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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a 6 month old male halfmoon betta that I received for my birthday. I have had to go through a huge learning curve in how to take care of a betta properly so I am not familiar with any diseases. He is currently in a cycling (did not know about nitrogen cycle until recently), 5 gallon...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta fish has been sick for about a week and a half now. He seems very bottom-heavy and lays on his side a lot. His gills are also VERY red and inflamed but it can't be ammonia or nitrate poisoning because I took a sample of his water into the pet store and they tested it for me and it came...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    A few months ago, I woke up and came downstairs to find my little betta gasping for breath in his tank. Concerned, I watched him for a bit because his behavior was very strange: He would dart around the tank, bumping into the sides of the tank, while also gasping for breath at the top. He had...
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