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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3 Does it have a filter? Yes, (carbon) Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79 Fahrenheit 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...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. I’m new to the forum and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out what’s wrong with my betta. I’m wondering if maybe he has fin rot or if there is something else wrong with him. He was in with some neon tetras and they were nipping him so I moved him to a different tank...
  3. 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? 77 degrees 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? Bug Bites...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First Time Questionnaire Housing: TopFin Engage Tank How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79 degrees F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes, an air stone Does your Betta have tank mates...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So my wife brought home a betta back in April, which he looked sick so I was determined to help the guy out so he could get better. I did a lot of research and got stuff for him that could help him. He got better and was looking great. Then his health started going like a roller coaster. he...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Just got Parmesan a few days ago. He is a crowntail betta. I must admit that I am embarrassed by how unprepared I was. He is my first fish. The first couple of days he was very active and exploring his tank. Suddenly, today he has been hiding and avoiding food. He has lost some of his vibrancy...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. So just to give you a quick run down, my betta has always had a hard time with digesting (he’d always bloat and then it’d go down within a few days). Around a week and a half ago, I noticed my fish no longer being as active as he normally is (he’s very hyper, normally). He was...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I bought my betta fish with this white mark thinking it was nothing but overtime has grown to the size pictured, please help me I’ve searched and searched for answers and I know it is not ITCH because it’s only in one spot. He is a black orchid half moon male betta. If anyone knows or has an...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    How many gallons is your tank? 15 gallon Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What temperature is your tank? No idea Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? There are 6 rosbarbs and 2 octto cats Food: What food...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I adopted a betta yesterday with swollen lips and a bump on his forehead. His lips had a yellow crust to them and the bump looks yellowish. I gave him a Lifeguard Tablet and his lips are less swollen and not yellow, but the bump grew. What else can I try? I want to help him out as much...
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  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79° F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No but I have some Marimo moss balls Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No Food: What food...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all! I have had my betta fish since August of ‘19. He has handled a few different moves since then very well. I went away for a few days and when I got back I’ve noticed he isn’t swimming or nearly as active as he use to be and he is either found resting on his side on the bottom or in his...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there, hoping you guys might have some insite. I got this betta from petco because he appeared to be very sick and on his last legs. After a week or so he was doing better and I moved him into his aquarium. I’ve had him around 5 months now and aside from being very skittish he seems to be...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My 2.5 year old betta fish has been suffering from a white spot/hole on this tail for a month or so now, but it has recently made him have difficultly swimming to the top of his aquarium and lethargic. I also noticed he is starting to pinecone and his color has drastically faded. The picture of...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79-80 degrees 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...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    SHE BARLEY IS MOVING AND I AM CRYING AND FREAKING OUT. I just got my beta like last week. I cant leave my house due to quarantine and I have no idea what's wrong with her. Her belly seems a bit bulky and she sits on the bottom of the tank or on her live plants all the time. She also has a little...
  19. Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, This may sound like a ridiculous concern, but I was planting a few small Sagittaria subulata sprigs in my betta's tank, and while doing so, some of the underneath substrate (a small white gravel - larger than a grain of sand, but some are about the size of a betta pellet) floated to...
  20. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I have a female betta (Barb) who I’ve had for almost a year. Last week her heater broke and I installed a new one two days ago. She is in a two gallon tank with gravel, a filter, a mystery snail, and java ferns. On Thursday, within the span of 10 hours she got a HUGE bubble over her right...
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