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  1. Urgent - Scale loss and discoloration!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! My betta, Queenie, was looking awesome before I went on vacation for a week. I performed a water change the day I left and asked a fellow betta owner to feed her twice a day for the week. I performed another water change when I returned to keep on schedule, and Queenie looked great besides...
  2. Will my goldies scales ever grow back?

    Other Fish
    My goldie had a tumor like thing a long time ago. It went away and most of the scales grew back but... in the middle there is no regrowth of scales. Just white. I was told they would grow back after a long time but its been about a year?
  3. Going to college- beta fish questions!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi everyone! I'm leaving for college in five days and I'm bringing Bobo, my male betta fish, with me. I've had him for about a year and a half and I've been keeping him in a 2-gallon tank with a filter. I've also had some of those little snails, I'm not sure where they even came from but they do...
  4. Big white spot and small pink/red ones

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, A month ago, we became the proud new owners of a betta fish we named Gilgamesh. This is our first fish ever, and we're learning more and more everyday, but we still have a lot of undiscovered territory, so forgive us if this is evident. We got Gilgamesh at a pet store specialized...
  5. Lost Scales or Something Else?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Today I noticed my betta's black face has two white spots on the top of the head. They are not raised or salt-like so I do not think they are ich. Does this look like he just scratched his head on something and lost some scales? If so, I don't understand how. In the tank I have sand as...
  6. I fear my betta is dying!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, im really worried about my betta. Ive been away for a couple of days and returned to find my Crowntail lying on the bottom amongst some silk plants. (dw I used time-released auto-feeder while away!) His stomach has inflated quite drastically and where it has, it appears he has either...
  7. Major scale loss..please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish went through a pretty bad bout of fin rot a month ago and his fins just never grew back entirely. He lost half of his bottom fin to fin rot, it grew back almost completely, then it fell off again. The fin appeared to be growing back once again but the growth suddenly stopped and he...
  8. Fin rot/scale loss/velvet/ fungus?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, this is my first post about my first ever pet :) I was given Yibby while attending a wedding several hours away. I've had him for.. hm, 3 weeks maybe. Originally he lived in a 2.5 litre container. Then 2.5 gallon bowl. And I just put him in a 5 gallon tank. I havent tested the nitrate...