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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. I think my betta has Ich? And I think Fin rot??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm going to fill this out as best I can Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 gallons Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? typically around 76°F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No? Does your Betta have tank...
  3. White Blister on Betta's tail fin. Ich or tumor?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I noticed a white spot on by betta's tail fin right up next to his body. It almost looks like a blister or a whithead. Only just noticed it in the past day or two and see no others on him. I dont think it looks like ich, but I'm no expert. Can anyone tell me what this might be? I got this...
  4. Fungus or Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! My little betta Shifu has been showing symptoms for almost a week now, its like a white velvet coat all over his body. I thought it was Fungus and started treatment but now I think it might actually be ich...I've attached a photo. Can someone tell me if it is ich or fungus? He was in a...
  5. Help, is this ick? Spots on head

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Overnight (probably), some light spots appeared on Reggie's head. My first thoughts were ick, but it doesn't look like ick to me. They aren't salt-sized, they aren't even that white. The photos aren't too good at showing, but they're actually sort of flesh-colored? As if the black pigment has...
  6. Does my betta have ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! So, I have had my betta, Poseidon for a few months now in a two gallon tank. I do partial water changes about once a week, unless I have a feeling like I need to do it more. So far, he has seemed to be pretty healthy. The first few days I was worried about him because he was laying at...
  7. Cycling, Ich, and the Mistakes of a Newbie

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, everyone. I'm sure you get a lot of posts like this, but I'm a new betta owner, and I have just discovered... a lot of mistakes! I tried to do my research before getting one, but clearly I didn't do enough. I hope you can help me! My new betta, who I've had for about a week, is a...
  8. How to Quarantine a LPS Betta

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone, sorry for the lengthy post but it seems I'm the typical sucker for the sweet, puppy-eyed (not Pop Eye) betta fish from the pet store. I've been letting a dirted, planted tank run for about 2 weeks now (will go the Prime route for cycling to be safe). I was planning on looking for a...
  9. Whats wrong with my betta??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    **Posted this yesterday but was advised to move it here** I just had to move my betta to smaller 5 gallon tank to treat him for ich which seemed to have gone away pretty quickly. But now I'm noticing he has small holes in his fins and his face looks greenish, Im assuming it's fine rot? I feel...
  10. Does George have fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help me figure out what I can do to help my betta George right now. He is new from pet store, I've had him for 3 days.. The first day I looked at him closely, and noticed Ich... That has been treated, but yesterday he developed fin rot? His fins deteriorated very fast.. Is it fin rot? Is...
  11. My Betta has Ich and Fungus Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, I'm in desperate need for advice, My beautiful betta has the starts of Ich and fungus under his gill, I can only use one medicine at a time, I started treating him for his Ich 2 days ago when I noticed the signs of the fungus under his gill when he was flaring at the Blue color of the...
  12. Repeated ich infections?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a bit pf an issue. I have a three gallon planted tank that is infested with fungus (ich?). Decim is my fourth betta to be infected with it in the tank. My water parameters are generally good with regular water changes. I dried out the tank, replaced the sand and the plants before getting...
  13. Why Did Aqauium Salt Almost KILL Betta!!??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1.5 temporarily Does it have a filter? no Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 78 to 80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no Food: What food brand do you use...
  14. I can't tell if my betta fish has ich

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got my betta fish since 4 months ago. He always acted kinda lazy. But since 1 week ago he only stayed in one corner of the tank. I looked closely at him and he has some white faded dots on his head. I gave him treatment that works for multiple diseases since 3 days ago . Now he seems way more...
  15. Please help!! Overdose on salt??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey there! I'm really in a bind right now. About a week and a half ago, I noticed that my betta had a few white spots on his head/upper body. Although he was still eating and not rubbing against plants, etc. I decided to go ahead and treat him for ich. I did a complete tank change-- I even added...
  16. Stubborn Ick !

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys! This is my first time posting so the format may not be very good. My Betta contracted ick a while ago and I treated it with ick medicine, did the instructed water changes and a 100% change but there are just some spots on his pectoral fins that just won't go away!! I've tried searching...
  17. Is this Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ariel has a white spot behind her eye this morning and I suspect it is Ich? I'm reading conflicting information about how to treat it so any advice would be helpful!! Housing: How many gallons is your tank: 2.6g Filter: Yes Heater: Yes Temperature: 80-82 No Air stone/aeration No tank mates...
  18. Cross contamination?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Im worried that Ich could have spread from one tank to another. To start off, I have thermometers and heaters in all of my betta's tanks but two of them don't always seem to be completely accurate. Since the climate is very fickle where I live, I check the tanks twice daily with a more...
  19. A few Things: Finrot & Ich

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I'm making this for my friend as her betta is sick and the more input the better. So I don't know everything about him, but he is in good hands. So Heres the form filled out as much as I know. So normally he has black edging on his fins, But this rot is a thick black edging that eats away at...
  20. Lethargic fish with ich. Please help soon!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, My 6 year old son just got a new little betta tank and fish from my mom as a Christmas present. I've never owned a fish tank before. I've been researching non-stop for a week, and I still have no idea what I am doing, and our fish looks so sad. I tried to fill out the form as...
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