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  1. Urgent! Worried about my fish

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all! This is my first Betta Fish in a while, and just brought him home yesterday and I'm a little worried about him. When I first put him in his new bowl, he wasn't reacting a lot and I just assumed that it was because he was stressed out from the new environment. But it's been a little over...
  2. My Betta is approaching his death bed.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have no idea what to do. If I can save this Betta than it will restore my faith, but every single one I have dies and I can never save it. He is in a 10 gallon tank with a filter and the water is at 80. He was doing great, and then I noticed about a week or two ago his gill on the front...
  3. Swollen Gills: Ammonia Burn or Ich?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I acquired two bettas (male, crowntail) this afternoon and am already absolutely in love with them :oops: However, I've noticed one of my bettas' gills are always flared out. Being new to bettas, I first thought it was because of low oxygen levels or it was part of his display as he was very...
  4. Master-Beta is losing color and has sores on his mouth.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Poor little guy.. he looks so unhappy. He has lost his appetite, and his color has gone from bright red to a dull pinkish maroon. His gills seem swollen and his mouth looks torn up, like he's been making out with a pumas rock. He also has alot of sickly white looking areas around his face. What...