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  1. fin rot or fin damage?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  2. Betta not getting better - finally think I've correctly diagnosed him with Columnaris but would appreciate input

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Help please!!

    Betta Fish Care
    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...
  6. Is this fin rot ?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  7. Sick Betta with Bad Fin Rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  8. Fin Rot?

    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...
  9. 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...
  10. Fin rot, nipping, or something help?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  11. Help with my sick betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  12. Help with Fin Rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  13. Torn pectoral fin & maybe fin rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  14. Fin rot or biting? Also bump on side?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! This is mine and my boyfriend's lovely boy Marvin. We've had Marvin for a while now and have seen him grow to become a wonderful little fish (he first came to us as a butterfly blue/white color, now he's solid blue-green with a hint of red). We love him very much and hate to see...
  15. Fin rot???

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! Okay, so I'm a little concerned with my boy, Squiggles. When I first got him just over a month ago, he fell quite sick with suspected swim bladder. Thankfully, that has cleared up nicely and he's been a happy boy since. However, around that time, I noticed that his tail fin...
  16. Tail Fin Scarring?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I apologize if this is the wrong section of the forum to be posting in, but I figured it kind of aligned? I have a red, male crowntail betta that I've had for almost 9 months. He started off super spunky, would flare at anyone that approached the tank and lived his punky little life. However...
  17. Fins are Raggedy :(

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone, Can anyone tell me what's wrong with my betta? I don't know if it's fin rot or something else. I currently have: - 3 gallon tank with a divider (will be upgrading to a 10 gallon when I move this week) - a controlled heater - a filter - caves for each betta - a silk plant -...
  18. White fungus/tumor (?) and sideways swimming!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all! I'm having some issues with my poor delta dragon metallic boy, Wada. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? He is usually in a 5 gallon tank but he's in a 1 gallon hospital tank right now. Does it have a filter? Yes, sponge Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78...
  19. How to lower ammonia levels and treat fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I recently have noticed my betta has been getting fin rot so I tested the water parameters and the ammonia is around 0.25 - 0.5ppm! How can I get this down quickly?? Once I have returned water parameters back to normal will the fin rot start healing or will I need extra...
  20. Please help me save my boy!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a male half moon double tail betta fish. I bought him 4 months ago at Petco. He had a mild case of fin rot, but I knew just being out of a dirty cup, and into warm clean water would do wonders. And it did. He has always been spunky, very active, and a very good eater. My tank has been...
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