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  1. Unhealthy Betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my fish for 4 months now, and I never thought he was unhealthy but I'm concerned about his activity level. First, He's in a 10 gal tank all by himself with plenty of decorations, a few moss balls, a few silk plants, indian almond leaf, and a betta hammock. It's filtered and heated and I...
  2. Betta Fish laying on bottom of tank then coming up for air

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I just bought a new betta fish yesterday and am having some problems. (I have never owned a betta before this). I have a 2.2 gallon tank for my betta fish, a heater, an air pump, and a filter. In my new tank, I filled it with tap water, and then treated it. After letting the tank run for 15...
  3. Inactive, pale, yellow belly and fading tipped fins...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I currently have four betas. I recently just bought a new male. He's the one I'm concerned about. He has been very inactive lately.. It's been concerning me because my three other betas got accustomed to their new homes very quickly. They are very active and eat plenty. They're pretty healthy...
  4. S shape, sluggish and slight swelling on side..what's wrong?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1 to 1 1/2 gallon What temperature is your tank? Does your tank have a filter? No Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? No What tank mates does your betta fish live with? No Food What type of food do you feed your...
  5. Big bubbles = bad bubbles?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok, so my new fishie Owen blew a bubble nest the other day, which was really neat. However, he went from being a happy and active fish to an inactive one, lazing at the top of the tank in a plant and gasping for air. Every time he dies take a breath, he releases a huge bubble - not a bubble...
  6. Inactivity in my betta???

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys! I am brand new to the fish keeping life and have two questions. I like to think I "rescued" my new betta, Zeta, from Walmart 2 days ago. She is a red veiltail and when I got her, she was in a vase with no pebbles and only about and inch and a half of water. I went there with the...
  7. 2 Issues: Inactive and Color Change...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey! I just made a name on here because I desperately need help with my Betta, Phinfilleous. Any help would be great!! Issue one: Inactive. He resently got over pop-eye. While he was not very active, he has made a full recovery and was all chipper and back to normal the past few days. But...
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