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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta boy Raphael had an accident involving a siphon tube and he's had a few scales knocked off the top of his head. There was no blood and hes swimming as normal but im obviously just worried beacuse ive never had to deal with an injured betta. Any advice or tips are appreciated so he can...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have a betta but not a heater? It is crazy, I know... But how can I keep the water warm? please tell me!! :frown2::crying:
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone! I am cureently on holiday and my partner is home looking after our baby. Since I have left Will, (our fish) has become unresponsive, lethargic and today has stopped eating. He is usually very excitable especially when it comes to food time and quite literally hardly ever stays still...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, this is very trivial to me. I am moving house but it is only 20-30 minutes from my old place. I have 4 betta's and I will move them all at once, in Australia bettas come in bags you cut to let them out and not cups that can be reused. How should I transport all my boys safely and at...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    Can anyone tell me what these are? I heard these are called pin holes. And the curls on his tail? Please help..im worried my betta is getting sick..he is swimming along being a happy camper. There is nothing in his tank that is pointy. I have silk round plants, 2 live plants and 3 little maribo...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: Too Fin Aquascene 180° How many gallons is your tank? 3.5g Does it have a filter? Yes, Tetra Whisper 3i Does it have a heater? Yes, top fin 20w, betta heater What temperature is your tank? Haven't gotten thermometer yet but water feels warm. Does your tank have an air stone or other...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I will fill out the form in the morning. It's late as all get out again. I got Akio about 5 days ago, from PetSmart. I have a few questions and concerns, and was lead to join this site after extensive reading on different forums. Here's what's happening: Symptoms: white fluffy balls on fins...
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just came home to find that a few scales have flaked off my betta. He's not acting like he is in pain, I don't know what to do!!! Housing What size is your tank? 10 Gallons What temperature is your tank? 78 F Does your tank have a filter? Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    Long post warning. Was not 100% sure which forum this fit into so hoping this is the right spot. My new guy Dracomalfoy has a smaller mouth than my others and thus does the chew-spit-repeat method when eating his pellets all my bettas share. I havent yet had to opportunity to get to the store in...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Today i noticed my betta eating these little white worms thinner then hair and looks like small dust. I seen some attach to the glass and wonder what if they attach to my betta fish! Is this a big problem or what? I really am worried about these tiny worms he is eating. And there is this white...
  11. Betta Fish Care
    So I feed my betta NLS pellets, and I used to watch him eat it. But for about a month now, I haven't seen him eat it at all. I crush it as well as drop full ones in. I have 6 otos, and he leaves them alone, the only thing I really see him eat is frozen blood worms. I've gone 2 weeks without...
  12. Betta Chat
    Hey everyone! I am moving to a condo in Chicago! Now while that is good news, and I am very happy and greatfull to be in a place with a roof top pool 8-) I am staying in a hotel with my parents till monday and we move in! However, I did not want Daryl to be stressed out so I gave him to my...
  13. Betta Fish Care
    Posiedon was fine yesterday, and fine last night. He had a bubble nest yesterday that was gone this morning. He's even in the middle of making a new bubble nest. His tail was just healing from Fin Rot from January. And the I wake up to THIS! What is happening? Is he biting his fin? What...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    hello, I apologize I've been trying to read through threads all week but I still need help, it first appeared tues that Loki my betta had Swim Bladder, he ate the snails food Kens vegi sticks and was obviously bloated... His belly isn't inflamed anymore but he's laying on the bottom struggling...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I have had my crowntail male Betta for a few weeks now he has been transferred to a heated and filtered 10 gal and has been acting normal. A few days ago I went to feed him and he took it and just spit it out, he has been doing thing for 2-3 days now. I tried giving him flakes but he doesn't...
  16. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, so me and my roommate divided (so they dont see eachother or get to one another) a five gallon tank to house our two bettas in. we rescued them from walmart on a whim, which they looked to be in bad conditions, no color, really dirty water, finrot. Im really worried about her fish Bluegill...
  17. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, So I had two fish, in a 5 gallon tank with a filter and a heater. One, Plato, was a small crowntail with a tiny stomach and he'd often get bloated if I fed him more than every other day. Zeus is a regular betta whom I've only seen overfed once or twice. Anyway, last week I came home...
  18. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have never had a pet before and recently was gifted a small female Betta. I've only had her for a week and I absolutely love her but I'm worried I"m not doing everything right and I just want to give her what she deserves. Right now she's still in the 1.5 gallon bowl that was gifted to me, I...
  19. Betta Chat
    I brought my white male betta home yesterday along with a blue male betta. I have them in a divided tank. It may just be his personality but my white betta isn't very active. I watch his tank mate swim and move around fairly often where as my little white angel swims very little and tends to...
  20. Betta Fish Care
    I'm worried about Fishie. He's still refusing to eat anything that isn't blood worms, his fins all of a sudden look like their getting smaller, and he doesn't flare up AT ALL anymore. He's still swimming around fine and when blood worms do come around he goes insane for them. But something just...
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