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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Recently noticed my fish has small chunks missing and pinholes in his tail. Was unsure whether this could come from fin nipping? And when I started taking photos of his body close up, I noticed a few holes in his face (used a macro lens and saw more holes in his face than I realise too). This...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? Generally 79-80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Two Cory Catfish (yes, I know that two is...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! I got my halfmoon doubletail plakat about two weeks ago from a local Petco. He had no signs of fin rot and for the first few days he was extremely active and seemed quite happy. Half a week after I got him he began to develop these tiny clear spots/holes in both halves of his...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a 3yr old Betta that's having issues with holes wearing through between the rays of his fins! It's really weird and all the holes seem to develop midway between his body and the tips of his fins. At first, I thought that it was just discoloration as the fins just seemed to thin. Now...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I just got a new Betta Fish for about 2 weeks. It is my first time ever so I have no idea to minimal understanding of it (it was also a gift so I know nothing about them until this forum). Within a week, there seems to be tiny holes in his tail end. I'm worried and I don't know what's...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    About a week ago, I though my male betta had Ich. One of the reference personel on this site ID'd (from the picture I posted) that the one white spot I was seeing was NOT Ich. That's the good news. The bad news... he starting doing pretty bad a few days ago. Stopped eating, and sat at the...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has had a few holes in a couple of his fins for about a week. I began treating him with AQ salt on the 14th and there seems to be very little change. I originally thought it was fin rot but the holes look pretty circular and are in the middle of his tail, closer to his body. I really...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my Betta that I named Swimmy for about a month now. When I first had him I knew nothing about cycling the tank and sadly he was in it during the cycling process. I noticed his fins had started to turn black and started to deteriorate. I went out and bought Melafix which seemed to work...
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