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  1. I’m scared he is dying

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all! I have had my betta fish since August of ‘19. He has handled a few different moves since then very well. I went away for a few days and when I got back I’ve noticed he isn’t swimming or nearly as active as he use to be and he is either found resting on his side on the bottom or in his...
  2. Lethargic, and laying on side. Not eating/struggling to eat. Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Tank summary: **Tank** Image of water test as of 09-24-17. My nitrate levels were about 40-80ppm last wednesday. I did a 50% water change to bring them down to where they are now. I've been checking them to make sure they haven't shot up at all. I have a 10 gal tank, 0/0/10-20ppm...
  3. What's wrong with Clyde?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there! So before I started reading the threads on here I thought I knew a decent amount about bettas, but not as much as the owners on here, so I signed up. Anyway onto the reason we're on this thread. This is Clyde, he's a three year old crown tail and my first ever fish. Recently I noticed...
  4. Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta was fine a few days ago, she was swimming in and out of her skull a few hours ago like normal but suddenly she was on her side this morning at 7. My dad came in from work and freaked out because she was acting strange and so he put her in my tank in my room. But now she won't move, at...
  5. PLEASE HELP! My fish is very sick!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! Last week I bought my first betta fish and am now addicted so on Saturday I bought two more! However one is sick. My albino elephant ear just lays on his side at the bottom of his bowl. I saw he did this in the pet store and felt sorry for him. I have researched it online and...
  6. Betta is laying on its side. wont eat

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 72 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? live plants Food: What food brand do you use? aqueon Do...
  7. please help my sick baby

    Betta Fish Care
    I did make a post yesterday over how i rescued a lethargic baby betta on its side with uneaten oversized pellets. Currently he or she is in a heated (82° F) 5 gal and is staying in an isolation box. I just did a full water change a few minutes ago, so the ammonia and nitrite levels are currently...
  8. Unknown illness!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta fish is about 2.5 years old and he has been at the bottom for the last 4 days. He hasn't had anything to eat for 4 days and he just does little movement on the bottom. He also occasionally lays on his side. I cant physically see anything wrong with him and I know that he doesn't have a...
  9. please help. fish on side

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My sokka is laying on his side at the bottom of the tank, looking like he is gulping air. I don't know what's wrong with him, I just did a water chage 2 days ago (full 100%) and he has been doing fine since then. He was swimming around just fine earlier this morning, ad has only been at the...
  10. Betta constipated, SB disease for 1 month

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everybody, I've been trying to fix my 3yr old Betta fish's constipation problem for a month now and nothing has changed so I would really like some additional advice here. Background: I have my fish Kappy in a 1.5 gallon tank at 80 degrees. I feed him Omega 1 Betta flakes (I've...
  11. Won't eat and lays on his side on the bottom.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Our poor little guy is very sick. He had always been very attentive and loved to eat until a few weeks ago. He all of a sudden quit eating. Sometimes he would start to eat but then would spit it out. He was still swimming around though. We have bought BettaFix and tried feeding him...
  12. Mimi is sick but i only got him two weeks ago! :(

    Betta Fish Care
    About 2 weeks ago I went with my little sister to the pet store to pick out a fish. She picked out a blue betta male and him Mimi. She loves him so much, but I have noticed some things that are wrong. He used to be a beautiful blue, and now he is turning white around the face, and brown on...
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