Betta Fish Forum banner

diamond eye

  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey there! This is my first post on here but I have had bettas for a long time. My copper betta, Houdini, appears to have scales growing over his eyes, as you can see in the photo attached. I got this little guy from Petco about 8 months ago and it seems to have appeared in the past 2 months. I...
  2. Breeding Betta Fish
    Hello, I bred bettas 20 years ago and have worked with fish professionally since then. I got back into bettas for my home hobby (no longer doing it professionally) for the pandemic... I have acquired 3 males and 4 females. I became very interested in the koi and marble as they did not have...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I'm hoping you'll welcome me to the forum with some good advice. I got this Betta 2 months ago from a reputable local aquarium store and was told he came from a local breeder. He seems to be in excellent overall health. However, this morning he's got a bulge on his gill cover. I've...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Just thought this might be interesting to some of the forum members here who keep dragon scale bettas. If the scaling is particularly thick, it can sometimes result in diamond eye, which could hinder their eating and spawning activity. Banana leaves are a traditional thai treatment for diamond...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello guys. While in Petco today, on the front shelf, I noticed this beautiful iridescent ice blue delta tail male. Upon closer inspection, I noted his eye, which is completely diamonded and is bulging out. I added two pictures for you guys, but I'm fairly certain it's popeye. However, his...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    After quite a bit of heartache and worrying over why my betta is going blind, among other issues, I discovered something while scouring forums. What he has looks very suspiciously like something I ran across called "jewel eye" or "diamond eye" bettas, where their eyes become shiny/iridescent...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    Heyla, all. I'm new here and wanted to first say that this forum is a wealth of information. Before I get into the issues with my betta, I'm gonna give a little background about myself, since this is my first post (and there's no "welcome" or "introduce yourself" forum partition) and I'd like...
Top