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  1. betta Fish With Wound On The Side?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, so recently my male betta fish has (i think) an opened wound on the side of his body. I was changing his water last week when i noticed it and there was a few drops of blood in the container I had him in prior changing the water. I have been using betafix and changing 1/4 of the water to...
  2. 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...
  3. Dropsy keeps returning

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    About two months ago I noticed my betta developed a terrible case of dropsy. I treated the tank with Tetra Fungus Guard, and it worked within hours. I re-dosed the tank as the instructions stated. Everything seemed fine for about a week, then the dropsy returned. I decided to give him epsom salt...
  4. Wound has gotten worse, dont know how severe

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My baby Pontus got a wound on Friday that I cannot tell the cause of. He also supposedly has parasites as I found from a previous thread of mine (http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=544442). Now the wound is a lot worse and a lot more worrying. I don't know how bad it actually is but I'm...
  5. White/Pink Wound on Head

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Photos Click on the photos if you want to see them full size, they are very big! Housing What size is your tank? 2 Gal hospital - 4.5 Gal home tank (tons of live plants) What temperature is your tank? 26C / 79F Does your tank have a filter? No Does your tank have an air stone or other...
  6. Betta Old Wound or Fungus?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I would like everybody to meet Ace, my double tail betta. I saw this guy in a shelf of an open shop with the largest wound or fungus on his side. I wasn't gonna leave him there so I took him home. My problem now is that I have no idea what it is and I don't have a clue on where to start...
  7. Betta and Ammonia?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I have owned this betta fish ever since March or April and until a couple of days ago it has been acting normally but I noticed that the water has been cloudy and my Betta hasn't been as active.. It usually sits on top of the water surface and doesn't eat his food. I worried so I gave it a...
  8. Scar turned into an open wound?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all. :-) I recently purchased an all white male half moon betta fish from Petsmart in May 2013 and when i bought him I noticed a little raised bump (the same color as his body)...or what looked like a scar on the side of his body. I figured it might have been from earlier trauma or...
  9. Betta with POOP WOUND?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi friends. I'm new here and I'll like to be able to give you all information you need to help me, so let me know if I'm forgetting any details. My delta tail betta Marbles, I've had since before November and has been a happy camper in a 1.5gal tank with a little Whisper filter and a nice little...
  10. I thought My Betta was recovering, now he has bubbles coming out of his gills?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, my betta fish, Toaster, recently had caught Ich and after googling what to do for him I ended up purchasing the generic Jungle brand for treating ich. I cleaned out his tank, washed his plants and rocks with warm water and soap. I put in the usual tablet to make the water safe for him...
  11. Infected wound?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'm in need of some help. My fish has what looks like an abrasion on his side, and since I discovered it, it started looking cottony. I cleaned his tank upon noticing it, but it looks infected regardless. I started treating him with tetracycline, but the wound looks like it has gotten bigger...
  12. Something Ate the Babies from my Pregnant Guppy D:

    Other Fish
    Hi my Guppy has been pregnant for awhile now and I noticed her boxing off so I put her in a mini float breeder box so that she won't eat the babies. 2 days later nothing happened so I put with the others (still boxed off but I noticed her gravies spot becomming lighter and she seemed stressed)...
  13. Bettas keep dying from wounds...

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey my second betta just died from some kind of wound. The first one died when he got stuck in a hole in one of my rocks that was too small--he had a wound on top of him where the rocks scraped him, the second time he swam through I guess he was too big for the hole. (I fixed the hole--I put...
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