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  1. Help! Betta might be sick and I don't know what to do

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. I'm a college student and my crowntail betta, Kiro, seems like he is sick. I don't know if he has popeye or what but its worrying me. He is eating fine but he isn't swimming around much. He is in a 2.5 gallon, unfiltered and heated tank. His water is about 80 degrees. I have pictures (Sorry...
  2. Is my fish dying?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Last night, I was looking at the tank and I saw that my betta was swimming around very oddly and fidgetingly, then this morning I looked at him and he was just laying on his side in the corner so I tapped on his tank and he did not respond, I waited for 2 more hours and looked and he still had...
  3. Betta fry with red spot on its head?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a month and two week old HM spawn, a lot of fry are passing away and some have these weird red spots on their heads.. What is it? Is it curable? I've been taking precautions such as daily water changes and I put some Mardel in the water hoping that it would clear it up, but it hasn't. Help!?
  4. Laying on side, rear drops when swimming

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a 2 1/2 year old half moon beta that has been absolutely healthy until the past couple weeks, been in same aquarium and same care for 2 1/2 years. He is eating, but very lethargic, lays on his heater or bottom of tank, seems to be laboring when breathing. He doesn't want to swim, when he...
  5. Bitcher wuith swollen anal?

    Other Fish
    my senegal bitcher have been having a swollen anal for quite a while now, thought it would subside after sometime but it didnt. posted in another thread but have yet to have any answer. please help! :big weepy:
  6. Could my beta have dropsy?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got a blue crown tail male about 4 months ago and he has recently started acting weird. His fins are clamped, he will sometimes violently swim into his decoration or the side of the bowl, however he is not bloated and does not have pineconed scales. I keep him in a 2 gallon cylinder bowl with...
  7. Black spots on betta head?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I know many say "betta color change is normal" but I just want to be sure my betta is safe. I noticed a black patch looking thing forming on his head and i dont know what it is :-( Here is a picture of him from a top view, there was a bubble near his eye. He also has been behaving normally. I...
  8. Sick betta. Help?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Moses, seems to have developed fin rot as I was away on vacation. I had been keeping him in fairly small bowl since I got him about 6 months ago. However, recently I got him the Fluval Spec 2 gallon aquarium so he would have more room. I got him a heater as well which unfortunately...
  9. need help diagnosing please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    any advice will be appreciated :thankyou: so here the story to my problem and now after their latest fight :shock:, the move to the new tank, and a couple days later both bettas have a white spot that just showed up :evil: i took pictures on my...
  10. Is my betta sick!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i have a crowntail betta that i got from petsmart about 3 weeks ago he was perfectly fine and healthy until i started noticing a brownish color under his gills! is he sick?? hes in a 10 gallon divided tank (he also constantly flares at the other betta, its a bit see through). he has a...
  11. My betta puffs up when...

    Betta Fish Care
    I've noticed that 75% of the time when my little guy Hewie randomly puffs up and starts swimming around like a spaz, he goes potty. Is this normal? Is that his way of "pushing"? Lol He is not constipated because he does go and you see it sinking to the bottom. I feed him about 5 - 7 pellets a...
  12. Sick Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Looking for help diagnosing my fish. I was on vacation last week and when I came back, fish seemed fine. Changed his water 2 days ago and I noticed yesterday he was losing color. Today he is much paler and has no interest in eating. In a bowl with one plant, (philodendron) and I've had him...
  13. African Dwarf frog dying need advice

    Finless Friends
    Hi, I had 2 ADF for about a month who where quite happy in their tank. I was reading up online and it said the forgs like to be in groups so I bought another 2 from the same shop on Sunday. I put the new frogs in the tank and they all seemed to be getting along fine. However I woke up...