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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm new to the world of bettas. I got mine a couple of weeks ago and he seems to be doing great so far. However, today I noticed some small fraying/holes in his fins. I looked it up and saw something called "pinhole finrot." I've attached some pictures, but I'm afraid they're not very clear...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my betta for about a year now. He is not the most active but chills around moving slowly but for the past 2 days he's been hiding under a scuba helmet decoration in the tank. He still comes up to eat but it looks like he is struggling to swim. He has constantly flap front fins to stay...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I can't post a video but this is Cleetus. We have had him about a year now. He's always been rather lethargic but recently worryingly so. He lays on his side gasping all day and can't swim properly. He is bloated but even when I fast him he still is the same. I have tried swim bladder...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there! I have a sick betta fish (Jaws, ~3 years) who lives in a 5 gallon by himself. He is bloated, breathing heavily, has white spots on his face, has red gills, and is usually on his side on the bottom or the tank. I initially thought it was swim bladder, but after I stopped feeding him two...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Below is a picture of my girlfriend's betta fish named Fieri. She noticed he looked like he had some sort of growth. First, she thought it was a fungus, so she gave him a treatment of Methylene Blue, but it only got worse. When she inspected the growth again, she saw that it was eating him, and...
  6. Betta Chat
    My daughter's both have bettas and they both appear to be ill. Different tanks. One was purchased 4+ months ago. Everything was great until about 2 weeks ago after a water change. The tank had not been very dirty when we changed it, but after the change it almost immediately started getting...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got my betta a month ago. Marino recently had fin rot which I cured with freshwater aquarium salt. He has improved a lot and I have slowly started taking the salt out of the tank. He has 10 gallon tank to himself. I sanded his rock decorations before putting them in and all the fake plants are...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I rescued my betta about two weeks ago and I'm worried his health is declining. Ever since I got him I've been trying to determine what he may have and based on his symptoms the only things I've been able to pin point potentially are: fin rot, based on the white coloring and fraying of his fins...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I only joined this forum so that I can fish cure for my beloved betta's disease.... He just healed from ich and now he has some brown cotton like things on the end of his tail. He can't swim... He tries, but he can't stay balanced... Housing: 4 Gallons A sponge filter Has a heater 28 degrees...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    All of a sudden my betta fish’s one pectoral fin is very small and whithered away.. it looks like it just happened over night, I’m not too sure what happened, he hasn’t moved from one spot and if he does swim a little he doesn’t use that fin, when I give him good he just spits it back out. I’m...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my fish is since its adolescence for 3 years now and I've noticed a tear and white around the tear in his fin. I don't know if I should be concerned about this or not his fins aren't white either so it's not a part of his pattern.
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    **included one photo from when he was healthy, one from the first couple days after getting the new tank (he’s at the bottom by the stone fixture). The other 3 were taken yesterday Housing: Marineland Portrait Glass Aquarium with hidden filtration. Find at...
  13. SOS

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Pudge, my betta, needs some serious help!! Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 80F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I have an 8 year-old Betta named Shadow. He seems to have been growing/keeping a type of white fungus for the last two months despite treatment, and I do not know what to do next. I've attached photos below and filled out a form I saw in another thread. Thank you in advance for any...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Tank summary: **Tank** Image of water test as of 09-24-17. My nitrate levels were about 40-80ppm last wednesday. I did a 50% water change to bring them down to where they are now. I've been checking them to make sure they haven't shot up at all. I have a 10 gal tank, 0/0/10-20ppm...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1 gallon I think Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 75 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None Food: What food brand do you use? (I...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, My son has a 2 year old female Betta. Yesterday she was fine and swimming around like normal. Today when he woke up he noticed she had popeye. Eventually she started sinking/staying at the bottom of the tank on her side. Based on some online research we did a water change (and lowered...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have tried treating it using Melafix (it's a bad brand, I know but it was the only one at the store) and his fins have been rotting and falling off. Also there is this web-like, fungus-like thing on some of his fins. His whole upper body (including face) is white. IF you would like amother...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Blue has this bump on his back! Hoping it's not fatal. Need help diagnosing him so we can treat him. He's alittle over a year old.
  20. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok there's a lot here so bear with me. About a week and a half ago I finally was able to get a 10 gallon aquarium for my betta (he'd been in a 1 gallon so I thought he'd like this one--he didn't). And about a week into introducing him to the new aquarium I added some other buddies (a pleco, an...
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