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  1. Turning white!! Small pinhole on bottom fin

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My buddy Indigo came to live with us a couple of weeks ago. After a few days he started with white patches on his head. They gradually grew to being his entire front. Now it is going into his fins. I noticed a small pinhole on one fin as well! Pics included to show coloring as well as the hole...
  2. White spot/hole on Pectoral Fin

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank?-----10 gallon---- What temperature is your tank?-----79 F----- 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...
  3. Hole in Tail??

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi I'm new to owning bettas and this morning I noticed that my betta (Oddie) has a tear/hole in his tail! I'm really freaked thinking it something serious, I also noticed there's something on one side of his tail! I'm freaked and don't know what to do! Please help! See in the red circle? Then...
  4. something possibly wrong with my bettas gill membrane

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    i joined this forum to get your opinions because i have searched the internet over for the answer to this and can not find it! ive always kept bettas, they rarely get sick on me so im a bit stumped. i spend a lot of time watching my fish too so i was surprised when this suddenly started up...
  5. Giant hole in dorsal

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So Sebastian was swimming happily before I went to have a shower. When I got back ~45 minutes later, his dorsal fin had colapsed and a hole had appeared near the base, smack in the middle of his fin. I immediately pt him in a smaller tank (0.8 gallon) with 1tsp/gallon AQ salt for the time being...
  6. Tiny hole in fin?

    Betta Fish Care
    I noticed a super tiny hole in my CT males anal fin. WTH? I've been all through the care threads but I feel like this is an unadressed issue... :-? He has only live plants, there is no way he has ripped on anything in his tank. Besides, it doesn't look like a rip, just a hole... grrr. I have...
  7. Terracotta pot warnings and fixes! :D

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Alright, I keep seeing people's precious little friends get hurt from the small (but just big enough!) holes in the bottom of terracotta pots. I recently got my two boys these kinds of pots and was concerned myself! Even though a pot's little hole may not look it, I can guarentee that it is big...
  8. Small Hole in Betta's Tail

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey, I was watching my betta's just nowand noticed a small hole in the tale of my first betta. Could this be due to flaring so much at the new guy? How should I go about taking care of him? He's just as energetic and curious as usual, going up to my fingers when I was doing water tests to see if...