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  1. Does my betta have Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had my Betta fish for one year now and yesterday when I went to go feed him I noticed a very small white dot on his head. I’ve never seen it before so I immediately researched it. Everything I read says that my betta may have Ich. The white spot isn’t raised. I went to the store and...
  2. HELP ME SAVE MY BOY

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Yesterday I started treating my betta (he has ICH) and well, today the ICH on his body looks Better but now he has a weird thing on his fins AND his breathing doesn’t seem right 😭 he is an old baby (at least 3 years old) and has always been healthy. Please, tell me what i should do!!! Housing...
  3. Fixing Ich

    Betta Fish Care
    My betta died. but I am looking to clear the tank of all parasites! I thew out the gravel but couldn't part with the plants.. I put a lot of hot water in and then have been dissolving A LOT of salt. more than a fish could survive in. I don't have an exact measurement since I was on a vendetta...
  4. Betta has Ich - please advise on treatment

    Betta Fish Care
    New betta brought home on Saturday and introduced to a tank that has been setup and cycled fishless; water tested at local fish store (not petco/petsmart) and was given the thumbs up to add fish. Currently in a 2.5 gallon tank w/ heater and filter. Betta has been doing well, swimming, eating...
  5. Help the ich is back!!! Ziggy isn't doing well!!

    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? 80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no Food: What food brand do you use? Aqueon betta food...
  6. Is it velvet or ich on my baby betta?

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    Please help!! Is it velvet or ich? (two photos of my sick fish provided) Housing What size is your tank? She’s in a one gallon quarantine tank. What temperature is your tank? 82 degrees Fahrenheit Does your tank have a filter? She usually does, but I took it out today. Does your tank have an...
  7. Crowntail Betta with Ich

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Recently I went to Petco (2 days ago) and fell in love with a black/purple crowntail. He is literally gorgeous. Long story short, I brought him home and despite the warning signs of flashing and extreme agitation I put him in my planted 5 gallon tank. I checked on him yesterday and I could see...
  8. Treating Ich- Specific questions. Please help!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everybody, First of all I'd like to say that I have read dozens of posts on this website over the last year of having my Betta, and the information has been extremely helpful. I am now registering for the first time as I can't seem to find the specific information I need, so I figured I'd...
  9. Ich and barebotton tanks?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I'd just like to ask for some help regarding Ich. My little crowntail, Gavin has developed Ich, (I think it might be from his Marimo. :c) Anyways, I've done a little bit of searching for treatments of Ich, and I got the API Super Ich Cure. I cleaned his tank THOROUGHLY. I...
  10. Please help! ich!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Okay so yesterday I checked my crowntail Noah and he had like two or three white spots on him and I was like oh maybe it fungus and then this morning he had twice the amount of dots and I determined it was ich so I put aquarium salt in a hospital tank and heated it and I put some ich medicine...
  11. Ich Question

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Is it possible for a Betta to get Ich more than once? I remember reading that after curing a Betta of Ich, that it does not occur again. I ask because after doing a water change today, I put the light over my Betta's tank to check him out, and there were three tiny white dots on his body...
  12. Ich on my bettas tail and fins!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Okay so firstly, i know im making ALOT of posts... but this forum seems more promising and reliable than youtube so yeah hah Ive bought everything a betta needs: a heater, a thermometer, stress coat, water conditioning, and AQ salts(which i bought when i first got him) (please comment on...
  13. Curious white spots. NOT Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I've been treating my little betta boy for ich for a couple of weeks now, and last week was the first day I stopped heat treatment (about 3 or 4 days after the ich stopped appearing). Anyway, the other day, I noticed a small white dot on him when I turned on his tank light, and about an...
  14. Ich help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Yesterday morning I noticed Ombré my crowntail had white dots in him, was hidding, rubbing up against things. I got ich med and got to of the stressors what I think caused it. (On Wed I got 3 new glofish. He was fine with the 2 I already had.) I know I need to raise the temp if the water, but my...
  15. I thought My Betta was recovering, now he has bubbles coming out of his gills?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, my betta fish, Toaster, recently had caught Ich and after googling what to do for him I ended up purchasing the generic Jungle brand for treating ich. I cleaned out his tank, washed his plants and rocks with warm water and soap. I put in the usual tablet to make the water safe for him...
  16. New betta is sick, help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm in a sticky situations. I have a divided 5 gallon, filtered and heated tank with two male bettas. At first it was only home to one betta, but I had bought a new one at the store and had it temporarily in a small tank on my desk until my other heater would arrive. It took too long for the...
  17. HELP CORMAC!! :( ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hi, my name is Mattie and i just got a betta fish this sunday (5 days ago). yesterday i noticed he wasnt eating. when i first brought him home he was doing just fine! today my roommate and i noticed that not only was he not eating, he was just sitting at the bottom of his two gallon tank. we...
  18. Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Zero (my crowntail) keeps getting what I believe is Ich after I change his water. I do a 100% water change every other week. The last time I changed his water, he had a little white spot, but it disappeared within the next day. I changed his water yesterday and his water has aquarium salt in...
  19. And the hits just keep on coming...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So in addition to his wonky dorsal fin, now it seems that Sebatian has ick. I spotted a small white dot on his side (only one so far!) and immediately QT him in a separate 1/2 gallon to stop any further contamination until I get to the store for meds and salt tomorrow. I have also jacked up the...
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