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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i think my betta fish castiel has dropsy. i followed the instructions i found on google and set up an aquarium tank with iodine-free salt, water treatment, a bubbler, a heater, a thermometer, and i added two (fake) betta leaves for him to hide/rest. I've added bettafix medication. i fed him the...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Here we go again, I think my Betta is having the start of dropsy. He is still perky (When he wakes up in the morning he zooms around the tank flaring just for the fun of it for a solid 5 minutes or so) and has no trouble eating, but his scales are worrying me. Further more I realize he is...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta who is a adult has been bloated for the past 2 weeks. He doesn’t have pineconing scales or having trouble swimming or loss of appetite. So I was thinking he is just constapted, so I fasted him for 2 days Gave him a pea kept repeating nothing was happpening. Then I tired dahpnia and that...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Just the day before yesterday I noticed my bettas right side was slightly swollen. It was only the right side. And it comes into a point. Not the typical dropsy look. The next day I gave her a small pea because I thought it was constipation. It didn't change the bump, so I ruled out...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all! So I'm new to this site and I've been reading some other posts trying to see if they solve the answer to my question, but unfortunately they don't! I've had my fish, Cinnamonbuddy, for 2 years now. He is a male beta fish, and he and I have become close over these two years. I bought him...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Sorry, this is going to be kind of long.Alright, so my oldest betta, Ruffles, had been housed in a divided 5gal before with another male betta, and there were never any issues. However, a few months ago that other betta passed away and I just recently added a new one to the same divided 5gal...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    About a month ago my betta, Bob, got really fat, mostly on his left side. I did some research and the most likely thing seemed like he had a swollen swim bladder from feeding him too much. Dropsy didn't seem likely since he was still very active, swimming around, trying to fight his own...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone, I've tried for 2 months pouring over forums and discussions trying to figure out how to save my fish -Pi- from whatever he is suffering from and hoping that if I make my own thread with his specific problems I will be able to save my pour baby. I've had Pi for about 3 years from...
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