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  1. Is It Fin Rot Or Loss? New to Bettas! Video

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, I really need help with discerning the issue with my Betta Fish. I have attached two videos to this post. The anal fin looks like it broke off partially. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
  2. Sick beta fish??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So, my crow tail Betta fish is coming on 2 years in April, and in November/October, he was moved to a new tank. As of about 2 weeks ago, he has been becoming a brown colour and is losing find, and for the past 3 days, is refusing to eat. I tried to give him a skinned pea, but he didn't eat that...
  3. Loss of fins, now turning black/navy, eaten alive by it.... What is this?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Nipped his fins just days after I owned him and added him to a 10 gallon heated tank. Never got better over the year I owned him, handed him to my other care taker thinking a cleaned tank will help his fins. Came back to the poor fish like this.... Waaaaay worse than I imagined. Can someone...
  4. Need help asap. Can't diagnos fish.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Urgent, please help. Cannot diagnose fish but it is certainly ill. Hello! I've had my half moon betta, for just a little over five months ago. I brought him home and I was instantly in love. Despite only having a .5 gallon bowl and single plant for him, he was always curious and excited and...
  5. My Betta's Tail is Gone!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently just came home from a vacation and went to check on my betta boy to see how he was. I immediately found him and saw that he was missing his entire caudal fin, all that was left was a few short ribbons of tail tissue. He has never nipped his own fins before and isn't aggressive with...
  6. Betta Tail - biting? loss? fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! I have a question to ask about mine & my parents betta. I own 2 bettas, and my oldest one - a crowntail - has never had any issues. Last month I decided to get a second betta - a veiltail - and he's been doing well. A few days ago I noticed that his back tail is shorter and...
  7. PLEASE HELP: fading betta color and fin loss

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    New betta owner, had the fish for 2.5 months now. Noticed fin loss, did a 12-day API general treatment and nothing happened. One week off the treatment, I noticed fading color and pale areas on the fish, especially around the head area. Fins are also raggedy. Just started a bettafix treatment...
  8. my fish has fin loss! please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i had bought a male over halfmoon betta around 20 days ago. since then he has suffered SBD once due to overfeeding and now he is facing significant fill loss. anyways. my betta has a drastic loss in his tail now if i compare him to his first few days. i am attaching a collage of his pics...
  9. Sudden pectoral fin loss

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone. I need some help. One of Rogue's pectoral fins is literally falling apart. I just noticed it, and it wasn't like this last night. Housing What size is your tank? 10 gallon What temperature is your tank? 80 degrees Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone...
  10. Tail Biting Help?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my veiltail, Enjolras, for a few months and have never had a problem with him biting his tail before. But today, I saw him flaring at himself and chasing his tail - and there were pieces of it missing. He's chased his tail before, but I never noticed pieces missing like this. He lives...
  11. Fin damage? My betta has gone from half moon to super delta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all, I got my latest betta about week ago. I got him from Aquastar71 via Aquabid. This is the first time I've bought a fish from Aquabid. So far he seems to be getting along well but in the last couple days I've noticed his dorsal spread seems to have gone down from a full half moon to more...
  12. Crowntail fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my crowntail, Khonsu, for several months now. He was fairly young and in good shape when I got him. About a month ago, I moved him from a smaller tank into a large 5.5 gallon tank. It's heated (75 deg.) and cycled, with several plastic plants and a few other decorations. Ph is 7.0, and...
  13. Fin Rot or Fin Loss?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently discovered that the tail fin on my male betta is almost 90% gone and the other long fins are split and transulcent looking. I can't see any white or black "fungus" or discoloring around the fins and the smaller fins close to his body (I'm an ametaur fish owner) are round and perfect...
  14. Major scale loss..please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish went through a pretty bad bout of fin rot a month ago and his fins just never grew back entirely. He lost half of his bottom fin to fin rot, it grew back almost completely, then it fell off again. The fin appeared to be growing back once again but the growth suddenly stopped and he...
  15. At it again... :|

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So Sebastian made the trip to school fine and was totally fine the first week here. During the weekend before last he went on a tail bitting spree and ate the rest of his dorsal fin that was remaining from his last nomming experience and the upper part of his tail. I could only start a salt...
  16. d'Artagnan's fin rot won't go away!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! My lovely halfmoon (not sure what color), d'Artagnan, has been suffering from massive tail rot and fin loss for weeks. It's been slowly going away (almost a month now) and hasn't reach his body yet, but he's lost at least 1-1.5cm of fins. Should I start medicating him? It's frustrating...
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