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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So about a week ago I got my betta three Molly fish as tank mates, and he’s been acting weird ever since. Very reserved, almost no appetite, lethargic. Today I came back and he was laying on the bottom of the tank on his side barley moving. I moved the molly fish to a different tank to see if he...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys my betta has been doing great for the last 6 months and I woke up this morning and he had a giant white spot covering his whole eye so I know he can’t see out of it. Google shows nothing of what’s happening to him. Please help
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, so my male HM started acting strange yesterday. I noticed him lying all dramatic on his pot decoration. I thought it was funny and I was going to take a picture but he moved. I did not think any of it but I kept observing him since he is next to my desk and I work from home. I noticed...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Everyone- I posted a week or so ago about my little buddy’s current issues, and as things clear up, I’m starting to wonder if he has a swim bladder problem. I’ve given more information below on what I’ve done for him so far and would love any advice you can give. I recently moved out of my...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    I took this blue and red betta girl from my sister when she left for college about 5 months ago. I was unable to get anything new to support her other than an old fishbowl and a rock cave w/ fake plants. Finally, the stupid fishbowl broke- now, I can actually buy her some new stuff to help take...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. i am babysitting my friends betta. She really wants to bring it back to life and treat it right. I will have the betta for the next week. mon- mon. The main problem is its poor collapsed fins. His little arm fins (idk what you call them) are basically non-exsistent. I just watched him try to...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my betta Hue, there’s a few things that I’m concerned about with him. First off he has quite a few little holes in his head. I do understand bettas have sensory pits, however, I don’t know how many or there layout. Also, his fins have become a little weird and I’m not sure what it is. I...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a Female betta that over the last few days has not been doing well, and I worry she may not be long for this world. I noticed over the last week or so she hasn’t eaten, and over the last few days has become extremely lethargic, resting near the top of her tank, motionless. She moves and...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I just joined this forum so forgive me if formatting is off, but my betta Algae has been bloated on one side for 2 weeks now. I am stumped as to what it could be and very worried, he has been my best friend for two years. I have completed 7 days of fasting with him, 3 days fast, one day...
  10. Breeding Betta Fish
    My betta had a fungus about a month ago so I treated him and the stopped. In about 2 days he had it again and it won’t go away. I keep giving him treatment but it won’t go away. I believe he has an opened wound, how do I treat it? I have also noticed that he looks stressed so I’m trying to get...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Betta fish is looking rough. I cleaned the tank lastnight but he still is running into walls and laying low. His head looks like it has gray spot on top. Any advice? I got a heater today.
  12. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi guys, so I recently bought 2 bettas. I had to keep them in jars for a while because, while I had tanks to put them in, I was not expecting to leave the pet store with fish in tow, and yet I did. I got them on October 2nd and they were in the jars for about a month. I was doing 90% water...
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hello everyone i'm new and i actually made this account to ask this question, my dear dahlia, a black female betta was just sick recently with swim bladder I think, she wasn't swimming and would only prop herself on decor or just lay on the bottom, I did salt baths and got a "cure all" and it...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone! Over the past couple months my female Betta developed a noticable lump on her left side overnight and ever since it's gotten worse in size where it looks like "fluid" is trapped in there and it's gotten so "stretched" out into a ball/bubble that it looks almost clear which is...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, Thank you for clicking this post. My betta has currently had a swollen abdomen for two days now and has been lethargic and not eating. I thought it might be dropsy but I don’t think I see visible pine coning. I have fasted him for the past 3 days and given him daily epsom baths in a...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I would like anyones advice please. I have a halfmoon king betta (hes pretty big) in a 5.5 gallon planted tank. He's been in this tank for a few weeks while I wait to upgrade him. Just today I addee a sponge filter and some new water. He jumped out of the tank and onto the carpet. I found him...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I'm new here. I have a betta named Pagani, have had him since February 2020, an he is not eating like he used to. I'm starting to get a little worried about him. It started about a week ago. Pagani has always been a little picky about pellets but I finally found a brand he likes (Omega...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    my beta hasn’t been able to swim when he tries he just sinks he’s been like this for 5 days now i’ve gave him salt baths to try and help and he’s still lying on the bottom of the tank i’m not sure if he will be able recover and it’s almost as if it’s a waiting game at this point should i just...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I’ve had my betta for about 4 days now. I set up my tank and treated for 3 days before introducing him. Day 1 he ate a couple pellets but has not eaten since. Day 1 and 2 he was looking really nice and blue and zipped around his tank most of the day (not sure if this is where things...
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