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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I’m brand new here but my betta is sick! I got him back in October so around 6 months ago, and for the past month he has only wanted to lay in a plant in the back left corner of his aquarium. He lives in a 10 gallon tank the tank is heated and is 78 degrees the tank is filtered...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello there, This is my first post so I hope I'm doing everything correctly... My Betta (name of Pearl) has just developed a even circular low dome-like bulge / lump appeared on its side, - it seems to be under the skin rather than on the skin - over the swim bladder and end of kidney I...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. My betta Ziggy has a lump across the side of his body. When I point the flashlight through, it is almost completely transparent. Almost like a blister. He also has another lump on the other side. I first noticed this a few months ago. Since then they have grown bigger. His fins have...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1.5 gallon What temperature is your tank? 70-80 degrees Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes, an airstone Is your tank heated? yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none Food What type of...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    For a few days i've been noticing a strange white bump on the side of my betta, near his gills. It might just be some of his scales peeling off, but i'm afraid it might be something worse :( Does anyone have any ideas? I'll post some pictures. Also, I'm not sure if he appears to be bloated, or...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I posted a few days ago about my female betta who has a large swollen lump on one side of the body. Based on my continued research, I really think the most likely diagnosis is a tumor and I'm not sure if there's anything I can do. Should I continue with Epsom Salt? I treated with a full round...
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