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  1. Betta is consistently bloated even when fasted

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought my boy, Blushi, a double half-moon male, about 4 months ago while I was away at school, and since I've brought him home, his belly is most times very bloated. I don't feed him very often, maybe 1-2 pellets every day or every other day depending on how he looks. I use omega one betta...
  2. Fixing Constipation Without Peas?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Good evening. I am a first time betta owner, introduced my new guy to his new tank on Friday I believe. He has not eaten, and shows no interest in food since the day I brought him home. I wasn't worried at first because I assumed he was still acclimating to his environment, but after several...
  3. Won't eat and lays on his side on the bottom.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Our poor little guy is very sick. He had always been very attentive and loved to eat until a few weeks ago. He all of a sudden quit eating. Sometimes he would start to eat but then would spit it out. He was still swimming around though. We have bought BettaFix and tried feeding him...
  4. Epsom Salts and Antibiotics?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm treating my fish for popeye with doxycycline (comes from the same antibiotic family as tetracycline), and I read that you can use antibiotics and Epsom salts in the water at the same time so I decided to get some Epsom salts for my betta because he looks bloated. Right now I think it's...
  5. Lost buoyancy/tried epsom nothings worked

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hello, new to posting, I appreciate any advice! I'm at wits end... I have a male Betta that over the course of about a week lost his buoyancy, and that was about a month or so ago now. I'm good with water changes about 3-5 days, I usually use some water conditioner (I have artesian well water in...