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  1. Help! Can’t seem to cure this Fin Rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Started with 2 weeks Aquarium Salt, then added Furan2, repeated twice, then tried Pimafux. Fin Rot just keeps getting worse. Using one gallon quarantine tank with no filter. 50 pct water change daily. 100% change every 3 days. What else can I try?
  2. is my betta healthy?

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    Disclaimer: I know the tank is too small and he should have a heater, but I’m a broke college student and no one else wanted him, so I’m doing the best I can with what I’ve got. Symptoms and Treatment: Photos at the bottom. I rescued this fish from my brother, who’d kept it in the tiny plastic...
  3. Fin and Body Rot on 2y/o Betta - Running out of options

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    I’ll keep the intro short since I kinda went to town on the questionnaire: My girlfriend and I liberated (bought) Jeph from an abandoned Walmart fish department that was removed less than a month later. His health has never been great but seems to be declining quickly with a rough case of fin...
  4. Rescued a dying betta from my job

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    Hi! I work at a family owned pet store in my town, and I recently took one of the bettas home because he had been there for probably months in the tiny betta cups on a shelf. His colors were completely faded and he looked brown when I took him home :( I got him for free since he was so dingey...
  5. Betta fish help

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    All of a sudden my betta fish’s one pectoral fin is very small and whithered away.. it looks like it just happened over night, I’m not too sure what happened, he hasn’t moved from one spot and if he does swim a little he doesn’t use that fin, when I give him good he just spits it back out. I’m...
  6. Betta Fix help

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    Hello! I’ve been at a real loss trying to get help for my fish Chuck I’m embarrassed to say but I believe my little guy is having some fin Rot issues and I haven’t been treating it right all I have is betta fix and I must say the instructions on the bottle leave me very confused.I was adding...
  7. HELP!!! Betta has ripped fins!

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    Hello! My Platinum white halfmoon dumbo betta has pretty badly ripped fins. He is very healthy eats frozen and the best pellets. I also house ghost shrimp and an adult brisslenose pleco with my betta. She often leaves lots of poop everyday(a lot). My water chemistry is practically perfect and...
  8. fin rot or fin damage?

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    hey! this is amenadiel, next to his sister/tank mate, bonnie lol. okay so i’ve had him since early march of this year. i had recently added some artificial plastic plants without thinking “hey plastic plants can harm his fins.” but the problem is, i got my 2 african dwarf frogs, bonnie & clyde...
  9. Betta not getting better - finally think I've correctly diagnosed him with Columnaris but would appreciate input

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    Hi there, I'm brand new here, I came from fishlore.com which seems to have disappeared overnight, very strange. Anyway - hoping y'all can help me save my beloved betta Simon. Here's the fish disease/emergency form below, but first in a nutshell: I have a 20g divided betta tank, each betta...
  10. Questions about my new betta

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    Hello everyone! I just received a betta (Baby Yoda) and I was wondering about the gender of the betta and the type that she/he is? I am also curious about his health. I am pretty sure his caudal fin has some fin rot but I also notice the scales at the bottom of his head are grey. I am not...
  11. I think my betta has Ich? And I think Fin rot??

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    I'm going to fill this out as best I can 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? typically around 76°F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No? Does your Betta have tank...
  12. Help please!!

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    Hello my bettas name is Kyle and his fins have seen better days the last few months. I have treated for fin rot and removed everything he could be getting his fins ripped or shredded on while also covering most of the filter slots and cutting most of the flow out of the tank Housing: fluval How...
  13. Is this fin rot ?!

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    I bought mr bubbles a week ago. he had one fin when we got him and we have been keeping a very close eye on him ever since. This is our first betta fish and we want to do this properly and we don't think he's happy he's flaring his gills all the time sometimes no reflection around him he spits...
  14. Sick Betta with Bad Fin Rot

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    This is my sister's betta that I am trying to help. It is currently in a 1/2 gallon quarantine tank with an airstone and a heater at about 79-80F. I don't have information on the tank conditions previous to me getting the fish. I know it was in a 2 gallon tank with a filter but no heater. The...
  15. Fin Rot?

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    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...
  16. Digestive issues?

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    Hi, I recently bought a rose petal betta within the last few months, and he seems to be having some trouble. Specifically, he keeps getting bloated and constipated, and it is causing him a lot of stress and rotting his beautiful fins which is messing up the water's ammonia levels. I keep him in...
  17. Fin rot, nipping, or something help?!

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    Hi! I am somewhat new to fish keeping, and have a betta with a torn?/rotting? tail. Housing How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your...
  18. Help with my sick betta

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    Hello everyone, I'm new here. I have a beautiful Blue Betta called "Azulito". However, I have seen how their fins have begun to degrade and mistreat. I have applied a tonic for the batteries, but I do not know if it is enough. I'm already a week and I do not see improvement in my betta. Here...
  19. Help with Fin Rot?

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    Hi, I would really appreciate help identifying what my betta fish has and how to go about treating it. I was unsure if he was tail-biting, or had cut his fins, but at this point I'm fairly positive he has fin rot. I've had him for a number of months and he's always been healthy and active with...
  20. Torn pectoral fin & maybe fin rot

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    I picked up a crowntail yesterday - he had been at the store for 35 minutes, before I picked him up and brought him to work. It was about two hours between pick up time & acclimation time though, so he was a tad stressed about it all - coming from Thailand to Central Texas to my job was quite...
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