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  1. Betta dying of columnaris or fungal infection. Help? :(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: 5 gallon cube tank How many gallons is your tank? Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? 21C Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None Food: Frozen blood worm, floating...
  2. Nasty White Fuzz on Artificial Plants

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everybody! So, I finally got my 20g community tank up and running, but I'm seeing some really weird white fuzz on my plants: My initial thought is that it's some kind of algae, but I wanted to get some opinions from more experienced people. If something hits the plants hard enough...
  3. What do I do?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has white fuzz on his body, face, and fins. I got him almost 2 days ago. What do I do to save him? I had a betta fish a few years ago, but I'm now re-entering the world of bettas. So I am still learning. He is in a .5 gallon tank, with new water added one day ago. It is distilled...
  4. Grey/white bump on Crowntail Head

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey Everyone, This is the latest in my saga with my betta Redd. I am sorry about the various threads on the same fish, but it is just one thing after another with him. I have had him since February (or March can't recall) and several months he was okay doing well, but since a couple of...
  5. Please Help with Crowntail. Reoccurring Fin Fuzz

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey Everyone, I am completely new to bettafish.com (first thread). I need help greatly with my crowntail Redd. He is in a heated and filtered ten gallon. No ammonia, no nitrites, some nitrates and pH around 7.4-7.6. I have had him since March. He is constantly getting this fuzz stuff on his...
  6. He has brown fuzz on his head?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I brought him home today and thus far he has been quite shy, now I notice that isnt't a brown spot but a brown fuzz on his head? What is this? Housing What size is your tank? 2.5 gallon What temperature is your tank? 76 although idk what he was in at the pet store 2 hours ago Does your tank...
  7. Creating a stable system / preventing fungus and algae

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi, so I have recently upgraded my betta to an 11.5 gallon tank. I have mostly silk plants in Petco sand substrate but then I added some microsword, java moss, two Marimo moss balls and floating pennywort. Lit by the Current LED light, which I love. It was doing beautifully but then I went...
  8. Please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I don't know what it is about me and these king betas lately but I am struggling. I had Delilah while I was in high school and he lived roughly 2 years with minimal maintenance. He developed swim bladder decease about a year and a half in but made it for a while after. I never used anything but...
  9. Help: White Spot(s) on Gills

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Just a few minutes ago, I noticed that my betta had a white spot (maybe two, but they're really close) on his right gill. From what I can tell, it has a bit of a texture to it, and doesn't seem to be a discoloration, but more of a...growth or something attached. I've never seen anything like it...
  10. Fuzz Algae? Help!

    Betta Fish Care
    FyrIce has some fuzz algae in his tank. It is not kept in direct sunlight, other then the wee bit of morning when the sun is coming in through the closed blinds. By the time we get up, it usually is not shining directly through the window. I cycle my 2.5, feed normally, 3 pellets a day (since...
  11. Fungus/Fuzz on Mouth?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta just recently got a white fuzz/fungus on her mouth! I just noticed today when I was cleaning her tank. I'd noticed that she had been a little less energetic and not as anxious to eat lately, but I didn't think much of it. But now that I see this, I'm worried! Should I get some kind of...
  12. White fuzz on betta...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I'm still learning how to take care of my betta's, and am also learning that what I was told at the Pet Store may not be sufficient in taking care of my betta's. So quick background, 2 gallon tank, two female betta's who DON'T FIGHT. But lately one has accumulated some kind of fungus, it...
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