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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Over time I have noticed Uno’s fins starting to crinkle and his gills have darkened and so have the scales around them. I am no expert and wanted your opinion on if it is fin rot. I have noticed a change in his attitude he is more tired than usual and a lot less active. I have him in a 5 gallon...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi betta lovers, this is Spot. Spot has two problems. I brought him home in April 2021. 4 months later, He is still active, ready to eat and responds to me. Water changes happen weekly of 30-50%. I have live Java ferns in the aquarium and also a sponge filter. I live in a tropical country so the...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i beleive my fish is dealing with fin rot. im going to move him into his 3.5 gal hospital tank and start treament asap. i waas just wondering if i could use aquarium salt and bettafix together as he has been dealing with it for 5 days now i just didnt realize it was fin rot :( and i would like...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I'm new here. I'm very concerned about my betta fish. He's the first fish I've ever had so this is all new to me! I've had him for 6 months now, but I've been noticing that something is wrong with him! He's active (but mostly stays in a corner of the tank) and hasn't swam to the bottom in...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 gallon Does it have a filter? Yes tetra whisper Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank?78-80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? 2 black racer nitrite snails Food...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi I was given this form to determine if / what I can do to my betta to help with fin rot: Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Gallons. Does it have a filter? Yes. Does it have a heater? Yes. What temperature is your tank? Right now: 24.9. Does your tank have an air stone or other...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I am new to looking after a betta fish and was unaware that you had to cycle your tank before you add fish so I am now doing a fish-in cycle. I don’t know if my nitrogen cycle has started, or what stage it is at. I have been using the API Ammonia test kit and API test strips (I know the...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I'm trying to figure out what's wrong with Gemstone, my daughter's crowntail betta. We got him in September and he's been doing great overall! I didn't cycle the tank in the beginning but have been good about testing the water, vacuuming gravel, water changes, planting live plants and not...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys I am new to the forum. I have a rose tail male betta and his name is Neptune. He lives in a 10 gallon planted aquarium with nerite snails, corydora catfish, and Amano shrimp. I noticed the fin rot about two weeks ago and have since been treating it with maracyn oxy and Artemiss and in...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has suddenly gotten fin rot. I first noticed a tiny hole in his caudal fin. He was swimming fine and eating just fine, but I noticed the tiny hole and began to get worried. Not sure what caused it as his tank is clean, but I do have some ideas of what may have caused it. I'm filling out...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! My first time posting here, but I need some help. This is Sora, and as you can see there is redness around the ends of his tail and fins, and I am not sure if it's due to snagging, fin rot, or fin nipping from its tank mates. There is no white fuzz or brown/black edges. Just the redness...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. I’m new to the forum and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out what’s wrong with my betta. I’m wondering if maybe he has fin rot or if there is something else wrong with him. He was in with some neon tetras and they were nipping him so I moved him to a different tank...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Klaus, has been through the ringer. He did have swim bladder, so we fasted him for 3 days and switched foods per a forum expert’s advice. He was fine for a couple of weeks. Then, one week ago, he started to exhibit similar symptoms. We assumed we were feeding too much (3 pellets 4x...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I've had my veiltail for about a month now. At fist he was doing okay and then about a week ago i noticed that his tail was a little ragged. It was super sudden, in the span of about an hour. I did a 50% water change right away, and it seemed to get a bit better. then a few days later it...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I’ve tried a lot of other forums and not many were helpful so this is sort of my last hope at an answer. My betta is 2 years old and lives in a heated and filtered 10 gallon tank with live plants. I test his water and all the levels are normal. I’ve tried several anti fungal and...
  16. Betta Pictures
    So I've had my halfmoon betta for 2 months now, and everything was just fine. He lives in a 3 5 gallon tank, with an apple snail. The only decoration is a plastic plant (I was careful not to get one that might hurt his fins) and a rock decoration. I alternate feeding him once a day with shrimp...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently bought a new betta about three weeks ago, I’ve done half water changes twice, Kept his water near 78 degrees, have appropriate (not sharp) tank decor and a Marimo ball. Recently I started noticing the ends on his fins turning white, then I noticed small black spots followed by what...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I’m worried that my Nebby has fin rot. I prepared a small hospital tank with API Aquarium Salt, but before I put him in it I want to get a second opinion to make sure that this really is fin rot and not just my anxiety making me freak out over nothing. Here is the filled out...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My favorite betta Alarik just passed and he was perfectly healthy, so Im filling this out for him... A couple other bettas of mine are having finrot and im using melafix and pimafix since they tend to start getting fuzzy towards later stages. Alarik was my pride and joy. He was such a happy go...
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