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  1. Swollen abdomens on new bettas

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I bought two betta fish from Petsmart 6 days ago (Sunday). That night I went to put them into a 10-Gallon tank and almost immediately after I put them in together, I remembered I had to quarantine them first, so took them out immediately and placed them into 1-Gallon bowls with...
  2. swollen betta!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This is my first post to this forum, but I have been reading it since we got our betta fish August of 2012. We didn't know it when we bought him that he was very sick, and we have been through almost every parasite, fungus, bacterial infection there is. Through reading here he has lived a very...
  3. Betta with Swollen Stomach PLEASE HELP

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    PLEASE HELP I am very concerned about my betta, keif. His stomach is terrifyingly swollen, im almost worried he might burst, he is swimming normally, although he sits on the bottom a little longer than usually and is having little erratic outbursts, I read something about salts elsewhere but he...
  4. Swollen Belly ;A;

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    so I woke up this morning and turned on my bedroom light and was just laying in bed. I heard my fish thrashing around and hitting the sides of the tank, hard. So I looked up and ran over there to check him and by then he was just hovering on the bottom opening and closing his mouth. when I...
  5. Swollen belly / Large bubbles?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got a new dragonscale CT two days ago, and I feel like there's something wrong with him, but i'm not sure what. His belly is kind of swollen (see pic), and strangest of all he keeps coming up to the surface to gulp and blow these BIG bubbles (its not a bubble nest - I know what those look...
  6. Please, Please Help :(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My Betta, Ares, has a severely swollen belly. I have been searching online for hours trying to find the proper course of action. His belly is bigger on one side but his scales lay flat, not pinecone-like as is traditional with dropsy. He does not appear to be eating. He is swimming but not a...