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  1. Please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello!! I'm a new betta owner, as I've just bought my first betta fish last month, named Charlie. He's white-translucent with a very pretty purple-ish tone when he's under his light. His tank is a fully equipped 2.5gal with everything including a filter, thermometer, etc except no heater because...
  2. White dots on Betta's eyes?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, so I was on spring break this past week.. My betta, Hagrid, came home with me in a smaller temporary tank (1.2 gal) and I was changing his water every other day.. He seemed to be alright in his little habitat, but this morning, I went to feed him and saw that two white round dots had...
  3. White Spots on Eyes

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help! My betta buddy has white something's on his eyes! He is a beautiful, spoiled Delta Tail that we've had since last July. He has thrived in his filtered 10 gallon tank. I change the water 25% every week or every other in some cases. I recently added three snails to help with alge and...
  4. Patches and Dots

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello. This time I'm here for one of my females. She's had these slightly discolored patches on her body for a while which I mistook as a scale pattern. About a week ago I noticed she had a whitish dot on each eye. The thing about the patches is that they're not white nor fuzzy, just slightly...
  5. Bloated, cloudy eyes, advice please?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi again, everyone! Gah, having sick fishes on hand is no fun!! Below, I have filled out your form for illness. Housing What size is your tank? 5g Fluval Spec V What temperature is your tank? 78-80F Does your tank have a filter? Yes. Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration...
  6. can anyone help me figure this out? dead betta:(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    my beloved betta, harvey, passed away today. i don't understand what happened, as i have given my heart and soul to make sure he was happy and well. facts: i started him out in 10g, cycled it with him in it, added along the way 2 apple snails, 4 emerald coreys, and 5 neon tetras. the pet store...
  7. Unhealthy looking betta...Need a diagnosis...or do I?... (w/ pictures - please look)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hi. I will keep this post simple, as I think my last one didnt get many replies due to its length... I was rambling a bit. :-| Housing What size is your tank? 2.5 gal What temperature is your tank? around 78 C Does your tank have a filter? no Does your tank have an air stone or other type of...
  8. Acute Extreme Eye Bulging-Pics

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    ***I uploaded4 or 5 pics to my profile*** having a hard time doing it here. His eyes are not cloudy at all, and it doesn't seem to affect his behavior, or feeding habits... He's been in our family for 1 year, bought from PetSmart. In comparison, he seems normal, aside from his eyes. Please...
  9. Very Cloudy Eyes, But Otherwise Healthy?

    Betta Fish Care
    A few days ago in the morning I discovered my female Betta had completely clouded-over eyes. The night prior (about midnight when I return from work) they had been spotless and clear. Her health is otherwise perfect and she still seems to have normal vision (she's still able to follow my finger...
  10. Fungus on Face

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, So my betta fish recently had a fungus/thing that I thought went away. But now it's back and it looks even worse. (See previous thread here: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=289049) Housing 2.5 gallon tank Azoo Palm Filter (using biofloss sponges) Temperature: 80 F (I...
  11. Cloudy eyes - problems seeing food

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys. This is my first post of this nature, but I'm really starting to get worried about my little guy. He has cloudiness over the pupils of his eyes, but it doesn't look like anything I can find elsewhere. I can tell he is having increasingly more trouble seeing his food (I have to tap...
  12. Sleeping betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    When my bettas sleep their eyes go lighter and they look almost surprised. I notice when they are awake and active they are darker and more tentative, does anyone else notice this or am I crazy?
  13. Eyes look big.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, got a new 10 gallon and added my betta after it had cycled. Also added some tank mates. Just now I was taking some pictures of it and noticed Chibi's eyes seemed big? Maybe I'm just paranoid, but here is the picture: Housing What size is your tank? 10 gallon What temperature is...
  14. betta fish and camera flash

    Betta Chat
    i guess this really isnt restricted to betta fish but my boyfriend pointed it out to me the other day... does the flash on cameras hurt a betta's eyes? or fish's eyes in general? ive been told theyre sensitive to their tank lights sometimes... so what about flash?
  15. HELP! Something seriously wrong with my bettas EYEBALL!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok so a day ago I noticed that my betta's eye had a white colored "film" over it. It doesn't seem to be swollen, it just looks like a cataract or something, and he doesn't seem to be able to see out of it. He is eating normally, swimming around actively, and just all around seems healthy. I just...
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