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  1. White mold on fish & tank-please help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    PLEASE HELP!!!! BETTA & TANK HAVE WHITE MOLD OVERNIGHT ON THEM!!!! I just condensed my 3 ten gallons into 2 ten gallon tanks (2 fish/tank became 3 fish/tank temporarily only for the upcoming busy month). I did 80% water change and tried seeding the new tanks with water from the old tanks to...
  2. The proper use of IAL and mold(?)

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey fellow betta lovers, I'm Mitu from India, and the best thing about it is unlimited free supply of Indian Almond leaves. I have experienced great benefits with it. I had fin rot on my two betta fishes, I tried expensive medicines but without any improvement. I collected some dried IAL and...
  3. Red Mold/Fungus on Fins

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help! My half moon betta has been having this dark red spots appear on his fins. When I first noticed it, it was a few small dots then it went away. So I figured no big deal. Now it's been a few weeks since then and now he has this huge dark red spot in his back fun and a few on his top...
  4. What is this nastiness? Will it kill the fish?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have this gross stuff on the substrate of my tank. It's a Spec V, heated, unfiltered, has been running for 6 weeks. I know this white junk can get all over driftwood, but it's in little patches all throughout the substrate as well. And it stinks when I siphon it out. Like sulfur or gas or...
  5. White Fuzz on Live Aquarium Bulbs?!

    Betta Fish Care
    I planted a few live bulbs in my tank I bought from Walmart about a week ago, and one of the bulbs is completely covered in white fuzz. Is this mold? Should I take it out of the tank? I am afraid that Charles, my Veiltail Betta might be harmed by this. The bulbs haven't sprouted or rooted at all...
  6. Mold?

    Betta Fish Care
    I think I may have a white, fuzzy mold growing on the heater in my betta tank. This is the second time I have noticed it happening. The first time I just took the heater out of the tank and scrubbed it off. Any ideas why this is happening and how I can prevent it. I do not noticed it in the...
  7. Brown Mold Persisting in my Tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Okay so I have one female crown-tail Betta named Xena (my avatar). She is so cute and lively. She lives in a 1 gallon tank, I wish I could get her a 5 gallon but I live in a dorm :( so sorry about that. But here's the problem, I keep finding mold in her tank, and I clean her 1 gallon once a...
  8. Marimo Moss Balls and Mold

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So ive had these two moss balls for awhile (they still dont have names) and Ive noticed that they are green in most places, but they have spots on them where they are black or brown and kinda tough. They also smell REALLY bad. The best way to describe it would be sulfur/ rotten egg smell. Im...
  9. Fuzzy moldy stuff at bottom of tank

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    The last few times I have gone to change my fish's water, there has been fuzzy mold-looking stuff at the bottom of the tank. I've been putting antibiotics in (hence the blue tint to the water), but it doesn't seem to be helping. My fish seems fine: he's still eating and moving around normally...
  10. White spots on tank decoration

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a 5gal tank with 2 ghost shrimp and one male betta. I'm getting a little concerned because I notice the decoration i have in the tank was getting white spots on it and they looked fuzzy so I took it out of the tank. When I take it out of the water you can no longer see the spots but there...
  11. new tank cycle oopsie

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    so i got a 20g to upgrade my 10g, and really made a mess of cycling it. I added a bag of new gravel, 1/4 cup seasoned substrate, 5 gallons of old water from the 10g as well as vacuumings off it's gravel to make ammonia, 2 clumps of java fern, and heres the problem- 2 pill shaped sinking cory...
  12. Mold?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I bought some hybrid aponogeton bulbs from walmart that have a guarantee to sprout within 30 days. They have been in for about 4 days and are growing white clear ish fluffy stuff I'm pretty sure is mold and it's gotten all over Declan's sandstone cave hole thing. Should I take out the bulbs...
  13. Betta acting weird plz help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta's been acting weird and I'm not sure what to do. He is a bit over a year old is in a 5 gallon tank with 2 platy fish and seem to get along fine, but the betta's been acting really strange lately. He lays on things like a rock or on the ground and doesn't move that much for a while...
  14. MOLD Help please. =/

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I've had my 5 gallon set up for forever. I wanted to cycle it but life kept getting in the way. So I figured "Hey! While I'm waiting to start my cycle I can TOTES grow some plats! 8D" Well me in all of my genius and inexperience decided to buy a dwarf lilly bulb from...
  15. mouldy smelling water

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I have had my little guy Sunshine for about 2 months now, this is my first post. I have become quite nervous over the past week, the water in his tank has developed a mouldy smell. I know the water itself smells because it smelled in a clean cup when I was changing his water last...
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