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  1. Our Little Guy Died

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I am writing because my daughter's betta, Mr. Limpet, suddenly passed last night. I am very sad, sadder than my daughter, even! When she got the fish just three months ago, I told her I didn't like anything to be caged. Well, I became so attached to that little guy. Before I discovered...
  2. PLEASE help! Sudden Popeye, Mouthfungus and dropsy

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 10 gallon What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees Does your tank have a filter?Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated?Yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 4 Bettas in total Food What type of food...
  3. Sudden damage to tail on Omar

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi. My amazing betta boy Omar's tail got shredded within minutes. It was perfect and now it's awful and kind of upsetting. He is my first betta. The only new ish thing in my tank is a betta log which I just examined and felt a sharp part on the inside of. I made that smooth. There is a corner...
  4. Sudden Unexpected Betta Death

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello. I am new to the Betta community, so please excuse the lack of knowledge when trying to explain. I had a male Dragon Scale Betta named Angel. When I first got him, he was in a two galon tank with no filtration, but with rocks and plants. He was the happiest fish, but suddenly he stopped...
  5. Why did my betta die suddenly?

    Betta Fish Care
    I just bought a new tank setup and a new betta Thursday afternoon. I washed everything with hot water and no soap, and set it up that night and let it cycle, put the new betta in late Friday night. I woke up to my dead fish this morning (monday), and it broke my heart :(. Why did he die? I...
  6. I'm having a CRISIS

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey, guys, so I'm having a huge crisis. All this is explained down below, but it might be confusing (ask me as many questions as you need, I want this figured out and I've got time, now). I've had several fish die over these past few days. First, it was the rasboras. Then, Banana Fish died. I...
  7. Raised Scales and Popeye, but not Dropsy!?!?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok, so Breakfast has been looking rather poor lately. We went out of town last weekend, and he was fine last Friday before we left. When I went to feed him Monday morning, his left eye had one of the worst cases of popeye I have ever seen on a betta. He kind of looks like Quasimodo... Also...
  8. Firefly might be clamping!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1.75 gallons (temporary, he's been in a 1 gallon since late October/early November though) What temperature is your tank? Well I had the Tetra submersible for up to 5 gallons in there at first and it was 74.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Now I've got one of the Marineland...
  9. Sudden clamp!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    HELP!!! <=[ Noface/Alakazam has developed an EXTREMELY sudden case of clamp I think. =[ I was changing his water (waiting for it to filter through my britta pitcher to fill his and Genie's 1 gallon jar and 1 gallon vase respectively) and while I was doing that I left them in their (cleaned)...