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  1. Help! Betta shed like snake skin floating in tank and he is losing color

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My poor red Betta, I just got him 3 days ago from Walmart. Bought him as a male crowntail. Woke up this morning the snake like skin floating all in the water like scales peeled off of him and he isn't acting well and looks more pale. I depended on Walmart for how to take care of him, I don't...
  2. Scared for Houdini

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, In the past several weeks, my 2 year old betta has been kind of... off. His fins were getting more ragged, but I couldnt see any rot. I treated with aquarium salt, and left him be. Last week I noticed what I thought could be columnaris, and I treated with water changes and Furan 2...
  3. shedding

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm a kinda new Betta owner (i have had one betta before this one,probably 2-3 years ago. he up and died) Bert (my betta) is shedding muccousy stuff and scales all over his tank, he has some flat rocks that are bigger than him and two sea shells on the floor of his tank. His tank is a...
  4. PLEASE HELP! Betta Peeling?!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I bought a male crowntail betta from my local pet store about 5 days ago. He's quite the lively little fish! He eats quite a bit, is very active, builds bubble nests, etc... But there is one problem. Just the other day, I noticed what looked like peeling skin hanging off his fins. It...
  5. What's wrong with my fish?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So i'm new to the whole betta thing. My mom has one and i absolutely loved it, so a friend of mine bought me my own betta about 3 weeks ago. I got him a 1 gallon tank and put rocks and soft plastic plants in it that i was told would be safe for his fins. I've been doing a partial (1/3 to a...