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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I really need some help for my male crowntail, Setsuna. First off, here is the form for disease help: Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 Does it have a filter? Yes, hang back Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? between 78-80 Does your tank have an air stone...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First off please dont take this as being rude but I dont want to sit here and explain the lead up to the issue because i just need answers. One of my bettas has died yesterday from what im sure was nitrate poisoning and it so happened that another of my betta males ended up in that same water...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I’m new to betta fish and my boyfriend and I ended up with his dads fish. over the last week he’s been lethargic pale belly (I noticed some scales were poking out but not now) eyes are bulgy and he’s just hanging out at the bottom of the tank. I have offered food to him but he either eats 1...
  4. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My 2 year old betta has recently been acting very lethargic and appears to be struggling to breathe at times. He was previously quarantined for an entire week and treated with Lifeguard All-in-one for a suspected fungal disease he came down with, and appeared to be in completely better shape ...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    don’t judge - i’m still new to this hobby. i’ve had this betta fish for about 5 months now and honestly kinda surprised his still pushing through. he’s the first one i’ve ever gotten. for the past week or so he’s just been sitting at the top of the tank not really moving or swimming unless...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I noticed that my betta has white cotton stuff around him and found out that it was fungal infection. I don't know what to do and how I could help my lil guy. He's been laying on his side for two days :( I ordered medicine on Amazon but it won't come until tomorrow. What could I do to...
  7. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello all. I have abruptly and unexpectedly come into the ownership of a new betta fish, which will be arriving Monday. I was not really expecting this, so I decided to start a cycle in my 5 gallon tank. The substrate and decor all came from a fairly old yet neglected tank, so I do not know if...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My male betta, Montego, has been perfectly fine in his 5.5 gallon tank until I went to add some water today, (it was pretty low and could use a change), and he was just laying at the bottom of the tank and only moving to take breaths. His belly is swollen and a white/grey color. I have put him...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I need help, my fish, Sam (short for Samantha) is dying I think, because she has rotting tail and icy. What should I do? Which one do a treat first because she is not getting better when I give her ich medication. I don't know what to do!?�� She has a 2.5 gallon tank with a filter...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So yesterday my betta, Hyun Su, was showing signs of columnaris (or that is at least what I think he has). I had been away from home for a week and 3 days so in that time I wasn't able to clean his tank so he was only regularly fed by my grandfather. So yesterday when I was feeding him I noticed...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello. My betta, Shrimp, is two years old. Recently, he is fallen ill and I'm not sure what to do to treat him or help him. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3 gallons Does it have a filter? No Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 75 Does your tank have an air stone...
  12. Betta Fish Care
    This is my first time owning a betta fish and it's been a few weeks since I have had my betta, Elaine. Some concerning things have been popping up lately: 1. Her belly is white 2. Red stripes are appearing, even though her body is a purple/blue color. 3. She isn't as active, often hangs out...
  13. Betta Fish Care
    I was setting up Rosie's tank and I put Stress-Coat in. Then I put in water conditioner. I just found out that Stress-Coat is a water conditioner. Is this true? Did I put too much water conditioner in her tank? What do I do?
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    so my sister has a female betta named squishy and she found today that she has a huge bulge at the bottom by her face and says that there's white stuff coming out of it. Shes Really worried, hopefully someone can help.
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've noticed my betta's fins have been have been tearing and just looking poor lately, and I took out the plastic plants for a while and nothing seemed to change. His dorsal fin has been kind of weird looking for a while too. It looks sort of twisted/collapsed. I thought maybe it got hurt when I...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi my two year old nephew was banging on my Bettas tank and he comes out of his cave but he darts back in whenever I come near him. I know people will say to give it time but his filter needs replaced and his water is extremely dirty and I need to change it. I don't wanna remove his cave...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? -He's been staying in a 2.5 gallons, but yesterday i moved him to a hospital tank, which is floating in a 25 gallon aquarium. What temperature is your tank? -Both of them are a steady 78 degrees Does your tank have a filter? -The first one did not, this larger...
  18. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Please help!! My silver betta acts odd every single time I change his water. He gulps at the air at the top of his tank and doesn't move. This time I changed his water, it was a whole new bowl, new gravel, and new 100% guaranteed fish safe decor, like plastic-looking plants. But it was half his...
  19. Betta Fish Care
    I go to college two hours away from home and Sebastian lives here in my dorm with me. Next week (11/22 through 11/29) will be my first long break to go home, and I'm not sure what to do with my betta. Whenever I've gone home on weekends, I've just had my roommate feed him for 2-3 days. This...
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