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  1. HELP, FAST!! Cant diagnose. My sweet Betta is on thin ice!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Here's the story. I have had my betta, Ajna, in a 10 gallon for around a year, and I've NEVER seen any problems with his health. If he ever lost color or seemed lethargic, I sprinkled ginger in there, and the next day he'd be bubbly and vibrant as ever. I wanted to put him in a community tank...
  2. Do you need a filter to use tetracycline?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Can you use tetracycline on a half gallon fish tank that doesn't have a filter. Or does the water need to be aerated ?
  3. Pop Eye or Injury? Medication help!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta Busey seems to have pop eye. So the other day i went to turn off the lamp we have next to him before bed as i usually do and he must have been asleep because he got very scared and i heard what sounded like crashing and water splashing. Not thinking, i quick shined a light on him to...
  4. Advanced Fin Rot. Please Help Me Save My Fish!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got Foster by way of my little sister's friend a little over a year and a half ago She was bored with him and trying to starve him to death, and no one else would take him. I've never been a fish person- too stressful; but I was under the impression that bettas are super simple, so I took him...
  5. Severe fin rot

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a betta named Monkey, short for Mungkon (the Thai word for Dragon because he came from Thailand even though he's not a Dragon betta), and he has a SEVERE case of fin rot. He's a pet store bought fish, and he had minimal fin rot when I got him even though I didn't know it (I was a newbie...
  6. Betta Appetite

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Thank you for your help and insight. My betta fish has lost his appetite and overall character. I noticed the beginnings of some fin rot on his dorsal fin and began a treatment with T.C. Tetracycline. The fin rot cleared up well and quickly. The treatment regimen involved removing the...
  7. Betta on tetracycline is losing all color

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I got a new betta a few weeks ago and his fins were ovbiously damaged. I thought this was because he was in a cup. So I put him in a one gallon tank and changed the water weekly.. His fins were still getting shorter and shorter and so I moved him into a three gallon. A week or so later...
  8. Betta on tetracycline is now getting pale fast!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I got a new betta a few weeks ago and his fins were ovbiously damaged. I thought this was because he was in a cup. So I put him in a one gallon tank and changed the water weekly.. His fins were still getting shorter and shorter and so I moved him into a three gallon. A week or so later...
  9. Fungus? Help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello my fish has a spot on the side of it that looks like it lost it's scales it's "skin" is exposed..sorry I don't know what this is called. You can see in my profile picture of him on his side. Also he lost quite a bit of the fins on the bottom right after we did a 7 day aquarium salt...
  10. Sick Betta - No Improvement - Suspected Swim Bladder Disorder, Popeye & Gill Disease

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Sick Betta - No Improvement - Suspected Swim Bladder Disorder, Popeye & Gill Disease I have a female betta, Karmady. Last Sunday we noticed she wasn't acting like herself and her appetite had subsided. We immediately did a 100% change of her water. Her tank is 2.5 gallons, Fluval Spec with...
  11. Fin Rot: Tetracycline question

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I am pretty certain that a new fish I brought home has a severe case of fin rot. Fins appear to be glued together and bloody. He swims in bursts and seems to have a hole in his cheek as well, on the left side. (But he is a opaque white betta and many of them I have looked at on aquabid have...
  12. What am I doing wrong?

    Betta Fish Care
    Bo was on the mend from Fin Rot. I had treated with tetracycline and he got worse so I 'detoxed' him with twice-treated water that contained epsom salt and daily water changes. After two weeks of fighting the fin rot, he was fie and frisky. I changed his water less frequently and put a filter...
  13. I've been fighting Fin Rot. It's evolved into something more, please help! (pictures)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    This started when I tried to move Pluto into a new 5 gal. Fluval Chi tank, which I had treated with the same everything that I was treating his one gallon tank with. We had got him a water frog from the pet store that had been in the tank for the night already before I put Pluto in with him...
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