick!!! T_T

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone... I got my betta, Hagrid around 4 months ago, and I take really good care of him. He is in a 5gal tank with a filter, air bubbles, shelter, a live plant, and water with Betta H2O water conditioner.. I clean out his tank monthly (should I do this more often???) anyway, I...
  4. Concerned about my new little buddy! Please help?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone! I just got my vailtail male Betta today and his name is Charming (there's a Cinderella in his tank. Get it? Prince Charming?). The little guy seemed pretty active while I was following the steps that the petco gave me to introduce him to his tank, but now he seems pretty inactive...
  5. New tank, betta swimming back and forth, no eating

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all. So I have 2 male, veil tail bettas. One has been in a one gallon tank for 1 month. The other was transferred into a 2.5 gallon water dispenser and doing awesome for 3 weeks. Yesterday the one that has been in the 1 gallon tank was transferred into another 2.5 gallon water...
  6. please help! advice or comments welcome!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? - it is 5 gallons. What temperature is your tank? - last time I checked it was at 74. I have a heater that is supposed to keep it at 78 but I know it is at least keeping the water warm because the temperature before the heater was at 66-68 Does your tank have a...
  7. Green Discharge?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got a new elephant ear betta from Petco today. I didn't see any signs of illness on him. He's vibrant and fairly active (not as active as the double tail I got but I thought maybe he was just adjusting). He does flare at the male next door and he swims about a little bit more each time he...
  8. SBD or something else? Help/treatment?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had this halfmoon male betta (Triton) for about 3-4 months. I got him from Petsmart and upon receiving him he had some breathing/swim bladder issues. I treated him in a 1g tank for a few weeks with a little dropper of Betta Ultimate made by Hikari. He responded really well to it, his...
  9. New Betta Owner--Concerned!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I have a a betta before but not for a couple of years. My roommate and I got a new fish yesterday, and because I like fish I have spent a good bit of time staring into his bowl since then. I first noticed something might be wrong when I feed him. I gave him one pellet (Aqueon Betta...
  10. Help please!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently (week and a half ago) bought a young male betta, and things seem to be going south rapidly. At first, every time i lifted the lid to feed him in his tank, he would swim to the top and quickly eat all of his food. Now he just sits at the bottom, and does not ever come up to eat. He...
  11. anybody have any idea/suggestions to why this is happening?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    my little guy that I just got on Friday, doesn't seem to like to swim through the plants in his tank. He also doesn't like to lay on his leaf hammock that I have on the side. As far as I have seen he doesn't like to do that. He just likes to swim back and forth along the back of the tank where...
  12. Another question about ADF'S

    Finless Friends
    It's me again. I have bamboo in my ADF kritter keeper tank. I fill up the water a little more than halfway so both frogs can get air. usually in a few weeks or even less, the water level goes down by itself. Should I be concerned, or is the bamboo just doing the water changes for me? ouo
  13. Concerned, could this be fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So, i'm new here and thought it might be a good place to ask for some help with my betta. I've had him for less than a week and happened to look at his fins and noticed were his tail seemed to have a piece missing from it. I wasnt sure if it was just torn and damaged or if this is a case of fin...