betta sickness

  1. T

    My Betta is sick, help!

    I had my female betta, Sunshine, in a 10 gallon with 4 Rosies (that pink feeder fish) and a small algae eater(unsure of breed).my tank is heated and filtered. I came to find 2 dead Rosies and a dead algae eater the other day. I removed the filter and exchanged 1/4 of the water. I have a well...
  2. S

    HELP! Betta is sick!

    My king betta, oneday, is about 2.5-3 inches long. About a week ago (i know i procrastinated this) I noticed he was floating to the top. buoyancy was a slight problem. i fasted him and it seemed to get slightly better. Now? It seems like he’s not getting better. He may be getting worse. I...
  3. mll6966

    Betta help tropical fish emergency

    my betta had a small tiny bump on his dorsal back in march it slowly got bigger so I did a round of kanaplex. Didn't see a change. It got to the point where it looks like it fell off but just went up to under dorsal and took over... I just did my second round of kanaplex. The first pic is the...
  4. Moist_Ham

    Sick Betta Fish

    This is my double tail halfmoon betta Bubbles I bought him from a thailand breeder about 6 months ago he currently lives in a 10 gallon tank, with 4 snails He has always been a nervous fish but about a month ago he got really really sick and his nervousness got worse I noticed a dark spot on his...
  5. H

    Betta fish resting more than normal?

    Hello. My betta fish has been with me since the summer, in a 10 gallon planted tank that I've worked hard at keeping in good condition. While originally with me at home, I took the whole setup and my fish with me to college once the school year started (don't worry it's all social distanced, we...
  6. R

    White Spot on Betta

    Hello all, I am a bit worried about a white spot I spotted on one of our little guy’s scales. Any idea what it could be? I’m worried it could be the start of ick but worry about starting treatment without knowing the cause. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
  7. F

    Help! BETTA FISH

    My beloved fish has been sick for about a month now. Ive tried desperately to figure out what is wrong with him and despite all my research I cant figure out whats wrong. He is visable fine scale and fin wise. He isnt constipated. However, he is extremely lethargic. When he does eat, he throws...
  8. K

    Help, lethargic heavily breathing betta

    Hello all, Need some help with my Betta. I’ve had him for a year and a half, not sure how old he was when I got him. For the past week he has been lying on the bottom of the tank breathing heavy through his gills. His color looks good, no evidence of ick or fun rot. He comes up for food 1-3...
  9. B

    Is my Betta dying or sick?

    Hi I’m new to the forum and I need some help! My Betta Rocky is not doing well. I have had him over a year now and has been acting very strange the last few days. I recently moved him from a community tank to a single species tank of 2.5 gallons with a filter and heater. For some reason now he...
  10. T

    My Betta is sick and I don't know what to do

    Hi! I got a Betta about two weeks ago and put him in a 10gal aquarium with a filter and a heater. The tank was uncycled, which I now know is a big 'no', but I have a liquid test kit and have been testing it daily for nitrites and ammonia. My ph is a 7.5 and the temp is at 85. I tested the water...
  11. S

    EMERGENCY! New betta fin rot??

    i got this male betta a little over a week ago and had him in a 1.5 gal bowl and two days ago i moved him to a 3.5 gallon tank with a filter and heater, my thermometer says the temp is at 81 degrees, but i've noticed a black outline on his tail and it kinda looks like the ends of his fins are a...
  12. M

    Sick Betta - Help Required

    I rescued 2 male Betta 3 weeks ago that were in a small glass bowl and with a glass sheet seperating them & nothing else in there. I bought a duo 20lt tank with filter, heater. Boys settled and fine. I changed the water Sunday (with conditioner and temp to 26 degrees) and boys went back fine...
  13. maninahat

    Severe Betta Illness - Medication Not Helping

    Hello there folks. I've been having problems with a bacterial infection with my betta fish. I've been treating for what looks to be severe fin rot, but medication has yet to have any positive effect. Over the week, the condition has worsened, and the bacteria is continuing to spread. Further...