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  1. Cloudy Eye

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi đź‘‹ I am new to keeping a Betta and have noticed my fish has a cloudy eye. I have tried a number of treatment but seen no improvements. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Gallon Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What...
  2. Possible Septicemia, help with meds!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys! So I've been having this problem with my fish for a long time now, I just didn't know it was going on because he changed colors on me when I bought him and he has a very strange personality so I didn't see the signs as something worrisome. My super delta started getting red streaks on...
  3. help with persistent extreme fin rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I am new to the forum and this is my first post, i would like to sincerely thank everyone for their help from the start. I have been battling fin rot in my betta, Artemis, for almost one month now, nothing has worked and it continues to get worse. He is a half moon betta and is currently...
  4. Why Did Aqauium Salt Almost KILL Betta!!??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 1.5 temporarily Does it have a filter? no Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 78 to 80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no Food: What food brand do you use...
  5. HELP! I think my Betta has VELVET DISEASE!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 2 Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no Food: What food brand do you use? New Life Do you feed...
  6. Tank cycling at a standstill and finrot?? PLEASE HELP

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone, I'm very new to fish keeping as this is my first fish/tank and I've had my betta for almost two months now. I'm still learning about cycling and the nitrogen cycle. Problem #1 Nitrogen Cycle at a standstill: I added Tetra SafeStart to kickstart the nitrogen cycle and Seachem...
  7. Internal Parasite fix?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My female Betta, Azure has long, white, stringy poops. I've been told that she has internal parasites. I want to help and fix her as soon as I can! What would everyone suggest I use? I need things that will help her more than harm her. She's not normally a picky eater, so I want to try the...
  8. How to tell if fin rot is getting better?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! New user, avid lurker. Backstory: I got a betta on an impulse about 3 months ago, because I had one as a kid and I felt like I knew how to take care of it. Then I started doing research about proper care and tried to upgrade him to a larger aquarium that had a built in filter, which I...
  9. Incurable Popeye

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I have a betta fish that has had popeye ever since I rescued him nine months ago. When I received him, he was living in a plastic, 1 gallon bowl that was rarely cleaned. The bowl had no filter or heater. My fish now lives in a 2.5 gallon tank with a heater, a filter and a snail. I have...
  10. Is this Velvet?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I'm new to taking care of bettas. I recently got one from my school's pre-vet club fundraiser. They gave out tiny vases to go with your betta, but I thought that was a bit cruel so I went ahead and got a 2.5 gallon tank with a heater. I change the water every three days and I make sure...
  11. So how do I go about getting medication out of my water?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Well I swore my two betta's had velvet but it turns out that they didn't it was just Iridescence. I've been treating with these Jungle Ich clear fizz tabs for about 5 days. How can I get it out efficiently? Should I do a 100% water change and/or put carbon in my filters?
  12. What medications should I buy before breeding?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I know that I need maroxy, but which other medications are a must have before I begin breeding?
  13. Antibiotics Advise? SBD

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently started a sorority about a month ago and 5/6 females I bought worked out. The sixth had Swim Bladder that I was able to "cure" for about 3 days and then it came back. I'm certain it's Swim Bladder, as she displays all the symptoms. For a while she was on her side floating at the top...
  14. Is Triple Sulfa safe to use with plants?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My girl has eye cloud again and I'm ready to start a treatment of Triple Sulfa, but I also have plants being shipped in and some that will arrive tomorrow. It was my plan to set up the planted aquarium this weekend, but I also want to go through a treatment of Triple Sulfa. Here are my details...
  15. Very Sick Betta, medication help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I've had my betta 5 months now, lately he's been lacking color and fin shape, but in the past few days he has been flaring all around hitting off of objects in the tank, has white spots under his chin and is barely using his bottom fin. He only comes up to get air and went from a nice...
  16. API General Cure can it be used with AQ salt too?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm treating my betta and shes fighting mighty hard against apparent internal parasites and bad stuff all around. Can the API general cure be used in tandem with AQ salt. Just curious haven't done anything but the API gen cure, shes on her second day today and is still fighting valiantly. Thanks...
  17. Anchor Worms

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I've got a 55 gallon community tank and unfortunately I've had an infestation of anchor worms. Never buying fish from Petco ever again. I'm not sure who brought the worm into the tank, but I'm trying to fix the problem. Anyways, I was just wondering what a dead anchor worm looks like. I...
  18. Maracyn-Two Equivalents?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has developed dropsy after his long time of being sick. His spine is progressively turning more S'd and he's pineconed. I've been researching extensively and can't seem to find an answer but does anyone have any suggested antibiotics for dropsy? I keep searching for maracyn-two but I...
  19. API Bettafix: Tattered Fins

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I created threads asking how my betta's fins became tattered. I came to the conclusion that it was the plants. Consequently, I changed them to silk plants. Now, I need a good medication to treat his damaged fins. I bought Bettafix (Fix Bacterial Treatment) but I was wondering if you guys would...
  20. Azoo Magic Disease Treatment for fin rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Has anyone ever tried Azoo Magic Disease Treatment for fin rot? What were the results?
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