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  1. Fin rot???

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! Okay, so I'm a little concerned with my boy, Squiggles. When I first got him just over a month ago, he fell quite sick with suspected swim bladder. Thankfully, that has cleared up nicely and he's been a happy boy since. However, around that time, I noticed that his tail fin...
  2. Please help... Nobody ever replies!?! :( Ongoing betta issues..tumor?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    :dunno: :dunno: :dunno: I posted quite a few months ago when my betta was having other problems, but didn't get any replies.. Any suggestions would be appreciated!! :question: My bettas health has always been questionable, he's been sickly looking since I brought him home from the...
  3. Unhealthy looking betta...Need a diagnosis...or do I?... (w/ pictures - please look)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hi. I will keep this post simple, as I think my last one didnt get many replies due to its length... I was rambling a bit. :-| Housing What size is your tank? 2.5 gal What temperature is your tank? around 78 C Does your tank have a filter? no Does your tank have an air stone or other type of...
  4. Grey/black in fins, scales missing.. velvet?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I need some help with a diagnosis... I bought my betta knowing he might be sick, because every other betta in the store looked like they were sick/dying and some actually were dead. I believe he was blue and red at first.. but not super vibrant like all my other bettas have been.. He...
  5. stubborn cotton mouth? maybe?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I feel awful because I have been allllll over this forum with this petsmart rescue hmdt betta named PB, but he's having issues. I have diagnosed him with cotton mouth with the aid of this forum, and I thought his problems were over once I got him on an antibiotic (API Triple Sulfa). Nothing...
  6. Having a hard time diagnosing my Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I've had my pink/purple male crown tail betta for about two months now, I got him at a local Petland. He is in a 1.5 gallon tank. He was doing wonderfully, eating normal, social to everyone who came up to him. I feed him 3-5 pellets twice a day, switching his second meal up every few days...
  7. Help??? Sick betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey there everybody! I need some help diagnosing my Betta Sauske. I've had him for about 3 months & recently noticed that he's been acting weird. First signs of him acting weird were him not swimming around as much & staying at the bottom of the tank. I found this very odd because he's the...
  8. Normal colouring or velvet?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    When I got this little guy a few weeks ago, he was mostly red with some light blue scales. After examining him with a flashlight, I noticed that he had some gold iridescence and the tips of his fins are turning turquoise, but are a bit iridescent as well. Basically, he is the most spastic and...
  9. Iiii'm beginning to think it's not marbling... (diagnosis help needed)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, sorry to be just another non-contributing new-member asking for help, but what can i say. maybe as i come in the door i can toss out some editorial critique, and that'll be my dowry. the site's registration requires that i agree to abide by the rules i've read "here". unfortunately to...
  10. New growth?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've noticed my guy seems to have a white-ish look to the tips and between his fins. Is it possible this is new growth to the fins? Maybe something bad? Rot? I have looked into possible fin rot... but I think not. Pardon the rhyme. He just healed up a pinhole in his caudal he got from over...
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