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  1. Fungal Infection?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3G Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 80F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Trumpet Snails Food: What food brand do you use? New...
  2. Healing Fin Biting?

    Betta Fish Care
    Denny, my precious little guy, is biting his fins. I have never dealt with fin biting before, I guess I should feel lucky, LOL. Anyway, I've done a bunch of research, I've read the Fin Biting Vs. Fin Rot sticky, but nowhere can I find anything that will make him heal faster (if there is such a...
  3. How to cure severe velvet

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish has been sick for a while but I just noticed it recently. I bought "Bettafix" and on the bottle it says it "Heals betta fins and skin". I have only been using it for 3 days, but I have seen no progress. My fish, Frankie, is still active and eats regularly. Edit: I clean his tank...
  4. Betta Turning White

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, for the past few months, my blue half moon-tail betta have been turning white. It started from one side of the head and then it spread to the other side. I tried asking some fish store owners for advice. I changed the water about 2 to 3 times per week (depending on how dirty the water is)...
  5. Discoloration Concern or Help ?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my betta for about 10months now and changed the water weekly (1/2 and 3/4), feed it 1-2 times a day (various pellets/flakes). It is in a 5.5 gallon tank with heater and filter. Recently his fins have turned white and it seems to me that the white portions are getting bigger. What is it...
  6. Betta Dropsy Cure / Pain Reduction

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello Community, I have recently noticed that my Betta is being pretty lethargic and having trouble floating (lays a bit on side at bottom) and squeezes next to filter in a vertical fashion. I had a lot of problems with a swelling side earlier and because he was starting to seem in pain...
  7. Black clumps on crowntails fins?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! Ah, I'm new to this site and hadn't really planned to post anything. But a couple days ago, I rescued a little crowntail from Wal-Mart. He had this black fuzzy junk laying in the bottom of the container. And when I got him home and changed the water, I realized he has clumps of that black...
  8. Velvet

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey Guys....Well Handsome Dude has velvet i can actually see without shinning a flash light on him...besides all the gold specks on him he is doing fine....i'm wondering about treatment I went to my local pet store looking for a treatment for velvet and they had nothing and read in the sticky...
  9. EMERGENCY: Swim bladder is becoming MORE severe rapidly!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Male Betta Pink Veil tail Tank size: 1 gallon No filter No heater Is fed: Topfin Color enhancing pellets Water conditioner used: Prime Water conditioner Weekly water changes are done NOTE: Aquarium salt was added today, because I read that it is beneficial for treating Swim Bladder Disorder...
  10. Millions of tiny parasites!! Help?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    We have never noticed this before but I just noticed today! I think my betta is infected because there are SO many of these parasites! Chuck Norris is the love of my life, please tell me how to save him! How do I cure this? Does my local pet store have a cure? I had a dead snail but i didn't...
  11. Treating Finrot, request advice

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'll start with the basics; Housing What size is your tank? 2g What temperature is your tank? 77 Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes Is your tank heated? no (my apartment is kept at a steady 77 but I have a thermometer in the...
  12. How to Cure Bad Fin Rot

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I had to leave for a month and I left my pet male Halfmoon Betta, Livius, with a friend. While I was gone, he developed horrible fin rot (I nearly did not recognize him upon my return). So I got BettaFix and at least he was healed and back to being lively. However two months later, his fins...
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