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  1. Can you please help diagnose my betta Ara??? possible ich?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi :) Thank you for helping me! I am wondering what is going on with my betta - I think it might be ich but I'm not sure. Last week Ara was diving into the marbles at the bottom of his tank, I googled that and found that it could be that he was itching something. He started developing some...
  2. Where could my fish have gotten Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, everyone. I bought a lovely female betta from Pet's Mart about two weeks ago and brought her to my fully cycled 10 gallon aquarium. She's been very active and healthy and has had her colors change for the better since she's come into my care, but this morning I woke up to feed her and saw a...
  3. does my betta have ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm new to betta keeping, and I've have my betta Stanely for about 3 weeks now. I noticed a little white dot on his gill. I'm sure its nothing but I Want to be sure it's not ich. His coloring has also changed, not like its getting dull, its actually gotten brighter. His body used to be a...
  4. 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...
  5. Betta with ich? please help identify

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is a new fish, I got him two days ago and put him in my 5 gal quarantine and he looked fine from the store, was hunting the extra bloodworms my frog didn't get and was generally healthy the first night, two days later he has white spots on his fin and isn't eating, I had another new betta...
  6. Please help! Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I have just gotten my first betta of my own yesterday at Petco. His name is Draco and he is a clear-ish dragon scale male. I noticed a "patch" on his head that is a white that is a slightly different color than the rest of him, I am wondering if it is an ICH breakout. There is a picture...
  7. Question about ich

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! I haven't posted in awhile. After my very first betta, Flo, passed I bought another female crown tail, Violet. Luckily she hasn't had any problems. A couple weeks ago I bought my first male, Claude. Three days ago I noticed three white spots on Claude which were obviously ich...
  8. Lethargic and Darting against objects

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I noticed Camus being more lethargic than usual. He rests for about half an hour on the ground or in his plants. I also noticed him occasionally darting around his tank before he stays in one place again. He has no other symptoms and eats well but he consistently bites his fins. There isn't...
  9. API Super Ick Cure -review

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently had to use the Api Super Ick Cure formula on my betta and figured this would be a good place to post a review of my experience with this product. TL;DR There are mixed feelings about using chemical products to treat ich, but this one worked very well for me even on improper...
  10. New Betta Health Issues (Ich, Swim Bladder)?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    We just got our first Betta Saturday from Petsmart. However, we've pretty much had non-stop health issues since. First, we noticed in-store that he had black coloring on the back of his tail. We are still not sure if this could just be his coloring or if he may have some tail rot. We moved him...
  11. ICH or Fungus - Need Help ASAP PLEASE!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Everyone! I really need some help FAST! I am leaving this coming Thursday morning, and will be away for about 4 days - I will not be able to take Magic Card with me, and am very worried about him. I believe he either has Ich or some kind of fungus. He has a small white spot on his chest. At...
  12. Ich Reproduced at 89 degrees?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hmm, so I'm kind of mind blown right now. I have a ten gallon aquarium with three platies and a stunted female betta. On Thursday of last week I mad the horrible decision to just put the platies in, because lol I haven't needed quarantine yet. Ich outbreak. Treated entire tank with salt and heat...
  13. Ich and Platy, How High Can I Go?

    Other Fish
    So yeah I made a noob mistake. Had an empty ten gallon decided to stock and picked up 3 platies. I noticed one itching and waited to be sure before starting any legitimate treatment and yesterday I found she did in fact have and spread ich to my other two. I want to know if it'd be safe to bump...
  14. Betta white spot & sick looking

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help me out. I have a dark blue female betta fish. She had ich the first few weeks I had her and I put the methylane blue stuff in her tank and that cured it, but this time whatever she has is different. I changed her tank water, put half a tablespoon of aquarium salt in it and put...
  15. Sick betta with mystery disease!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Stats: Single male betta (Julius) living in 3-gallon gravel tank with heater and filter (positioned just out of water to help with oxygen), one live plant, 84F Ammonia: 0ppm Nitrite: 0ppm Nitrate: <5ppm So a few weeks ago my betta got what seemed to be ich - a few white spots - but only on his...
  16. Help! Is it fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey friends! I'm a new owner of a beautiful, super active and friendly male crowntail Betta named Charlie, or Chilli for short. I adopted him from a pet store just under a month ago, as he had a popped gill and couldn't be sold. He was treated before I got him and he seems fine with his gill...
  17. Please help goldfish emergency

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Somebody please help me, I don't know what to do- I know this is a betta forum but my goldfish really need help and I don't know where else to ask for help. I rescued five from walmart yesterday, which I talked about in another thread. The are currently in a ten gallon tank ( I know WAY too...
  18. 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...
  19. Ich & Can't swim down

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, my betta fish Kaida (male twintail halfmoon) has developed little white spots all over him in the past few days. He lately has been trying to bury himself under the pebbles and his tree and I do not know if this is itching or trying to hurt himself. I haven't seen him flare in weeks, so I...
  20. Ichity Ich

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My sorority has come down with a mild case of ich. It has thirteen female bettas and three neon tetras (i started with more but some have died). I am planning to get more neons soon, but not until I've eradicated the ich. The temp has been turned up to around 88°. Can anyone share any ideas...
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