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  1. Betta Fish Care
    Hello there! I have got a beta fish a week ago... for the meantime, he is in a bowl with plastic decor.. I will soon transfer him to a 5-gallon tank. he is not very active and spends a lot of time at the bottom of the bowl while not moving a lot but sometimes he does go and get more active...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just recently got a male crow tail betta and he seemed pretty happy. I just recently got him a filter to help keep his water clean and to help distribute the warm water from his heater. Ever since he got the filter he’s just been sitting in one corner of the tank not really moving much and he...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a 10 gallon tank divided into 2 compartments . there is a heater and filter and in each compartment is one betta fish( blue color and orange color). the orange color is happy and healthy and is excited when I walk towards or near the tank but the blue stays at the top and moves only for...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    How many gallons is your tank? 1 gal hospital Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? ?no thermometer but in laundry room with 76* air temp Does your tank have an*air*stone*or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Not...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Zuko, is acting sickly and I'm not sure why. I've tested his waters and the parameters are normal. He's been fed regularly, he's not getting too much light, and his tank is the right temperature. He sits at the bottom of his tank and very rarely moves. His motions, while jerky, don't...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I recently put in some new water which i dechlorinated with Stress Coat Plus, and my betta was happy with it. However, around a hour later, i found my betta lying on his side and the bottom. His belly was a light color, different from what i normally see, almost a pinkinsh color(He's a...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, newish betta owner and I'm worried about him. I have a one gallon bowl (college life) with a heater, no filter, no aeration or other fish. The water hovers around 76 to 78 degrees, the heater is supposed to turn off automatically at 78. There are two fake plants in there with him, not...
  8. Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I'm having an issue with my Betta, Napoleon, and I'm hoping someone can help me! I went to go feed him his pellet before bed like I do every night, and I noticed that he was laying on his back at the bottom of the tank not moving. I assumed he had passed away but when I went to scoop...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    Brand-new betta, I took him home with me two nights ago. Doesn't even have a name yet! He explored the tank thoroughly the first day I got him - he even flared twice! He's feisty. Today he wouldn't eat, even in the 30 minutes he was in there with multiple pellets and a blood worm. I put him...
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