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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    HišŸ‘‹šŸ¼ New to the forum! Iā€™m playing a game of fin rot vs. fin tear and I thought some extra eyes might be helpful. Background: I rescued Frankie the betta about 3 years ago. He lives in a lightly planted 6 gallon tank with a sponge filter and a heater that keeps it around 79 degrees. He has a...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I'm not seeking treatment advice, just wondering about plants in my hospital tank. I set up a 1 gallon jar for my little dude in hopes of helping him recover from some pretty aggressive fin rot yesterday. The attached photo has everything labeled that's inside his set up. I've read...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I've had my Betta for about a year now, and a few days ago he became lethargic and today he has barely moved. He has not eaten either in the past 3 days. His colour is dulling, fins are somewhat clamped and he has become thinner. Here is my tank: 5 gallon fluval chi with the filter that...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I treated my crowntail betta for fin melt a few months ago with Kanaplex as per instruction and to be honest, I don't know if actually helped. He had white tips after, which I thought was regrowth but it's gotten much worse since then and he's lost some of his top fins and the others are looking...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. My betta, Donut, has been having some issues. He's been lethargic for two months now. He eats, at least I think so because he poops and gets a full belly sometimes. However, he used to come right to the top when I would put food in and now he does not. Besides just laying on his...
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Thank you everyone for the advice on what do do with my betta Amazon who had Swim Bladder Disease. After considering the various responses that I received, I have decided to prepare a hospital tank for him. I just need to make sure that the tank that I am preparing is up to the standards that...
  7. Journals
    This will be a log for any and all Bettas that I will be rescuing from pet stores that didn't properly care for them. April 12th, 2014 - Red Veil Tail Male - Totsuka - Chronic Swim Bladder Surprisingly the water condition came to 0 ammonia and a pH level of 7.5, but it was still very dirty...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey Guys! I'm still pretty new to this forum & let me just say that I LOVE it here! Everyone is so helpful & relatable! OK, so I need some advice. My betta is not sick yet, but he DOES have some severe tail biting issues. Anyways, how can I have a successful hospital/quarantine tank on hand...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    I have a water change schedule I adhere to strictly first off 10 gallons evry other day for my show tank 20 gallon. Then 4 gallons daily 100 percent in hospital tank. I have one half moon that just won't kick the fin rot not major damge but enough to concern me to put in med. Tank! Anyway I want...
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