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  1. How Do I Care for a Tank That a Betta Died In?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Recently one of my bettas died and I'm not sure how to clean out his tank. He died of severe bloating and dropsy, possibly, and I tried my best to care for him when he was sick. Although he didn't actually pass away in his tank (I'd moved him into a smaller glass when I knew he definitely wasn't...
  2. Dead guppy & pale looking neon tetra,long post

    Other Fish
    Please note that these fish are not mine, they are my 12 year old brothers & I'm posting this as to possibly get some help/insight I just checked on my brothers fish & found one of his guppies was missing(1 male and 2 females) and found one of the two females dead near the filter intake, had...
  3. Lost our Olaf tonight

    Betta Memorials
    We just lost our beautiful Olaf tonight. Even the pet store didn't know what it was. Only that it was flesh eating:-( My 15 year old is heartbroken.
  4. Sterilizing Driftwood After Death from Disease?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Good morning, everyone. I got a betta earlier this week who unfortunately died this morning. :( We never really figured out what was wrong with him and I guess he was too far along in the disease to really be helped. Anyway, I have a lovely piece of driftwood in the tank, and I tied some java...
  5. Our Little Guy Died

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I am writing because my daughter's betta, Mr. Limpet, suddenly passed last night. I am very sad, sadder than my daughter, even! When she got the fish just three months ago, I told her I didn't like anything to be caged. Well, I became so attached to that little guy. Before I discovered...
  6. Betta died on day 5 of saltwater bath

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta Atticus died sometime last night. I'd only had him for 1.5 weeks. He was purchased from PetSmart. After adopting Atticus, I started doing more research on bettas and saw that he had a slight case of fin rot. Otherwise, he was pretty active. When I first brought him home, I put him in a...
  7. Sorority and Hemorhagic Septicemia

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So,it's been a while since I've been on, but one of the bettas in my sorority, Queen, has died. She's been refusing most food for a couple of weeks now, and had gotten very thin. Her scales were blue/green but now they seem grey, or almost purple depending on the light. I do not think it is due...
  8. First Betta Died - What Was Wrong?

    Betta Chat
    I'm a bit bummed out today... My new Beta fish died this afternoon... :( I REALLY wish I would have come here first, before buying it... But here is what happened. My newly wed husband and I got our new apartment, and we have 2 baby turtles. But we also wanted to get a small fish in a...
  9. Veiltail has "nine lives" - keeps dying and coming back?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi again, Seems I've been in this forum a lot lately, my poor Fighter is certainly living up to his name! I came home from work about a half hour ago and found him EXTREMELY pale. He's a beautiful blue color and was seriously turning brown, fins almost transparent and very white around the face...
  10. To my dear 5 fish

    Betta Memorials
    Petals, betta fish, blue, male, smart, and sick fish died :cry: Flowers, betta fish, red, unknown, sick from chemicals the first day we got him, fish died :cry: Pebbles, betta fish, red, female, smart, curious, jumped out of the glass bowl, fish died. :cry: Sparkles, betta fish, silver...
  11. Snail died - cleaning the tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I went on vacation and asked a friend to take care of my beta and snail and I came home to a dead snail. D: I'm not exactly sure what to do with the remains or how to clean the tank. Should I empty the water? Should I rinse it? Should I vacuum the gravel?
  12. my bettas died.need advice on aquarium

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i had a betta sorority in a 10 gallon filtered aquarium.lots of fake plants and hiding places.with heater..water was around 78 to 79 degrees nitrates and nitrites were at 0 and still should ph was around 7.6...but my ammonia was just was always at 2ppm or higher.a couple...
  13. how long after...

    Betta Fish Care
    hey i was wondering how long after a fish has died can you add another one in the same tank after washing it out? thanks:)
  14. Bettas keep dying from wounds...

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey my second betta just died from some kind of wound. The first one died when he got stuck in a hole in one of my rocks that was too small--he had a wound on top of him where the rocks scraped him, the second time he swam through I guess he was too big for the hole. (I fixed the hole--I put...
  15. Genie died Thursday night.

    Betta Memorials
    I've been really busy with my new job lately so I haven't been able to post till now but he died. I came home from a visit with friends and he was just lying at the bottom of his cup not moving. He'd been acting funny for two days so I decided to float him in his cup on Thursday (changing the...
  16. Thought I was making my fish happy. What happened??

    Betta Fish Care
    So my third Betta fish over the years passed today. I'm wondering what happened. Basically the entire story is I had my first fish who lasted many years. He was awesome but then my next fish did not make it very long so I made it a point to take really good care of my new fish. I didnt get him...
  17. Its my birthday and a betta died :(

    Betta Fish Care
    So yes todays my birthday but thats nnot why im posting this. My friends fish (seashell) Died today. I guess she jumped out or something and died. :(