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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Tank has been running for years, but I've had this Betta since February. 10g, filtered, heated ~80°. Parameters have been at 8 ph, less than 0.25 ammonia (it's not yellow but not as dark as the first block), 0 nitrates and nitrites since I got him so a solid 9 months. It has never fluctuated in...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey y'all! I've noticed my betta has these odd spots on his back and am not sure what they are to treat them effectively. 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? Not sure, but it is a 10 watt heater Does...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hi everyone, my betta has been acting really weird this week and i’m really concerned. please don’t freak out, she has a 5 gallon tank, i pulled her out to take pictures. i’ll attach some, but here are the symptoms: eats food, but misses all the time and all the food ends up dropping to the...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I hope someone can help me out. Recently I have noticed a few changes with my betta : It does not want to eat anymore (it basically pecks at the food but does not really eat it, I have tried both the betta pellets as well as the freeze dried brine) Occasionally it comes up and...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First Time Questionnaire Housing: TopFin Engage Tank How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79 degrees F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes, an air stone Does your Betta have tank mates...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I adopted a sick betta yesterday and he is experiencing swollen lips and a bump on his forehead. I treated immediately with Lifeguard and followed up with another dose today. When he came home, his lips were crusty yellow and today, they are not. The bump though has grown and looks yellow...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I’m fostering Fishy. He’s been swimming erratically and rubbing against rocks so I did some research. I’m worried he has velvet. I don’t want to treat with copper unless I’m sure. Can anyone say with certainty that this is velvet and if so is he beyond saving? Don’t want his last days to be...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there! Hope you can help me with this! I just set up my first tank and purchased a lovely little betta fish. I did plenty of research beforehand, so I let my new 9 gallon aquarium cycle for a week and a half (with bio boost). It's got a few plants, as well as a small cave. I additionally...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have three bettas. Yesterday, my halfmoon(Sushi) died from what I believe was a fungal infection. It started with white, clear-ish, fungus growing out of his gills then it slowly spread pver his body within three days. He quickly became lethargic and just stayed wrapped around his heater. He...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This my first betta fish Blue. I've had him for a few month and haven't had any problems until last week or so when he started picking on my snail. Then I noticed his tail fins where a little worse for wear so i seperated them and treated Blue for fin rot. Now hes got this discolouration under...
  11. Betta Fish Care
    One 3 month old betta Fish, marimo balls, Half cycled tank?, using Prime and testing at correct times, ammonia riddled tap water..... HELP! PLEASE! allow me to give you some details... I was given a tank cycled with just the gravel in it, I let it run a few days and ended up with a fish a...
  12. 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...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am currently studying in France and my Betta traveled with me. It was hard to get all the necessities, so his temporary home is a 2.5G with no filter but I change the water every 2-3 days (using API Stress Coat + Seachem prime conditioner) I've had him since April. I don't know what happened...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok... So today I was cleaning out my the three gallon belonging to my beautiful Half-moon Plakat Dandy. Just like I always do, I fished him out and put him into a small cup with some of his tank water in it... Except this time I think I put just a bit to much water in. Long story short I found...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Tank size: 5 gallons pH: 6.6 Ammonia: 0 Nitrite: 0 Nitrate: 0 Are there any other fish? No. Heater? Yes. Filter? Yes. Aerator? Yes. Plants: Live or fake? Live. Light? Yes. Food? I switch around between pellets and frozen brine shrimp and bloodworms Water conditioner: Prime My betta, Henry, has...
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