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  1. Swim bladder issues?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3 Does it have a filter? no Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 78F 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? Aqueon colour...
  2. Swim Bladder Treatment?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had Prince Bubblegum for 7 days as of December 23. I'm starting to think that he won't be able to recover and that maybe his swim bladder issues were caused by an injury. Is there anything I can do to improve his quality of life? Does anyone have any ideas on how I can help my little...
  3. Nerite Snail Dillema

    Other Fish
    So this morning I was messing with my 5g betta tank, of which he shares with two snails(it's by a window so they work together on the algae) well sometime while I was doing this, one of my snails must have crawled out (first time!) and I didn't find him until about 4 or so hours later. He was...
  4. Trying to Help the Office Fish

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Our department has an office betta, my boss picked him up a few month ago. I have a betta at home and know something is wrong with him but don't know what. My boss (his owner) is open to suggestion as far as medicine ect. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1.5 about Does it have a...
  5. Betta hanging at top of tank- very sick!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I need help! My betta (Ozymandias) has become discolored and his fins are ragged. But they're not ragged like fin rot (I've had bettas for years. Never seen fins like this). He's also been very lethargic and stayed at the top of the tank. I moved him to a one gallon hospital tank treated with...
  6. Betta fish is about to die! Please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 77 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None Food: What food brand do you use? OmegaOne &...
  7. Betta Lethargic, Sinking?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Any help or advice is appreciated. Thank you. Housing: - 10 gallon - 80 degrees - Filter, yes. Heater, yes. No air stone or air tube. - Tank mates: two oto catfish. - I put live plants in his tank two days ago. He had silk ones before but they started to grow a bit of algae and no matter how...
  8. Lethargic Floating Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help! I purchased my Betta 3 days ago and put him in his tank. Today he is lethargic and floating really weird around the tank. He floats on his side...will fall down to the bottom and then every once in awhile he will swim to the top for air and fall back down. He wont go for his food...
  9. Mysterious Betta Fish Death

    Betta Chat
    ... or perhaps not so mysterious. I'm hoping to find out what may have killed my betta, Carl. Carl was a veil finned betta, of unknown origin. He was supplied by the college as part of a study in my biology class, about two years ago, regarding the agnostic displays of male bettas. He was...
  10. Strange Behavior (video provided) Please Help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1 1/2 gallons What temperature is your tank? 82°F Does your tank have a filter? I had to remove it. I own a Whisper Filter for 1-3 gallon tanks, but the current was still too strong for my fish. I plan to get a bigger tank on Christmas day so that maybe the...
  11. ICH or Fungus - Need Help ASAP PLEASE!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Everyone! I really need some help FAST! I am leaving this coming Thursday morning, and will be away for about 4 days - I will not be able to take Magic Card with me, and am very worried about him. I believe he either has Ich or some kind of fungus. He has a small white spot on his chest. At...
  12. I have no idea what to do anymore. Bloating/Floating

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 2g What temperature is your tank? 80* Does your tank have a filter? Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None Food What type of food do you feed your betta...
  13. Floating/Bloating??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 3g What temperature is your tank? 78-82 Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Is your tank heated? yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none Food What type of food do you feed your betta...
  14. Kanaplex

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Does anyone in the Los Angeles California area know if there is a store/place where the antibiotic Kanaplex is sold? I ordered some but it won't get to me and my sick fish until Monday at the earliest!
  15. Sinking fish that swims on its side

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Im not to sure what is wrong with him. I went away for 3 days and fed him 3 pallets before i left and when i arrived home he was on the bottom of the tank swimming side ways. He usually sits on the bottom of the tank and when i lightly tape it or drop a pallet in the water he swims up but this...
  16. Ich & Can't swim down

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, my betta fish Kaida (male twintail halfmoon) has developed little white spots all over him in the past few days. He lately has been trying to bury himself under the pebbles and his tree and I do not know if this is itching or trying to hurt himself. I haven't seen him flare in weeks, so I...
  17. My betta is floating on side?!!....HELP

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm new, I always get info for my betta off this website, so I thought id ask for some advice. :( I noticed probably 2 weeks ago that my betta, Galaxy, was floating on his side a bit. I then noticed any time he'd swim down, he would float back up! I was confused so I looked on this website. All...
  18. Floating plants safe for Betta fins?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Are there any live floating plants that have ZERO chance of hurting Betta fins please? Dwarf Water Lettuce? Amazon Frogbit? Pennywort? I read several sites that Anubias tore fins on Betta who swam in often. Hornwort tore his fins, already tried it. Recently transferred Dexter to a 10 gallon...
  19. PLEASE HELP! My small betta died suddenly today. SBD?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have owned male Betta fish before that have lived quite long lives but this was my first female and the first to develop illness. I have had a very small female Betta fish for about two weeks and she has seemed very healthy and active until this morning. When I saw her this morning, she...
  20. New Betta has combination of symptoms

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Folks, I'm fairly new to betta care, and I have on my hands a little peacock-colored crowntail with a combination of symptoms that I haven't seen described anywhere. I've read a bunch of posts here without reading what I'm seeing, so I thought I'd post myself. I got this fellow from...
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