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  1. Betta fish fins clamped, extremely lethargic, not eating.

    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? A constant 77 Degrees F 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...
  2. Is my Betta dying?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello there. I believe my Betta, Neptune, is dying and need some advice to see if it is something I have done or just age :( I've always taken very good care of him, but the past week he has been very sluggish and slow, rarely coming up to the surface to eat anymore. The tank I had him in was...
  3. HELP my betta is dying??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Two weeks ago was spring break-I left my fish here at school with the filter running and a food pyramid as there was no way to take him with me. A few days later I purchased a freshwater mystery snail to be a fun little tank mate. I thought my fish Hamlet would be thrilled, as he is very social...
  4. New Aquarium with strong filter

    Betta Fish Care
    I just bought the Fluval Spec V and from reading reviews online I know that the current is too strong for bettas even when set on low. My first question is if there is any way to prevent this? I've read about filter sponges or using rubber bands and tie a piece of cloth to it (my filter thing...
  5. Bloated and loosing color...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hades has been acting strange for a few days now. He was housed in a 20 gal long tank with three pictus catfish and a small plecostomus, and he was getting along "swimmingly" with them... until just recently. One day, I noticed he was sitting at the top of the tank, kind of tilted to where his...
  6. Suddenly Lethargic Fish! ARG!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello fellow Beta Fish Lovers I have a lethargic fish! Here's what happened: Let me preface this by saying I am not a fish expert (although after a lot of googling I know a lot more than I initially did). I bought an aquafarm (http://store.backtotheroots.com/AquaFarm_p/aquaponics.htm) and set...
  7. How to slowly heat up the cold water my Bettas in?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    PLEASE HELP! I was told by the fish store that my Betta could live in an unheated bowl, which he's been in since Saturday when he came home. I've read up all about him and now know that he needs to be heated! I have a larger tank and heater ready to go... Here's the problem The water he's in...
  8. Whats wrong with Arturo??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I feel like i ask way to manny questions buutt... Lately Arturo isnt doing so hot. Hes acting very lethargic and hes been hanging out at the top corner of the tank where the heater is. Normally hes a really happy guy and responds to me when im in front of the tank but for the past three days he...
  9. 2 Issues: Inactive and Color Change...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey! I just made a name on here because I desperately need help with my Betta, Phinfilleous. Any help would be great!! Issue one: Inactive. He resently got over pop-eye. While he was not very active, he has made a full recovery and was all chipper and back to normal the past few days. But...
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