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  1. Fin rot? possibly?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta fish's fins are having some definite issues. When I first got him which was about a month and a half ago it looked like he was recovering from fin rot. Now his fins are tattered and discolored at the ends. Some are "curly" on the end and his caudal fin just has a huge chunk out of it...
  2. Very sick betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, My fish is very sick. I have looked around all over the internet and talked to various pet stores in attempt to get some help, but I cant seem to get or find a straight answer. Housing What size is your tank? 1.5 gallons What temperature is your tank? I'm not sure Does your tank have...
  3. Betta seems to be having trouble breathing! sitting at top of tank & barley moving

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Betta seems to be having trouble breathing! sitting at top of tank & barley moving Something is wrong with my Crowntail, it just started today, I just got him a brand new tank yesterday, he was in not quite a 1 gallon vase so I got him a 2 gallon tank. Today he didn't really eat this morning...
  4. New Betta Owner with alot of Questions[=

    Betta Fish Care
    hmmm ok where to begin! Well i guess i should start by saying how i became interested in betta fish.. This Christmas my boyfriend wanted a pet. However, his apartment complex would not allow any furry friends. So, i decided to get him a fish, and going to Petsmart, i heard the typical " oh these...
  5. Possible fin rot/ I have no idea what, help please!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish has been hiding himself in his cup and hasn't come out to eat or anything in the past week. I finally took his cup away today and he flipped out and was darting everywhere. Once he stopped for a sec I saw that his fins look more clear and were turning brown. I think is it fin rot, can...
  6. Help! Betta sick?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a male betta in a 2.5 gal with a heater at 76˚. He has been there for about a month with 50% water changes every 3 days. Yesterday I noticed he had clamped his fins, and a bit later he started swimming jerkily and just hovering near the bottom. He is not eating. This morning, he is acting...
  7. Poor Betta is sick!! White looking Patch!! HELP PLEASE!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I bought my little Betta about 5 months ago. I think he is sick and I need some advice, asap! Any help is appreciated! Basically, up until a few weeks ago he was a happy, outgoing little fish. Then about a week and 1/2 ago I noticed a white, cottony looking spot on his side. The below is...
  8. Not good, not good at all!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    A few days ago I wrote about Eastwood's diminishing health. I had an outbreak of ich in my 55 gallon tank that he is (was) housed in, and he got hit the worse. He won't eat, not even his bloodworms. He's taking deep gulps of air and blowing bubbles out of his gills, but of course he wasn't...
  9. Can you SEE What Is Wrong? (includes picture of sick Betta)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. I am hoping for some assistance in pinpointing exactly the cause of my betta's apparently lack of wellbeing. The spots seem too big to be Ich to me, and not the proper shape to be a fungus (going by the pictures I have seen). I suppose it's possible he's changing colors... Or...
  10. We've got a FLOATER...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Betta fish sink when they die, sadly. My fish, Phish, is floating.. floating, and floating. All day. :-? He tries very, VERY hard to swim downward, sometimes he manages to swim inside the castle and that keeps him held down, but as soon as he pops out, he floats to the top. I've dealt with...
  11. Betta Diseases - Curing Fish With a Salt Bath

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Guys! My name is Elizabeth Christopher, and I have been raising fish for about 20 years, and enjoy helping others raise healthy, long-living fish. Here is a recent article I wrote about using a salt bath to improve your betta's health. Betta Diseases - Curing Fish With a Salt Bath Since...
  12. Help, i don't know what i can do for him :(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So i've had my betta since about 2007 so he's about 2 years old and since maybe around march he started to act a little differently than usual. and lately it's been getting worse and worse. So here are his symptoms: 1. He lays down on his side at the bottom of the tank 2. Sometimes he stands...
  13. Possibly Sick - Need advice PLEASE

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. I have two bettas that are separated. I've had them for just over a month and I've fallen love (I'm sure you all know how that works). Louie was fine when I left for work this morning. When I got home 10 hours later, he is not looking like himself. He is normally a deep red color, body so...
  14. need tips/wont eat

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had my bata for about a week now but wont eat. He comes up to the pellets takes them in, then spits them back out. I have tried to smash the pellets so they are smaller but he does the same thing. Does anyone have any ideas on what i could do?
  15. Betta swimming in circles/loops; not eating

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fish is a female Betta named Beru; I've had her for about 3 weeks. Last Sunday (5 days ago), she started floating around at the top of the tank - but would eat food whenever it was dropped into the tank. Today (just a few minutes ago), I noticed that she wasn't swimming straight; she was...
  16. End of rope, can fungus or bacteria survive all this?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
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  17. Help my betta is dyeing!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I have a betta fish for more then a year and a about a month ago he started to get wird. Before he was very active and if I get closer to the tank he would move and look for food but now he is always on the bottom of the tank his eyes are like he is sad. I also noticed that he had some white...
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