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  1. Dull coloration, erratic movement, and drooping tail

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    How many gallons is your tank? 2.5, but he's been in a 1 gallon bowl for about the past month Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78°-82°F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What...
  2. Betta is sick, what does he have?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So my friend's betta became sick last night. Symptoms: - Lying slightly on his side at the bottom of the aquarium -Gasping for breath -Dull/ Pale in coloration -Lethargic -Loss of appetite -POSSIBLY thicker slime than normal What is this, and how do you treat it, if possible?
  3. He needs to get better, please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello im new here and im kinda in need of urgent help. Just a little info: i live with my mom and visit my dad and 11 year old brother every weekend. We purchased two betta fish from our local pet store at my dads one weekend after Easter. I purchased an orange veiltail and my brother a yellow...
  4. Lethargic Betta!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got my betta from petco. He was the brightest and most active fish there. I kept him in his cup for one day because i had to wait for the water to reach room temperature in his 2.5 gallon tank. He was still active in his cup but when i placed him in the tank he seemed very lethargic and sad...
  5. What's Going On?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help! My betta was fine just yesterday, but today, he sits at the bottom of the tank and doesn't move. His fins are clamped and he refuses to eat and breathes very rapidly. I think his color is even duller. I have no idea what's going on. Please help! Housing What size is your tank? 5.5...
  6. Dull Scales

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So, I've had my male betta for almost six months now. He's been very healthy, regular changes in water, made sure he wasn't over fed, but fed diligently. Although I did find out that he has fin rot, poor thing. He's my first, and i didn't know it existed so it's very advanced at this point...
  7. Missing bit of left pelvic/ventral fin..

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Mirox is missing a bit of his left pelvic fin. He is swimming fine, but im just curious.. Is it finrot? If so, how do I treat it? Do I have to put him in a quarantine tank? Also, his color is dull. What can I do?
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