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  1. Betta Fish Care
    I don't know what is wrong with my fish! Me and my boyfriend moved him to a five gallon tank Saturday. These last three days he has been on the bottom of the tank like this. His mouth is opening and closing and his gills are doing the same. I heard those might be behaviors caused my ammonia...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I’m a fairly new beta fish owner and have been having a hard time figuring out how to care best for my betta. I’ve had my fish named Opal for about 3 months now. A few weeks ago he decided that he like liked laying next to the filter and a few days later I noticed a few rips in his tail. I...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    Hi I'm Brandi I just have a question. I'm giving medication to my betta fish Sapphire and my roommates' betta fish Ricky for their fin rot and the bottle doesn't specify how many times per day to give it to them but I've done it twice a day so far, Could that be harmful to them or is it okay to...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I'm new to fish care, as stated above. I had a betta named Percy who died recently of Ich, and i was wondering if anyone had any fish care tips to prevent my new fish from suffering the same fate as Percy. The thing is my dad keeps the house very cold, and I think thats what led to the...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    :cry: I was just coming back from school and I went to go feed him and he was dead. So I bought a betta fish recently and named him marble,for a while he was on a small bowl but I found a much bigger one so I put him in that. I want to know how to be a good betta fish owner than I am now so...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    So it's hot here right now. Like... too hot (hot damn). And all day the tank has been hovering around 82-84 WITHOUT the heater on. And some of the threads say that's okay heat, but it's kind of stressing me out because I'm worried about it getting hotter than that. And my Mom said "Well why...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I wanted to do an update on my little Petsmart rescue from Sat. With a lot of worry, water changes, and care, I am starting to feel a little optimistic that he might make it. He spends a lot of his time on his little leaf hammock, and the floating leaves of a silk plant, but he is not laying...
  8. Betta Chat
    I did a search to see who I can contact if my dear fishy becomes super sick. Interestingly, I found a certified fish vet who can do phone consults across the country and will even do visits if he was scheduled to travel to your state. He apparently looks after all aquatic animals, ranging from...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    Ok so about a week ago I decided I would like another fish in the past I had won goldfish at fairs and stuff like that but then I came across the Betta fish and have been trying to research it ever since. Since I am only 13 I dont have alot of money so I am currently saving up for all the...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I had two fish sharing a 5-gallon tank, then suddenly one got all sulky and bloated. I did a water change and then isolated him the next day(He was hiding and I didn't want him to die and me be unable to find him) and was dead the next morning. He had been bloated(but his buoyancy wasn't...
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