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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had my betta for about a year now. I believe his immune system is pretty weak, if there's any algae at all in his tank he gets cloudy eye so I do weekly or biweekly water changes to try and prevent it. A few days ago I checked the water in his tank and for whatever reason his heater was...
  2. Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum and betta fish ownership. My girlfriend bought a betta and we've sunk about $150 into the tank and supplies. My problem is that the betta won't eat. The setup is about a week old and the pictures are from today right after I cleaned the whole tank and set it back...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had Tiger (my betta fish) for almost 5 months. So far tiger has been doing GREAT! Until a couple days ago, he sits on the countertop next to another aquarium that has my pink african clawed frog in it. I switched the tanks around because the frog likes it darker. Once I had switched the...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    My betta will NOT eat and is losing color. I don't want him to die! I got a male veiltail betta from the pet store about 2 weeks ago, he is in a bowl with some elodea plants. The first few days he was extremely happy, making bubble nests and eating whatever I gave him. I started out feeding him...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just changed out my little buddy Louie's gravel for the first time, and a couple days later some bubbles formed on the surface of his water, and the water itself turned a bit cloudy, so I changed it. When I did, the inside of the bowl was a little grimy, almost like there was a soapy film on...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok, so here is what's going on. I got back from a trip for just a few days (roommate was feeding him) and the living plant in his bowl had a few leaves looking bad and he would grab a pellet and then spit it out. So I tried blood worms and for the first few days he would eat them instead of...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Okay, so Link here (scroll down): Has some fin rot (also possible mild fungi infection on his head, or he ripped some scales off, idk what that looks like) and I read that Melafix can cure this. I also heard that it can kill them too. I started treatment last night and am waiting to clean...
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