betta (female)

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    Why isn’t my baby betta growing?

    I bought a baby female betta about 5 months ago. She’s been very happy, healthy, and active, however she hasn’t grown in size much at all since I got her. Is it something I’m doing wrong or do they just grow really slow?
  2. D

    Betta sorority

    Morning Folks! Over the past few weeks, I’ve been flirting with the idea of turning my fluval flex 15 tank into a betta sorority. Currently I only have one betta smaragdina female in the planted black water tank. Here are my concerns, I’m not entirely sure what stocking rate would be suitable...
  3. RedSarah

    New Betta - help identifying color/pattern?

    Hi all! I went to the LFS planning to pick up some plants and a few more amano shrimp... and I left with a lovely betta named Queenie. I recently lost the fish in my 5.5 gallon, so it has been sad and unoccupied for the first time in almost two years -- needless to say, I'm glad to have...
  4. Dnee1977

    Baby Bettas

    Hi I am still rather new, but raised fish before. I just have a question regarding baby Bettas. I currently have 3 baby/juvenile female Bettas: Luna- white with red fins measures a little less than an inch; I’ve had her for about 3 months Jaws- brownish reddish, measures a little less than an...
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    Sick Betta?

    Hi all, My name is Emily and I have had my bet ta Regina for about 3 months now. She has never really been very crazy, she usually swims around fine and hides a lot near the water filter in her tank. This past week she has been laying on the bottom of her tank, or on top of her princess castle...
  6. Chelipe831

    New Baby Betta for the Aquarium

    How old would you say she is ? Purchased at Petco.
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    Please help! My baby betta looks like she's bleeding on both sides of her head. She is in a heated filtered and cycled 6.5 gal tank with two bronze corydoras.. Her tank is next to my work station at home so I always keep an eye on her and she's never displayed signs of aggression towards the...
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    BETTA TUMOR?! Help please!

    Hi! I’ve had my betta for about 3 months now and she’s just beautiful. However, when I first got her she had a blue scale right behind her gill which I never thought anything of. I’ve noticed it change over time but today I’ve really noticed just how large it’s actually become. It’s now all...
  9. P

    Good product for torn fins?

    Hey there! I have a female koi betta named Poplar, and she is a great personality. She lives with a little female bristlenose pleco in their 10 gallon, and both fish are happy and healthy. The problem however, is that SawWhet (pleco) and Poplar tend to fight over veggies (cucumber, nori...
  10. bristlenoseitplecoman

    Betta laying on bottom and panting

    Tank size: 7.5 Gallons pH: 8.0 (I know it is high, it is just this area's water) ammonia: None nitrite: None nitrate: .5 ppm kH: high (as always) gH: high (as always) tank temp: 77 degrees Fish Symptoms (include full description including lesion, color, location, fish behavior): The betta has...
  11. MistLaFey

    Female Betta with Clamped Fins

    This past June, a friend of mine gave me two female Betta fish in a split half-gallon tank for my birthday. I have since moved them into separate 3 gallon filtered tanks from API. One of the bettas, Scarlet, has clamped fins. She is hiding, and seems to be stressed. I changed about 50% of her...
  12. Gina_TheBetta

    Plenty of Platys

    I have 2 female betta and 5 platys (2 orange 3 red wags, 3 males 3 females). I adore female fish. They're in my 20 gallon. Then I have one female betta, 2 cherry barbs and 3 albino cherries. 3 cherry shrimp 3 ember tetras and 3 snails. I dont know why I got pairs of 3, I just did. I feel I'm...
  13. Gina_TheBetta

    A Quick Study

    Salutations hobbiest. After months of debating whether I should get a lizard or fish I chose (drum roll please) Fish. I now have a 10 gallon for my female standard veiltail betta. After changing and rearranging I found she did well with the 2 cherry barbs and 3 albino cherries, where as she was...
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    Bloated Female Betta, constipated, egg bound, or dreaded dropsy?

    Hello Tropical Fish Forums! I'm a long time reader, first time writer. Can you please help me figure out if my betta is egg bound, constipated, or has dropsy? Video for reference: . Symptoms: Swollen belly for about 2-3 weeks. I first noticed when I got my male betta. They were never housed...