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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    [LEF[/LEFT] Hello, My betta has a patch on his head, it appears that maybe scales are missing? I'm not sure as I am new to betta keeping. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 8 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78/25.5 Does your tank...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Has anyone seen this?? Or know what it might be? I came home from work and he was laying on the bottom of the tank and hasn't really been moving. He's also got this weird patch on his torso, that he's never had before..... The tank conditions are normal nothings change in the last 6 months I've...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, this is a continuation from a thread I posted a couple weeks ago: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=554362. I have already attempted AQ salt treatment (8 days). A white patch appeared on my betta Arty. After many days, the scales could begin to be seen through the white spot again...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, Last night I noticed a small white patch on Arty's left side, above his ventral fin (which unfortunately suffered a recent tear :-(). I performed a 100% water change this morning. He is still very eager to eat and doesn't appear to be behaving differently. The patch appears to be a...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First, to get the necessaries out of the way: Housing What size is your tank? 5 gallons What temperature is your tank? ~82 degrees fahrenheit Does your tank have a filter? Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes, and cooled with a fan. Heater...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am really worried about my Betta fish. I have had him for about 5 months. Just a while ago, I noticed a white dot under his mouth and a large white blotch on the base of his dorsal fin. I have pictures to to show it. It is on both sides of him! 'Ol Blue (his name) isn't really photogenic...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    About a month ago my female Betta, Amelia, developed a small white patch near the front of her dorsal fin. I had thought it might be fungus so I treated her water with Melafix for a week and thought nothing more of it. Well, recently (within the past week or so) I've noticed the spot getting...
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