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  1. Fry Dying after 2 weeks

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I succeeded in getting fry. I didn't feed them until they were free swimming Temperature of the water sits and 81 degrees. I have a sponge filter sitting at the lowest setting. I noticed that I was seeing less and less of them about 3 days ago. now there is only one left. This is the second...
  2. Permanent Swimbladder?

    Betta Fish Care
    *PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT I POSTED THIS (BEGINNING) PART NEARLY A MONTH AGO* November 10th, 2017 Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 20 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? Always between 76-80F Does your tank have an air stone or other...
  3. I think my fish is about to die :'(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So my betta has fin rot, and I can't seem to make it stop. I moved at the beginning of the summer and I live in a remote location that has really hard water with a lot of chlorine in it. I think the house I'm in has really old pipes. The water basically gets filtered from the lake. Since I...
  4. Is my betta dying?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    HELP! I have tried everything with my better fish, Pearl, and nothing is working. For the past few months, Pearl has been slowly losing her fin directly attached to her belly. It's like its disintegrating. And now its almost completely gone, and last night she sunk to the bottom of her tank, and...
  5. Help!!! Fish sinking and dying!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I don't know what is going on, I have a community, and last week one of my Bettas died, and today I just witnessed one of my guppies died. I don't know what is going on, I need to figure this out before I lose more. I had two female bettas, they were seperated in the tank, Betta that died...
  6. HELP! Betta alive but upside down!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My friend just got a new betta. She bought him at Petsmart, but she said he was fine in the cup (as fine as he could be). When I met him for the first time, she had already set him up in his tank (uncycled). He has been fine for about three days. Today I was watching him swim, and he was fine...
  7. I hope it isn't too late...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey there -- I feel so guilty. My Betta doesn't look good. And I don't have many of these answers, but here goes... Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3/4 gallon Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? 72? I don't know... I fill it a little...
  8. I think my betta instantly got swim bladder disorder.

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! New member here. First post. This just happened perhaps 30 minutes ago. I left my room to do laundry and when I came back, my nephew had my betta fish tank open and had dumped a lot of pellets into the tank! I do not really know how many my fish ate but when I got there, he had eaten...
  9. My fish Sam is dying!!! I think

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I need help, my fish, Sam (short for Samantha) is dying I think, because she has rotting tail and icy. What should I do? Which one do a treat first because she is not getting better when I give her ich medication. I don't know what to do!?�� She has a 2.5 gallon tank with a filter...
  10. Euthanizing my betta. Adevice on short term preservation?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, My betta has been battling dropsy for about 4 weeks now. After a lot of work to keep him comfortable and medicated, my Tango's health has declined so much this week. I'm heartbroken to say that I think it's time to end the suffering and euthanize him. I am planning on using clove oil...
  11. 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...
  12. I'm pretty sure Zuko is dying, please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Zuko, is acting sickly and I'm not sure why. I've tested his waters and the parameters are normal. He's been fed regularly, he's not getting too much light, and his tank is the right temperature. He sits at the bottom of his tank and very rarely moves. His motions, while jerky, don't...
  13. Sick/Dying Betta? PLEASE HELP

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I am new to this site and decided to ask for advise as my betta, Sherman, is not getting better. I currently have Sherman living (alone) in a 5 gallon heated and filtered tank. I noticed his fins were beginning to fray on the ends and after research its seems he's come down with fin...
  14. Please, What Are The Chances Of My Fish Surviving?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My poor boy, Spook, has dropsy. I discovered him pineconing and bloated on Sunday night. Before that, he was acting sick and refused food. He still won't eat and now it has been one week without ANY food for him. I have been treating him with 15 minute Epsom bathes twice daily and 100% water...
  15. Betta fish is about to die! Please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 77 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None Food: What food brand do you use? OmegaOne &...
  16. *****Will not eat, clamped fins, stressed, is my betta dying?**********

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my new beta fish for 11 days. He's picky, finicky, pretentious, and sassy. I named him Louis Vuitton!! He has not eaten once, nothing works. He is stressed and has clamped fin. Housing What size is your tank? 2 gallons What temperature is your tank? 80 degrees Does your tank have a...
  17. My birthday gift is dying

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my new beta fish for 11 days. He's picky, finicky, pretentious, and sassy. I named him Louis Vuitton!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D He has not eaten once, I have tried everything, even blood worms, nothing works. He is stressed and has clamped fin. Housing What size is your tank? 2 gallons What...
  18. Dying fish, help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I posted about my betta awhile ago, then got him a larger tank with live plants and he improved. A few weeks ago I treated him for parasites using general cure, then he showed signs of ich (white dots on his face) and I gave him methylene green for one day but then the dots were gone and he was...
  19. Fish dying, looking for advice (currently one armed)

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I posted on here a few months back when I got my first girl. I found great advice and could use some now! Since my first post, I started a sorority with a few tank mates. I have (well had) 4 girls, 3 veil tail and one crown tail, a school of 5 glow light tetras, 2 cories that were...
  20. My guppy has velvet

    Other Fish
    Hi so my guppy has velvet. It looks like a light dusting of gold. I cleaned the tank and added so salt, not table salt what should I do? The air conditioning broken down so I think it's because the water temp has been fluctuating
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