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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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? 81˚ 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? Omega One...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I recently adopted a female betta fish from a family member and she is currently in a sorority with two other, younger females in a 10G tank. They get along well and everything seems good in that regard. These are my first fish so I am still learning. I am not sure on the exact age of the...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! My betta, Queenie, was looking awesome before I went on vacation for a week. I performed a water change the day I left and asked a fellow betta owner to feed her twice a day for the week. I performed another water change when I returned to keep on schedule, and Queenie looked great besides...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone, I'm new here. I have a beautiful Blue Betta called "Azulito". However, I have seen how their fins have begun to degrade and mistreat. I have applied a tonic for the batteries, but I do not know if it is enough. I'm already a week and I do not see improvement in my betta. Here...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3G Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 80F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Trumpet Snails Food: What food brand do you use? New...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys! So I've been having this problem with my fish for a long time now, I just didn't know it was going on because he changed colors on me when I bought him and he has a very strange personality so I didn't see the signs as something worrisome. My super delta started getting red streaks on...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I am incredibly new to the betta fish community, but I have learned a lot in this short amount of time, I have a basic understanding of the nitrogen cycle, tank standards, plants, tank cleaning, diseases and infections etc. I bought my betta and I noticed it has always had a small bump on...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, It's my first time writing a thread on this website. I currently keep 4 bettas. Three of bettas share a tank with dividers whereas the other one enjoys his privilege in a 4-gallon tank by himself. The bettas in the shared tank (it's approximately 9 gallons with dividers) which I set up about...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I had my baby betta fish die today, and I am very worried since I have no idea why. For background information, I decided to use some of the money I had saved from working this summer to buy a second betta, since I love having bettas and having one during college has done a lot for my...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am needing some help with my betta, don't know what's going on :( He has developed a white bulge on his stomach area. I first noticed it yesterday. I haven't noticed any changes in behavior, but thought he may be bloated or constipated since it's bulging a little so I haven't feed him for 3...
  11. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello, I've often used this site for information but this is my first post so I hope I don't do anything that goes against the rules. I have a 10 gallon heated and planted tank. My little guy Phin McCools just past away this week. Now I am 95% sure he passed away from constipation (I left...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! This is my first post on here because I wasn't sure what to do and I hoped you guys could help. I'd like to start out by saying that even though i'm worried my Betta might has fin rot i'm not really sure and I could just be being paranoid since he's acting normally and eating...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I've been informed that one of the symptoms of fin rot is the thinning of fin, is that true? And if so, does this look like fin rot to you?
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    A few months ago: Today: Okay, so, my betta, Henry, has fins that have been looking a bit different lately. There was an accident that happened a while ago (he fell to the bottom of the tank right after I tried putting him back into his tank), which left his fins looking a little thinner...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    Hi Everybody, My betta fish had fin rot for like two weeks. The followings are what I have done: 1. Add aquarium salt regarding the instruction after I done the water change 2. Change 25% (1.5g / 6.5g) water every 2-3 days 3. Monitoring the water quality by measuring the ammonia, No3, and No2...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I've just purchased a new betta from Petsmart 2 days ago. I had a go with dropsy with a previous fish that I had for nearly a year, replaced that fish with a Petco fish, which died within several days because of swim bladder and now I've got something going with this newest fish. Before I...
  17. Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I'm new to fish care, as stated above. I had a betta named Percy who died recently of Ich, and i was wondering if anyone had any fish care tips to prevent my new fish from suffering the same fate as Percy. The thing is my dad keeps the house very cold, and I think thats what led to the...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. It's been a while since I've been on here as I only have one fish at a time. My old boy died on New Years and I figured it was time to have another finally, so in passing at PetSmart my husband and I decided to bring home a cute little girl. As you can likely appreciate, seeing her...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had a 5.5 gallon tank of four female bettas since the semester started (a little before mid-january). I know this isn't the ideal setup for a sorority, but it's worked very well for me in the past. They have a filter, an LED light, and a heater. The bottom is covered by standard gravel and...
  20. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. I have a 1 1/2 year old male betta purchased from petco in a 10 gallon tank that has been showing signs of dropsy for 2 days now- bloated belly, pine cone scales, loss of appetite. He had a spike in ammonia the other day (4.0ppm) and he was lethargic so I did about a 75% water...
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