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  1. Heater help!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I made the 2 hour journey to the nearest pet store to get everything to set up my 10 gallon tank. And I did get everything except suction cups for my heater.... Is there any alternative?? Tape? I have no idea but I have a betta in a fishbowl waiting for me to get my tank set up and I just...
  2. Help! Bettas tail is melting??????

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all, Ive had a red Betta for 2 weeks from bad conditions in the pet store. He is in a fully cycled 2.5gal tank. Sometimes he likes to put his fins in the filter grills but im not sure that is the main cause. Please HELP, Images attached.:frown2::frown2::frown2: The state of his tail has been...
  3. Betta very inactive and discoloured :(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 18-20 L Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? was 27 degrees C Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no Food: What food brand do you use...
  4. Bloated Betta!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 2.5 g Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your tank? 79 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No Food: What food brand do you use? A mix of Omega...
  5. Severe Fin Rot Help!!!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help my betta Aspen has been going through an episode lately. He has a large gash in the bottom side of his belly and is discoloured and turning brown. I have taken him out of his ten-gallon community tank and placed him in A 5-gallon qt. I did not notice the fin rot because it could not clearly...
  6. Cannot Figure Out How to Help My Betta, Onyx

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 10 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes, Top Fin Power 10 Filter (I made a filter baffle to divert the water current so it doesn't push Onyx all over the place, and yes the glue side is NOT in the water- it's taped to the top part of the filter cover) Does...
  7. Betta: Callamanus Worm Treatment?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi! I recently discovered (1-2 days ago) that my betta has callamanus worms. There are 4-5 worms protruding from his anus. He is not eating and his only tankmate is an apple snail whom has been in there a good few months. Anyone know how to treat them? I am very worried.
  8. Urgent!!!

    Betta Chat
    I found a left over 10g tank in my basement that I set up and let it filter without fish for a week. I wanted to turn it into a small community tank. I purchased a blue apple snail and 2 corys. I provided a hideout and I have silk plants. I removed my betta and put the new additions in first...
  9. URGENT PLEASE HELP!!!!! Possible graphite disease?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone, I had just brought my betta back home and did an 100% water change, and I didn't add water conditioner right away because I couldn't find it. I thought that my city water was pretty clean... I've done 100% water changes before and sometimes didn't add conditioner right away, but...
  10. HELP! What is wrong with my Betta! WHITE PATCHES

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just bought a dragon scale betta from petco today and his head is covered in white spots and there is a patch by his belly. I haven't removed him from his little cup yet. What is wrong with him and what can I do to treat it, please help! :crying:His gills are moving strangely and it looks like...
  11. My First Betta... I seem to be having a problem, please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5.5 gallon Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No, I live in Arizona, and it can get very warm here... I inquired about a heater before I got the betta but was told I didn't need one due to how hot it can get here What temperature is your...
  12. 6 year old fish, very ill- urgent

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi Guys, I joined this forum because I'm so torn up about what to do. I have a nearly 6 year old male betta that I rescued from ****ty conditions. He's has a happy 5 years in a 1.5 gallon tank, that I cleaned fully every 3-4 weeks, with 50% water change in between. Always used aquarium salt and...
  13. Please help!

    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...
  14. Please help, my betta keeps flaring :'(

    Betta Fish Care
    I have had my male betta fish (his name is Socks and I love him very much) for over 2 months now, but just 2 days ago, he has started getting aggressive. He has been continuously flaring his gills at all sides of the tank. I have not changed any aspect of his surroundings, the lighting and...
  15. Urgent!!!!!!!! Need help!

    Other Fish
    hey guys! Okay so I haven't had a betta in a few months (Ish died tragically when a long hair of my mother's fell into the tank and wrapped around his fins and body, suffocating him) but I do have two large goldfish, each 2" long, and a tetra 1" long, and two cleaner snails. The fish have been...
  16. Fish badly injured, need help fast

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm a college student and I went home for Thanksgiving, and was forced to leave my female betta fish for five days nights. I just got back and found my betta wedged in the ventilation holes in her cave. She should not have been able to get to the holes, they were covered by fake grass expressly...
  17. BettaFish Urgent

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My Betta fish, Pearl, is 9 months old from the time I purchased her as a baby betta. I've been looking at her recently and she's developed a dark red color on her gills and her eyes are a little bit more red, and she has a small white bump under her body between her bottom two fins. I recently...
  18. Urgent!!

    Betta Chat
    Hi guys i have had my betta fish for almost a year now, i also have live plants in my tank. Yesterday night i forgot to switch my CO2(for my plants) off.. And i told my brother about it and he said my betta will die.. I tried to feed him half an pea put he wouldnt even look at him. He ate...
  19. PLEASE HELP, LIFE OR DEATH: Betta lying at bottom of tank, curved spine!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    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? 79 F Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None Food: What food brand do you use? Aqueon...
  20. Advice needed asap stepped on fish

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Okay so I was doing a water change and replanting Maguro's tank, he was trying to attack my fingers and get unter the plants though so I cupped and set him to the side. I walked out of the room for a minute, walked back in and I stepped on him!!!! I put him into the tank but he doesn't seem...
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