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  1. treatment ideas?: popeye

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a previous post regarding attempts to cure Clove's pop-eye. But I wanted to discuss pop-eye treatments directly without my photo updates to document the size of his eye. I have tried: (1) Epsom Salt baths, 10 day each (1) Kanaplex treatment, as directed (1) Rooibos Tea, IAL and ES bath...
  2. Betta nearly dead, please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 6 Gallon Fluval Edge Does it have a filter? Stock Fluval edge filter Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 75 Deg F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Just the filter return Does your Betta have tank mates? What...
  3. Pop Eye and VERY swollen lips

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    InFINity is a Dragonscale Betta, and I have had him around a year. He has pop-eye on one eye right now, and yesterday I noticed swollen lips, but today they are REALLY swollen. My clearest description is that he looks like a catfish...
  4. Sick Betta, Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, Last week I received a Betta as a gift. My friends who gifted me with my Betta also supplied bowl pebbles, the bowl, and the decorations. Now, a week later I'm only realizing that the pebbles, ( i believe) are not meant for fish bowls so they have acquired bacteria even though I...
  5. Pop-eye!!!

    Betta Fish Care
    My 1-year-old female Bluestar has pop-eye... I put her in a 2-quart quarantine tank with 1/4 tablespoon aquarium salt (according to box) and 36 drops Bettafix (according to bottle). I have a light on above her to gradually warm up the tank from 70 degrees. Is this OK?
  6. Urgent help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi I bought my betta in September. He's alone in a 10 gallon aquarium. I change the water every week and everything was perfect until a couple of days ago. He was just lying near a rock for 2 days and when I checked on him he hadn't eaten at all but most scary part was that his eye was...
  7. pop-eye...healed?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My poor betta, Smoky Robinson, ended up getting a bad bacteria infection and pop-eye...I've treated him with BettaFix and the redness has gone away, though he did end up loosing one of his eyes. I haven't seen him eat once through this whole thing, though he seems to be back to is normal...
  8. Pop-Eye Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am very very new to Bettas, and at my office we have one whom I am very attached to. This morning, I changed his water as usual and a few hours later I noticed his left eye was cloudy and swollen! A coworker said this was called "pop-eye", and when I google image searched it I found she was...
  9. A Success Story!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Re: Louie needs a doctor 6 weeks ago I posted on this forum the problems that my male betta, Louie, was developing. I posted before and after pics showing his visible condition (bloating/constipation, swim bladder disease, pop eye, color loss). The biggest problem, in this novice’s eyes, is...
  10. Chronically Ill...I'm deperate

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta fish is chronically ill. I don't know what to do anymore. When I received him, he was in a very, very small tank (a little over 32oz). He got fin rot, and I got him a bigger tank (1 gallon) and clean water and the problem cleared up. He was fine for a couple of months, but then got...