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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    The past 10 days he hasn’t eaten at all. He just looks at the food and doesn’t eat it. He has been having trouble swimming downwards and just floats, sometimes on his sides (scaring me). His fins also look a bit frayed. I think he might be nipping them. It could be finrot but I’m not sure. He...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    A week ago I got a new betta. After putting him in the tank, I fed him a only few flakes. The next day I noticed that he was floating at the top, and if he swam down into the water, he would just float back up. I started treating him for SBD- fasted for 4 days, and then the day before...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Good morning all. I am a bit of a novice at owning my beta Bernard. I've had him already almost two years. I've always known him to be a bit of a hothead, always worked up, curious, active, and always flaring and chasing and trying to attack random things like plants and hammocks...! Lately I'm...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all! This is my first Betta Fish in a while, and just brought him home yesterday and I'm a little worried about him. When I first put him in his new bowl, he wasn't reacting a lot and I just assumed that it was because he was stressed out from the new environment. But it's been a little over...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. Please help me. I have a beautiful double tail Betta I bought from PetSmart about 2 years ago. I keep him in a 5 gallon tank that uses a charcoal filter system. I keep the tank between 78-81 consistently. I do 75% water changes every 1-2 weeks. I feed him pellets and freeze dried...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta fish, Cecil, has been sick and refusing to eat for about 5 weeks now. I've scoured the internet to diagnose his condition and tried every suggestion I could find. I am desperate to help Cecil. I just want him to get better, and I feel awful because he looks so terrible. I tried to...
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