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  1. Open sore

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I noticed 5 days ago that my betta(young but not a baby which I got in January) had an open sore on his side near the tail. I've been giving him betta antibiotics recommended by pet stores since. It looks like he lost scales but it's not as red. Will he heal? Also, how long should I...
  2. Help me betta is very sick

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So lately my betta will 'lay' on the bottom of his tank all the time. He is my only betta that does this. He is around 3 years old and has also recently got a yellow discoloration on his underside. Whats wrong with him, please help! Pic of him
  3. My fish is dieing

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello My fish is dieing and I was just wondering what all you guys did when your fish are dieing. I get really attached to my fish even though I've had him for 2 days. I can't sleep and I won't stop crying. There's no medical stuff I can do to help my fish. What do you do to cope with a dieing fish
  4. My Betta has scruffy curled fins!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have just purchased a betta from my lfs yesterday and was wondering if my betta should look like this... it has brown spots on its head and has curled scruffy fins. It is very active and eats all the food i give it. I have fed it Bettamin tropical medley (flakes). My tank size is 3 gallons (12...
  5. HELP! Giant lump on Betta fish's side!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My female chocolate Betta has a big lump on her side. It formed today (I think) and is covered with scales. She is in a 5 gallon tank with a school of neon tetras. The tank is heated to 80 degrees and is filtered. There are plenty of fake plants, etc, and I test the water and do weekly 25% water...
  6. help! our oscar is sick:-(

    Betta Fish Care
    We bought our male beta(oscar) a few months ago. Hes beautiful blue and green color. Two days ago i noticed he was lathargic and his colors are not as bright as usual. I imediately did a water change since it had been 4 days since his last change. Today he looks like hes turning black. Ive read...
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