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  1. Something on my betta's pectoral fin! Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help! There's something on my betta's pectoral fin! Okay, new betta dad here with my betta Wiggle, or Wiggs for short. I was very worried the other day when I found something attached to his pectoral fin that I assumed was ich/ick and so I immediately put him in a 5-gallon critter keeper two...
  2. Broken pectoral fin?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Tonight, Caroline's pectoral fin has been sticking out weirdly. It doesn't really go in. It's weird I think it could be even bent? I will try to get some pics but it's clear so it's hard to see.
  3. Fungal Infection - Can I manually remove the "cottony" patch?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Should I manually remove the "cottony" patch on the pectoral fin with a Q-tip or just leave it be? I am currently treating him with MelaFix. So far, he is behaving "normally" (e.g., eating is fine, swimming as usual, etc...)
  4. Help! Is it fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey friends! I'm a new owner of a beautiful, super active and friendly male crowntail Betta named Charlie, or Chilli for short. I adopted him from a pet store just under a month ago, as he had a popped gill and couldn't be sold. He was treated before I got him and he seems fine with his gill...
  5. Sudden pectoral fin loss

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone. I need some help. One of Rogue's pectoral fins is literally falling apart. I just noticed it, and it wasn't like this last night. Housing What size is your tank? 10 gallon What temperature is your tank? 80 degrees Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone...
  6. Help! Pectoral Fin Problem ?Fin Rot ?Damage

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my first betta fish; I got him just a few weeks ago. I noticed yesterday and even more last night that his right pectoral fin looks sort of damaged. Like part of the "skin" has detatched from the fin structure and now sticks together near the base of his fin. (Having difficulty...
  7. Injured Pectoral Fin

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I adopted Sushi over a month ago and have been treating him for fin/tail rot, very mild case of ick and fin repair. He is always active and wiggles around like no tomorrow. I didn't notice it at first but Sushi's right pectoral fin seems to be clamped. He uses it and swims fine, but I...
  8. Black Spots On Pectoral Fins!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello guys, I have been looking around the site for a while now trying to properly diagnose my lil fisheys problem but I can't seem to figure it out. I am a new owner of a small male blue/red betta fish whom I adopted from my housemate as he was fighting with the other fish in her tank. Over...
  9. Pectoral Fin Damaged T_T

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Greetings everyone @ My poor girl is not doing well. She is usually an active Betta who comes to the front of the tank when anyone is near but today she was staying on her leaf near the top of the tank or at the very bottom hiding. I changed her water immediately and noticed...
  10. Swollen "bump" on Pearlscale Goldfish!

    Other Fish
    Lately I noticed my beloved Pearlscale Choji has had a bump above his left pectoral fin. He's had it for a month and seems to be swimming and eating fine. He's in a twenty gallon with a 1 and half inch Oranda who is healthy. He is about 2 inches himself. Water permiters are fine too. The bump...
  11. Spot on the Pectoral fin?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Cacciato has a black spot on his right pectoral fin. As far as I can tell it isn't bothering him but I'm not an expert. Here are some pictures: He has had this since I first got him from petco about 4 weeks ago. If you want to know his...