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  1. Growth on eye?! Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    New fish, didn’t notice eye growth when purchased. Young betta. What should I do?
  2. Baby Betta Show and Tell

    Betta Pictures
    I wanted to show off my baby betta and have others show off theirs and share their experience! I bought Radical Edward on Dec 10. She was labeled as "Baby Boy" I initially had her in a 1.5g kritter keeper with a heater and did daily partial water changes. Food was mainly tetra betta flakes and...
  3. Tumor or Growth on Betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I am rather new to the betta world and my current betta, Proteus, is the only one I have ever owned. I have had him for around half a year now, though I have noticed that he has some strange growth on his side. I think the lump appeared around 2 or 3 months ago, but I had assumed it was...
  4. Probably a tumor.....

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, Thanks for taking the time to read my post. I've actually rewritten this multiple times because it just gets insanely long, so I'm going to be super brief this time. I know I can elaborate if more information is needed. The filled out form is listed below, but here are some bullet...
  5. Tumor on female betta's eye?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I recently adopted a female betta fish from a family member and she is currently in a sorority with two other, younger females in a 10G tank. They get along well and everything seems good in that regard. These are my first fish so I am still learning. I am not sure on the exact age of the...
  6. Betta Size Help??

    Betta Chat
    I am fully open to the hate I may or may not receive. I bred a spawn of Bettas May 2018 and have been raising the fry up well. I had some die off during the process, some due to my own mistake, and others due to natural causes. I had an infusoria and microworm culture going strong, but the...
  7. Weird Clear/White Algae?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So, this is the best picture I could get for what is happening to my tank and betta recently. It's noticeable around his head and body. This algae, if that's what it is, is all over the fake tank plants and decorations. I can't seem to get rid of it, right after I 100% clean the tank, it comes...
  8. Parasite on Double Tail Betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I noticed this white growth (?) on my betta, Peacock. At first I thought gill flukes seeing as it's so close to his gills. However, he doesn't act like he notices it and doesn't rub any more than usual on the decorations. It doesn't appear to move any, but looks slightly fuzzy? It also looks a...
  9. Please Help! White growth on Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just want to thank everyone in advance, the bettafish.com community has helped my take care of my Betta the best I can. My Betta Chip has this white growth that looks like a large scale on his side. At first I thought it was just a large scale, but it keeps getting bigger and bigger. To me it...
  10. 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...
  11. Growth on my betta fish

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My husband and I have had our betta fish Squirt since April of 2015, within the past week and a half we've noticed a growth on the end of what looks like a string located between his fins. At the bottom of his bowl we found two more sacks that have fallen off or that he has scratched off. I was...
  12. Betta identification!

    Betta Chat
    Hey guys! I'm new to this forum and also a new betta mom. I introduced my new betta to his 5 gallon heated and filtered tank yesterday. He is happily exploring every nook and cranny of his home, and has been quite responsive to my presence. (I attached a picture of him chillin' with his silk...
  13. growth on tail with hole

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fighting fish henry has a growth white lump on his tail which i have noticed now has a hole through it. I have been treating him with blue planets fungus care, have seperated him from the other fish and change the water regularly. I have no idea what it is and he is having trouble swimming.
  14. Lump at base of tail... Tumor?? Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi betta lovers, We've had this blue betta named George for quite some time in a 10 gallon tank with a few tetras and a cory. Nothing much has changed, but George recently developed a small lump at the base of his tail fin and it has been growing over the past couple weeks. Hoping someone might...
  15. Betta has large growth on head!!!! PLEASE HELP!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes but not using it now What temperature is your tank? 83 f Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? Yes What kind? Bottom feeder (plecostomus)...
  16. Help! My Betta is sick and I have tried almost everything!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, Bruce, my betta, has been sick for about 3 months. He has a cauliflower-like growth on the base of his dorsal fin that has been around for and has grown for about 3 month and fin rot for about 2 months. About a month ago he developed popeye and I haven't been able to completely get rid...
  17. Betta has large white tumor like growth on head

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My red male betta, Poseidon, is about 3 years old and has always been healthy up until about the last four weeks when I noticed a tiny white growth on his head. When I noticed it began to grow rapidly I looked for betta medicines that people have recommended and I have used two different...
  18. How to fatten up a betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    So I went to PetSmart on Sunday to buy more dog food and water conditioner, and just for fun decided to pop by and look at the bettas. 8-) I ended up seeing this little greenish guy below, he pulled on my heartstrings, and now he's home set up in his own tank. It wasn't too clear from his...
  19. What is this growth?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Greetings fish people! I'm new to these forums and signed up so that I could ask this question. I currently have a betta who I got as an itty bitty baby about 2 years ago. Now my Hucklebetta Finn (AKA: Hucklebee) is a little monster. Ha ha! He is vivacious, very active, eats anything that...
  20. Enlarged lump on head between eyes of my Mister Goop

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    If I am a bit distraught, sorry. I love Mister Goop with all my heart. ;~; This happened very suddenly. A giant growth appeared in the center of his forehead... some raised scales on his left gills. The rest of his body looks generally okay with only some fin splittage (I've been trying to get...
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