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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I hope you can all help me. I would really appreciate any help/advice/guidance on how to deal with fin rot in the new betta fish I adopted. I answered the form with all my tank, water, and fish details below after my post. Background: My cousin bought a male betta for his 24 gal...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Is this fin rot (pictures below) or is it possible that his dorsal is just black-tipped? Vern here is my first betta. He's a koi, so he's got patches of various colors Background: Housing What size is your tank? 29 gallons What temperature is your tank? 78°F Does your tank have a filter? Yes...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I rescued a betta(black orchid double/crown tail???) from petsmart around three days ago. I got him because he was crooked and I knew he’d die there. After some research, I figured he was crooked due to overfeeding and a swim bladder issue. I’ve kept him off food for those three days. I just did...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 4 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No, I live in a tropical country. Room temp is all year round 27 to 30 degrees celcius What temperature is your tank? 29 degrees celcius Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, i’m writing for my first time bc concerned about my bettas health. Like three weeks ago I noticed a whole in his fin, so I treated w salt which has worked before. I also noticed red marks on his fins that’s he’s had for while but they seemed to be getting worse. The salt might have helped...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I am very new to the hobby and I am concerned to see what I think may be fin rot in my betta. Below are some pictures. I'm not sure what information is relevant so I'm going to tell you everything I can think of and go from there. My betta lives in a 10 gallon tank with two...
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    Hi, I have a question about my beta. His fins are really tattered and i’m pretty sure it’s fin rot but i’m not sure what caused this or how to fix it. I checked the water parameters and they were are all good. I’m going to do a water change. I want to know the cause and if this is fin rot before...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So my betta got injured. See the attached pics. He's alone in a 6.5 gallon tank. I've kept fish and bettas for years and cured fin rot before but I can't cure this case. I'm at a loss and need advice. I got him in December 2020 and I assume he's around 9 to 12 months old now. He was happy and...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, this is my first betta fish and I have noticed he has developed signs of fin rot :( any help on how to treat him? Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 25.7 Does your tank have an air stone or other...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! So my betta fish’s tail and fins have been ripping and look torn up, I don’t know if he has fin rot, is stressed and tore them himself, or if the decorations he has is too sharp. He was in a 2.5 when his fins first started to tear, but now he is in a 5.5 gallon tank. I would like help on...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Last night he was perfectly fine, but I looked in the tank and he was laying on the ground. I am acclimating him to a smaller tank with medication.
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank: 3 gallons (recently upgraded- When she jumped it was out of a 1 gallon bowl) Does it have a filter: Not currently operational. But in the process of fixing that Does it have a heater: In the mail heading to me What temperature is your tank: Not exactly...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I think my betta may have fin rot. The edges of his fins are turning white and one pectoral fin is turning clear? I've never had a fish with fin rot and he is my first betta. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10g Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My little boy, Baby has been with me for almost a year now. However last November I noticed he started getting tail rot. I did way more research into it and bought Seachem Prime, a good filter and some more tank decor so he wouldn't be bored as I was a complete newbie before that and didn't...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got Sushi from Petco about a month ago. I am a first-time betta mom and unfortunately did not do my research beforehand. Sushi’s tank was not cycled nor were the water parameters properly monitored. About 2 weeks after I got sushi, I noticed the tips of his fins turning translucent. He lost a...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I have been researching salt dips and salt baths. I was looking into a salt dip treatment for my boy Nox since he has a mild case of fin rot at the moment. I know that I've talked about salt treatments here before with my other poor betta, Juno, that passed away three months ago (RIP), but I...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    recently, ive had 3 bettas develop fin rot. let me give you some background info: my female (airés) and one of my males (galaxy, the one with more severe fin rot) were recently in bowls. airés was in a bowl for over a month; this was due to me traveling and her staying at my friends house. the...
  20. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3 Does it have a filter? Yes, (carbon) Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79 Fahrenheit Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No Food: What food brand do you use...
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