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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! I’m super worried about my baby boy Percy! He’s always been lethargic but for the past few weeks, he’s hardly swam or eaten at all! I thought he was bloated and that’s why he wasn’t eating but after fasting him a few times (he did have one big poop after one fast), I don’t think...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 4 Does it have a filter? Yes, sponge filter Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 77.9 currently with new heater, old heater kept it around 78-79 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank...
  3. 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? 78-80 degrees 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? Hikari...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So about a week ago I got my betta three Molly fish as tank mates, and he’s been acting weird ever since. Very reserved, almost no appetite, lethargic. Today I came back and he was laying on the bottom of the tank on his side barley moving. I moved the molly fish to a different tank to see if he...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone I have a male dumbo betta who hasn’t eaten in 5 days. He is normally a very energetic fish but one day he just was on the ground not moving with his fins clamped and a left cloudy eye. It’s been 5 days now and he’s still the same. He lives in a 5 gallon tank by himself, the water...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 2.5 Does it have a filter? Yes but stresses betta don’t use it Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78 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...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I’ve had my betta for about 4 days now. I set up my tank and treated for 3 days before introducing him. Day 1 he ate a couple pellets but has not eaten since. Day 1 and 2 he was looking really nice and blue and zipped around his tank most of the day (not sure if this is where things...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I bought a male halfmoon betta from PetSmart 6 days ago for my dorm room. I bought him a 1 gallon tank, preconditioned water, a heater, filter, and some gravel and small tank decor/plant. After one day he stopped eating but otherwise appeared normal. A few days later I left him alone for about a...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, something is wrong with my betta fish. So I am somewhat new to owning a fish but my girlfriend has had them before and I have done lots of research on how to properly care for them so I like to think I know what I am doing. But this I don't know what to do about. So I got my betta around two...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, How many gallons is your tank? 7.7 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes, marina i25 Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 28 C , 82.4 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? 5 of his own babies , 3 armano...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 2.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank?78-80 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? Aqueon Betta Food...
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I am very worried about my betta and would love any advice. About a week ago I noticed my Betta not acting himself, and he was mostly just hanging out in his floating betta log rather than swimming around and being curious. Then he started laying on the floor of his tank or on top of...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My 2 year old betta has recently been acting very lethargic and appears to be struggling to breathe at times. He was previously quarantined for an entire week and treated with Lifeguard All-in-one for a suspected fungal disease he came down with, and appeared to be in completely better shape ...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    plz help! My Betta Stephen who i've had for about 2.5 months has been lethargic for about 2 weeks now and at first I got the water tested and I had a nitrite problem but I fixed that within a few days and now the tests show no water parameter problems at all but no improvement for him. He has...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my sister's betta that I am trying to help. It is currently in a 1/2 gallon quarantine tank with an airstone and a heater at about 79-80F. I don't have information on the tank conditions previous to me getting the fish. I know it was in a 2 gallon tank with a filter but no heater. The...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Damon (HM Betta) hasn't been eating much at all and I believe it is stress related. Can stress cause illness in bettas? I have him in a divided 10 gallon tank with another betta bought the same day at the same store. The other fish Stefan is doing amazing so I really hope there's no illness he...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My Betta Fish (Halfmoon) just spends all his time on the bottom of the tank lethargic. The tank is fully cycled, heated (25oC) and filtered. It is a 5 gallon tank and gets regular 20% water change. His tank mates are 2 ghost shrimps and there is 3 large Marimo moss balls in the tank and that's...
  18. 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...
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