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  1. What's going on?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I don't know if he's sick or what, but my new betta Jett has been acting strange lately. He is a very young fish, barely more than a fry. He hasn't wanted to eat, I'm talking like he'll only eat three pellets a week and he normally eats two every day. I'm getting ready to move him up to a nice...
  2. Betta choking?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, I went away for the weekend. Water change and fed my betta Friday morning, returned Sunday night to find his gills inflamed and his "breathing" very hard and rapid. (His gills are moving in and out and his mouth is opening much wider than usual in a breathing motion). Ever since...
  3. Betta has inflamed gills, help anyone?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I originally posted this thread: ...and after further research I'm quire certain my Betta has inflamed gills :( His left gill isnt closing all the way, his breathing was somewhat laboured but seems a little better today. I have been doing daily...
  4. What to do for potential inflamed gills

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've been doing some research about inflamed gills along with other diseases, and I've read that ampicillin is the best treatment for issues of this nature. Does anyone have any other advice on what could be done to treat inflamed gills? It supposedly will kill the fish after a small amount of...