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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has been scarily bloated for 3 days that I am aware of now. He is acting relatively normal, swimming normally, his fins look fine & he has appetite &doesn't seem to have discolorations or look paler yet anyway. He was spending a few days just hanging out in the corner of the tank an...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am still pretty new to betta fish care and this is the first time my betta has seemed off. I fed him this morning and he ate his food like he normally does, but then about two hours later he appeared to be bloated. I looked for all of the signs of dropsy, but he does not appear to have them or...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I know that my fish has gill hyperplasia and he is constipated but now I realized that he has white spots...it doesn't look like ick to me. Under his belly he lost pigmentation and now it is tan. Also does he have popeye? I have no clue what to do, I tried feeding him peas but that did not work...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! My Betta appears to be constipated, he isn't bloated, but he is flaring like crazy until he poops. I was gone a few days and gave him more food then usual, and fed him when I came back, I must have given him too much. I know they can survive a long time without food but my guilt kicks...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta is at least 2 years old and lives in a 10 gallon aquarium. He gets regular water changes and the water parameters are good. The temp in his tank was around 77 F before he got sick. Around Oct 3 I noticed that his stomach was kinda swollen and I was worried I had been overfeeding him...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1 gallon What temperature is your tank?76 Does your tank have a filter? Ne 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?no Food What type of food do you feed your betta...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    *My biggest concern right now is getting this fish to eat* Basic Run-down: I found a female crowntail at PetSmart floating on her side at the top of her cup of blue water, bloated and surrounded by uneaten food. Management gave her to me for free because they knew they wouldn't be able to help...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I moved my male Betta out of my cycled heated community tank when he had trouble swimming normally. He is in a 2 qt container, I do water chg daily. I now know I should never have fed the fish froz blood worms because he pigged out. I fasted him 2 days, fed inside of a froz cooked pea which he...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my betta fish for a few weeks now and within the past week he's started eating the food I've bought for him (Betta Bio-Gold). Today I noticed him acting a bit irratically so I decided I'd feed him to see if that would help. He attacked his food like he was starving or something (which I...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, my name is Madison and i am new to this forum. i am 12 years young and own a male crowntail named sushi. i have him in a 2.5 gl filtered tank. he lives a very stressfree life :lol: and somehow is always constiopated. i feed him 1/2 a pea every morning, and then his flakes/dried bloodworms at...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everybody, I've been trying to fix my 3yr old Betta fish's constipation problem for a month now and nothing has changed so I would really like some additional advice here. Background: I have my fish Kappy in a 1.5 gallon tank at 80 degrees. I feed him Omega 1 Betta flakes (I've...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I posted here month or so ago regarding my sick little buddy.... Well two months on and he's still sick :-( My thoughts are now is he's severely constipated. He's been moved a week ago into a small hospital tank (15lt half full so he doesn't haveto work so hard to breathe), tank is...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 5-gallon, but currently a 1-gallon jar. What temperature is your tank? 82f Does your tank have a filter? Normally yes, currently no. Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Normally no, currently yes. Is your tank heated? Yes. What tank mates...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a betta that is very sick and I don't know what to do anymore. He has been constipated for about two weeks now. His belly looks like it has little marbles in it. I've fasted him and fed him small pieces of peas on and off for the past two weeks. While he has pooped a few times, his belly...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    My Male betta I feed my male 7 small betta pellets every day. He eats 4 in the morning and 3 at night. Every 5 days he gets 3 pellets in the morning and 3 blood worms at night. I feed him every day because I feel really bad about starving them for a day and he is battling fin rot so I don't...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? -- 3 gallons What temperature is your tank? 76 - 82 degrees Does your tank have a filter? -- yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Is your tank heated? -- yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? -- 3 mystery snails and a...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have 2 issues with 2 different Bettas. (Terrible Mummy here D:) (attached photos) 1. Is my Grandmother's fish Prada. He is swimming on his side and I believe he is constipated. He basically float on one side and can't swim down without great effort. I tried Peas but the tricky thing is he...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok so my friends sister has a betta and it's sick. I'm kind of the animal guy in my group of friends so they came to me. I don't really know much about bettas but I'll try and explain the situation. The fish is sitting on it's tail upright and occasionally swimming to the top or sides of the...
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