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  1. edema and fungus

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    my betta calypso began exhibiting dropsy and pineconing last week. shes been treated with kanaplex and and pure epsom salt since i first noticed. now shes started to develop fungus. is it best to euthanize her? or should i keep treating her for a bit, then if i see no improvement, euthanize. she...
  2. Fungal Infection?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3G Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 80F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Trumpet Snails Food: What food brand do you use? New...
  3. HELP! Red marks? White Mouth? I dont know whats happening!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I have joined as my poor betta son has had so much trouble really since day 1. He is currently in a 4 gallon tank which we maintain at about 78-80 fahrenheit and he seems to love it. He swims around happily and eats well (about 5-6 pellets a day and perhaps the...
  4. Fungus or Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! My little betta Shifu has been showing symptoms for almost a week now, its like a white velvet coat all over his body. I thought it was Fungus and started treatment but now I think it might actually be ich...I've attached a photo. Can someone tell me if it is ich or fungus? He was in a...
  5. 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...
  6. Betta Fish Fungal Infection (?)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my first betta fish, Hector, and I'm really worried that he's sick: this morning at around 7am I noticed two very small fuzzy-ish looking dots (each around the size of a needle eye or smaller) on the right side of his anal fin. They're a little hard to see in the photos, sorry -- I'll...
  7. White Puffs on Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I noticed my Betta recently developed a couple tiny white puffs, one on the side of his fin and a few on the tips of his fins. He seems otherwise healthy, still eating, swimming. I assume it's some sort of fungus, but I'm unsure what the best thing I should do for him is. I don't want to jump...
  8. Betta Showing Discoloration and Lying on Bottom

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I'm a new betta keeper and need some advice. I bought a betta about a month and a half ago and put him through two weeks of quarantine with API General Cure, API Erythromycin, and Hikari Ich X. He looked fine after going through that, but in the last few days has started showing some...
  9. Help identifying two issues with two different Bettas

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! Thank you for having me here. Just need some help with concerns I have about my Bettas. I will post the questions below, but first a short background. My wife came home about 8 or 9 months ago with two Bettas from Petco and these tiny little tanks. I did not like the tanks at all and...
  10. Fungus? Fin rot? Help?

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought my new betta, Dewdrop, on Dec 14th. He was really healthy looking at a local pet store, no fin rot, and was very active in the little container he came in. After putting him in his new tank and setting everything up, he quickly acclimated and was as happy as could be, making bubble nest...
  11. Bought him like this. Please help me get Comet to a much healthier state.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10 gallons Does it have a filter? YES Does it have a heater? NO, I live in a tropical area and water is stable between 78-80 F What temperature is your tank? 78F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? YES Does your Betta have tank...
  12. HELP PLEASE- My betta fish has what seems to be fungus

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1 gallon Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? Unknown 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...
  13. Possible fungal infection?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This morning when I woke up I went to check on and feed my crowntail betta, Mocha, when I noticed he wasn't swimming to the top to greet me like he does every day. I found him hidden inside his little cave and when i finally managed to coax him out of hiding, I saw that his forehead had a weird...
  14. Betta with recurring open chin “pimples" with fungus-like growth

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi folks! I posted back in early April to get your advice on a recurring pimple-like bump on my betta buddy’s chin that is open and contains what appears to be a white cyst (that post is summarized below, but the original is here...
  15. Tumor or fungus??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank?5 gal Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 76 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? 3 Cherry shrimp and some pond snails Food: What food...
  16. My Betta has Ich and Fungus Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, I'm in desperate need for advice, My beautiful betta has the starts of Ich and fungus under his gill, I can only use one medicine at a time, I started treating him for his Ich 2 days ago when I noticed the signs of the fungus under his gill when he was flaring at the Blue color of the...
  17. What's up with Whip?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys! I apologize in advance for the lengthy post but some backstory may be necessary here. In January, we got our 5 year old daughter a female Betta named Ariel. Shorty after she got a little bloated and seemed sick. Turned out this was just her needing a better heater and she has...
  18. Repeated ich infections?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a bit pf an issue. I have a three gallon planted tank that is infested with fungus (ich?). Decim is my fourth betta to be infected with it in the tank. My water parameters are generally good with regular water changes. I dried out the tank, replaced the sand and the plants before getting...
  19. What the fungus?

    Betta Fish Care
    This is not an emergency, I don't think, so I'm posting it here instead of the sick betta forum. If this isn't ok, I am so sorry. I won't be offended if a moderator moves it. Issue: What the fuzz?! Ok, so this tank was set up for several days with nothing but live plants from a big chain...
  20. betta covered in green growth

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I work at a pet store, and we noticed the other day that one of our female bettas is covered in a green algae-like substance. She seems very lethargic and I am trying to see what I can do to help her. Unfortunately, the bettas are kept in horrible conditions (no heaters, SMALL containers, and...
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