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  1. I think my betta instantly got swim bladder disorder.

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! New member here. First post. This just happened perhaps 30 minutes ago. I left my room to do laundry and when I came back, my nephew had my betta fish tank open and had dumped a lot of pellets into the tank! I do not really know how many my fish ate but when I got there, he had eaten...
  2. Swollen Swim Bladder

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 2.5, currently in a 1 gallon QT tank Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 78° - 80° Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No Food: What...
  3. Possible Parasites? SBD

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? He's currently in a .5gal QT bowl (my parents have anyways done this whenever we had sick bettas; he does have a 5gal waiting for him though) Does it have a filter? n/a Does it have a heater? n/a What temperature is your tank? 78°F Does your tank have an...
  4. Definitely swim bladder, also something else

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok so I started noticing something was wrong about a week ago when I got back from a two day vacation. Before that, I had changed out my betta Mori's tank and when I put her back, she had gotten especially antsy and swam straight to the bottom, bumping her nose. This is one thing i believe could...
  5. Swim bladder and euthanization

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my first time on this website. I have a problem. It's ben a few days and my fish, Nichevoya, is dying due to what I believe is swim bladder disorder. She lies on the bottom of her tank, gasping for air. She is hardly moving, but if I try to catch her she musters the strength to try and...
  6. Elephant Ear with Swim Bladder Disorder?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, nearly a month ago, my little brother begged for a female betta. With permission granted, he was allowed to purchase one and the proper setup with his own money. I helped him through the process. We went to PetSmart as its the nearest pet store since LFS seems to not be a thing in my...
  7. Swim Bladder Disorder? I can't feed him!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have been treating him for bacterial diseases. His extreme bloating decreased. But I can't feed him more than one pellet every three days or he will start floating at the top. I feel bad cuz he tries so hard to swim down. What do I do? Yes i treat the water, I put Aquarium salt sometimes...
  8. Betta with swim bladder needs help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I have 3 year old male double tail male betta named Cosmo. Who has had swim bladder for one week. He is fed 4 flakes a day (I will start feeding him pellets). He lives in a ten gallon aquarium with a treated water and a temperature range of 72 to 76 with live plants. I have have lowered...
  9. I have no idea what to do anymore. Bloating/Floating

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 2g What temperature is your tank? 80* 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? None Food What type of food do you feed your betta...
  10. Fish burying face in marble- Don't Know the Problem

    Betta Fish Care
    My fish, Camus, is swimming normally. But ocasionally he tries to put his face down into the marble. He is a relatively new fish and still small but seems to be adapting fine, he adventures a lot. He is not lothargic and is eating well I can't tell if he is pooping or not and suspect it may be...
  11. How to use Kanaplex

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    For those who have used Kanaplex before, is it alright to have it mixed with the water? Or do I HAVE to mix it with my fish's food for him to eat it. He's refusing food because of his condition.
  12. Constipation and SBD; please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I treated my betta for constipation yesterday by the "Pea" method. He pooped after I gave him the pea but the bloat hasn't quite subsided. I've been fasting him and I haven't seen him poop (probably because I haven't been feeding him?). If his bloat doesn't subside and he does not defecate...
  13. Not sure what's up with her? SBD?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So this is the same female that I posted about the other day regarding possible columnaris http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=408450 Doesn't look like it is, since the spot's gone away though the slight discolouration is still there. But anyway I'm not sure what's up with her now. I...
  14. PLEASE HELP strangely recurring SBD

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My male CT got swim bladder about a week and a half ago. I figured it was from overeating. I had just gotten some WCMMs for tank mates for my male VT on the other side if the divided ten gal and I had been feeding them a little more than usual. I put him in a half gal(yes I know it's small but...
  15. Fin Rot and SB issue Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta, Hannibal, has had a rough couple of days. He had a temperature shock the other day (temperature dropped to 72 and went up to 82 in under 12 hours), and since then has been behaving strangely. After the initial shock, he sat under a plant for a day or two, but has been improving since...
  16. PLEASE! QUICK HELP Requested! Worse today!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    FYI - I've had multiple threads here in the last 30 days - Melafix poisoning related to popeye? Vertical Floating after Maracyn II/and others... all related. Since Agent 13 who was last advising me last night on my thread (Filter off, okay?) is not online now, I have posted this here ALSO. I'm...
  17. [GETTING WORSE]Floating to the top? Swim Bladder Disorder?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My mom got a fish last week, and she said he's been doing fine all week until I came back from college today and saw him tipping on his side. And he seems to have difficulty swimming, and whenever he tries to swim down, it looks like he's getting sucked back up to the top. She said this only...
  18. Swim Bladder Issues

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? Currently a half-filled 2.5g What temperature is your tank? 74 Does your tank have a filter? Not atm Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? No. What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None. Food What...
  19. Bloating

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have posted here before when Fizz came down with mild Swim Bladder Disorder back in July. He was cured of it and has done fine until now. http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=227522 Currently he is showing signs of bloating. Starting around the end of November/early December I noticed...
  20. PLEASE HELP! My small betta died suddenly today. SBD?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have owned male Betta fish before that have lived quite long lives but this was my first female and the first to develop illness. I have had a very small female Betta fish for about two weeks and she has seemed very healthy and active until this morning. When I saw her this morning, she...
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