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  1. I don't know if something is wrong with my betta fish

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my fish eclipse for 10 months now, so far he had been very active and healthy. However lately he has been a lot less active and I am noticing a change in his spine. He is in a 6.7 gallons tank all by himself with a filter and a heater. He does eat and comes to me when I call him, but I...
  2. is my betta healthy?

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    Disclaimer: I know the tank is too small and he should have a heater, but I’m a broke college student and no one else wanted him, so I’m doing the best I can with what I’ve got. Symptoms and Treatment: Photos at the bottom. I rescued this fish from my brother, who’d kept it in the tiny plastic...
  3. PLEASE HELP my Betta fish, I don’t know what’s wrong :(

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    Hello, I am in desperate need of help and I hope someone can help explain what is wrong with my Betta. I woke up this morning to find his face full of spots and a flakey-like, yellow substance stuck in his bum. The bottom on his tank is filled of crusty looking substances- I don’t know if it’s...
  4. Betta lays at the bottom of tank all day/night, has some white film on body

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    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 81˚ Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No Food: What food brand do you use? Omega One...
  5. Betta not eating

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    I have a filtered and heated divided aquarium containing one betta on each side. On the left is Soi who is healthy, very active, and has never had any issues. On the right I have Nexxus who has always been very shy and elusive even when he had his own tank. They both get fed once a day...
  6. Sick or final days?

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    Hello. My boyfriend and I have had a betta fish for about 4 years now... We rescued him from our local pet shop because he was floating on the top of his bowl and was super sickly. My boyfriend hand fed him and we miraculously cured him from the brink of death. He has been a happy fish for the...
  7. Temperature PLEASE READ HELP

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    Hello! I have two bettas in separate 8 gallon tanks. I have had heaters for awhile but recently i purchased a new thermometer that’s more accurate and found out my digital thermometers were WAY off. The actual temperature of their water was about 86 degrees. So I lowered their temperature to 80...
  8. HELP, something is wrong with my betta

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  9. Sick Betta needs help 🥺

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    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10 gallon Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 82° Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Not anymore but before she got sick she was in a...
  10. Sudden dark spot on my Betta's body... body rot? What to do!?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Discovered this dark spot on my betta's body Thursday evening. Added salt to his water but I don't think it has improved. Is it body rot or something else? He's currently in a small 2liter tank.. I was gonna have him share a sub-divided 24 liter tank with another betta, but I don't want to put...
  11. Betta Fish Is Staying Platonic After Full Water Change?

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    I have a 3.5 gallon tank that my betta fish lives in alone. I have a filter that for this tank. I noticed the water was dirty towards the bottom so I did a 100% water change on the tank. After I put him back in, he started becoming platonic for minutes at a time, then suddenly swimming quickly...
  12. Help! My betta is looking scruffy

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    Hi all, and thanks in advance for reading! My betta fish has recently started looking real scruffy, and occasionally looks red in the fins and head. I've attached pictures of him about 2 months ago, and a picture of him today so you can see the difference. He's still happily eating and doesn't...
  13. New Betta; Questionable Spots

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    Hi all! I got a new betta last week and noticed some dark coloring/spots along his bottom, tail and a few on his sides. Just concerned and wanting to make sure he is getting help if he is sick! A photo of each side of Alpha are attached! Sorry if it’s just coloring or something normal, I just...
  14. My Female Betta is Panting and Acting Strange/Can Not Leave Bottom of Tank

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78-79 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? One ghost shrimp Food: What food brand do you use...
  15. Klaus needs help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    **included one photo from when he was healthy, one from the first couple days after getting the new tank (he’s at the bottom by the stone fixture). The other 3 were taken yesterday Housing: Marineland Portrait Glass Aquarium with hidden filtration. Find at...
  16. Help: My Betta is sick

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone, I have had this betta for 3 months now. For the past 3 weeks, my betta has been extremely lazy and inactive. I have seen it resting on its side at the bottom or at tbe top. On the recommendation of the shop form where I bought it, I have done methyleme blue and aquarium salt...
  17. I really need help

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    A few months ago my mom found a betta in an abandoned appartment she had to clean, it was in a plastic container that was covered in algae and barely had any water left in it, to the point where the betta was sideways just so it could stay under water, she brought the fish home with her knowing...
  18. What’s wrong with my betta? Disease??

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    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79° Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? 1 ghost shrimp Food: What food brand do you use...
  19. What’s wrong with my betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta has not eaten in days and he will swim to the top of the water and just quite literally let himself fall and essentially slam into the bottom of whatever he hits. His appearance is not any different physically other than a white ball hanging from the bottom of him?? I did a 50% water...
  20. Desperate need of help! My Betta is Dying

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I'm desperate for answers. I had a Betta fish for only a year that died back in October 2019 (RIP Nox). I was very attached to him and he would follow me around the tank whenever I'd walk by. One day he started to act very lethargic. Shortly after his tail started to tear and his color...
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