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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish, Atlas I believe has SBD. I fed him a pea today and I was happy he ate it and now swims around freely and doesn't swim sideways anymore. I just want some opinions, if whether or not his tummy is still swollen.. The fish seems to be swimming fine and his behavior has not changed...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 2 Gallon What temperature is your tank? 80* Does your tank have a filter? Yes very low current Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None Food What type of food do...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, first of all thank you for coming to take a look, I hope you can help. I have had my Betta, Wilson, for a little over a year and for the past few weeks have been growing concerned for his health. He has been laying on the bottom of his tank on his left side with his head facing toward...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    SBD Fin rot and Velvet?! So Daryl (my red Veiltail) has been great. He acts super active all the time and loves to swim crazy. He started acting strange one night and could no swim down so as a new momma I was sure he was going to die. However the next morning he was acting great! no problems...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a new guy I purchased on Monday that has velvet. I realized that he was sick for sure on the second, he began "twitching" when he swam. That was his only symptom and I couldn't figure out what it was. He began clamping that evening. On the third, I checked him over with a flashlight...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    Hello there! My fish, Bubbles has unfortunately passed away over the weekend but I still enjoy bettas. I have seen quite the controversy over feeding a betta with swim bladder a pea and I would like to ask if you can or not. I am so curious for my future fish who could get swim bladder. Also...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello guys, I noticed some tiny-tiny creatures in my tank and also biofilm has developed on the water surface. I understand that biofilm might be due to the fact I overfed my fish. But these tiny creatures I can only see them at night, at a certain angle from the light bulb. I'm not just...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! Need some help with a sick fish! Possibly SBD?? Is it better to do an Epsom salt bath or put the salt directly into the tank? One of our Male Bettas "Blue" is bloated - pretty sure constipated and SBD. He lists to the side when trying to swim. Still swims up and down. He rests near...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First off, here's the stats of tank and fish: Housing What size is your tank? 3 Gallon What temperature is your tank? 76-78 degrees Does your tank have a filter? No Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live...
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