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  1. White/Grey spots suddenly appeared all over Betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm new to this website. I have owned Betta Fish in the past but I haven't had any problems like I'm having now. I rescued my Betta from a little tiny cup in Walmart last summer (2017) and nursed him back to health. About 2, almost 3 weeks ago I went to visit my sister for the week, leaving...
  2. Help, is this ick? Spots on head

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Overnight (probably), some light spots appeared on Reggie's head. My first thoughts were ick, but it doesn't look like ick to me. They aren't salt-sized, they aren't even that white. The photos aren't too good at showing, but they're actually sort of flesh-colored? As if the black pigment has...
  3. White mold on fish & tank-please help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    PLEASE HELP!!!! BETTA & TANK HAVE WHITE MOLD OVERNIGHT ON THEM!!!! I just condensed my 3 ten gallons into 2 ten gallon tanks (2 fish/tank became 3 fish/tank temporarily only for the upcoming busy month). I did 80% water change and tried seeding the new tanks with water from the old tanks to...
  4. White dots on Betta's eyes?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys, so I was on spring break this past week.. My betta, Hagrid, came home with me in a smaller temporary tank (1.2 gal) and I was changing his water every other day.. He seemed to be alright in his little habitat, but this morning, I went to feed him and saw that two white round dots had...
  5. White Spots on Eyes

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help! My betta buddy has white something's on his eyes! He is a beautiful, spoiled Delta Tail that we've had since last July. He has thrived in his filtered 10 gallon tank. I change the water 25% every week or every other in some cases. I recently added three snails to help with alge and...
  6. White Bettas with whiteout old spots on or around head

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have two white betta fish and both have this like gold plate on there head but one looks like its now on a side along with the head. I'm scared something is wrong with these two girls. None of the other Bettas seem to have any issues. Could this be a fungal infection. I have pictures to help...
  7. Is my fish healthy???

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    HI! my name is Sydney, i just bought a betta fish today from "pets unlimited". Seems to be fine. Great fins, active and not stressed. Noticed some black spots on its side but i'm pretty sure its apart of its coloring? just wanted to make sure and see if anyone could tell me if its healthy and...
  8. Betta losing colour in patches??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had a fighting fish for about 7 months now, and I keep him in a bowl (I know, there's the first problem) that holds about 5L of water. Everything's been going fine until a week or two ago, when I noticed small patches no more than 1cm in diameter where he is losing his beautiful deep blue...
  9. Betta losing colour in patches??

    Betta Fish Care
    I have had a fighting fish for about 7 months now, and I keep him in a bowl (I know, there's the first problem) that holds about 5L of water. Everything's been going fine until a week or two ago, when I noticed small patches no more than 1cm in diameter where he is losing his beautiful deep blue...
  10. Ich & Can't swim down

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, my betta fish Kaida (male twintail halfmoon) has developed little white spots all over him in the past few days. He lately has been trying to bury himself under the pebbles and his tree and I do not know if this is itching or trying to hurt himself. I haven't seen him flare in weeks, so I...
  11. Freya isn't looking too good...

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I found yesterday when I was cleaning my fish's tank that she is getting white and purple scales. When I got her she had just a pretty baby-pink color with a little bit of purple around her fins. Housing It's not technically a tank (glass candy jar) but I think it's around a Gallon. It's the...
  12. I don't know what's wrong with 'Blindi!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My Betta Helblindi's scales are turning yellow. Every post on here that I find about yellow spots on the head said something of it being a growth, but the scales are just yellow. I don't get it and I've looked at around sixteen pages so far. He used to have a roommate (via divider in his...
  13. Black spots on betta head?!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I know many say "betta color change is normal" but I just want to be sure my betta is safe. I noticed a black patch looking thing forming on his head and i dont know what it is :-( Here is a picture of him from a top view, there was a bubble near his eye. He also has been behaving normally. I...
  14. Sick Baby

    Betta Fish Care
    Well before I begin.. I am on my phone and it's midnight so forgive me for any misspellings. I have a male betta fish named Oshie. I have had him for a year and he had always been pretty active. Recently, he has been laying on his side at the bottom of the tank & not swimming much. This is...
  15. Betta has several white spots on his body?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my fish, Cloudee, for about a year by now. I keep him in a 2 1/2 gallon tank that includes a heater, water filter, and four small plants. I change the water once per week to make sure it stays clean and rinse the gravel clean about once every two months. But despite the care I've been...
  16. Help! White spots on body, fins and gills!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta started getting several white dots after his first water change. When I got him (1 week ago) he didn't have anything wrong with him. After the first water change of the week, white spots occured. What remedy should I use? Housing What size is your tank? 5 gallons What temperature is...
  17. Black Spots On Pectoral Fins!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello guys, I have been looking around the site for a while now trying to properly diagnose my lil fisheys problem but I can't seem to figure it out. I am a new owner of a small male blue/red betta fish whom I adopted from my housemate as he was fighting with the other fish in her tank. Over...
  18. Help I don't know what's going on with my betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok so I bought a clear kinda white betta but now hes turning black.
  19. What sort of infection is this?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, first time poster here. I've read around a lot on these forums since before and now after getting my first betta fish, and thought you guys could help me. Since I don't want to treat my fish for something he may not have in the risk of damaging him, I thought I'd ask first. The past...
  20. My Betta Needs Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, My beta has recently gotten some very suspicious white patches or spots, my first thought was this has to be ick so I tried to use a product called ick guard. After using that I have seen zero results and it looks like the spots may be getting worse. He seems to act fine though, no staying...
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