fin rot

  1. S

    New guppies some with fish rot - separate?

    Hi all, I’m new to here and new to fish 🐠 We have just bought 6 new guppies (2 days ago), one has already died from fish rot (the yellow)- he had it when we brought them home but being new didn’t notice until yesterday due to is slow behaviour and a thought that it’s fin was very short...
  2. F

    Fin rot, lethargyc behaviour, fish stays at the top of the tank. I need help.

    Hello everyone, hope you're all having a great day. I'll start by writing about my tank setup: Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5gal Does it have a filter? yes, sponge. Does it have a heater? no What temperature is your tank? 80F stable (live in tropics) Does your tank have an air stone...
  3. L

    Betta fish is sick

    Hi everyone, I’m new to owning a betta and he isn’t doing too well. We’ve had him over a month but the last week he’s getting worse and worse. I’ve checked the levels in his water and they’re fine but I’ve also made sure to do regular water changes incase. He has been spending more time at the...
  4. ellamay

    Setting up a hospital tank for fin rot

    I think my betta may have fin rot as his fins are looking pretty ripped around the edges. Im doing regular water changes and using aquarium salt first. I know I can get medication if this doesn’t work, I was thinking of moving him to a smaller hospital tank if he doesn’t improve. Do I need to...
  5. connorlindeman

    Should I be worried about this?

    should I do anything about the fins on my guppie or will they correct themselves?
  6. bettafishlover86

    Is this fin rot?

    Attached is a picture of my betta fish. I am worried that he has fin rot. Can anyone tell if it’s normal or bad?
  7. A

    Worried about my Betta

    Hello everyone. Recently I got a new Betta from my local pet store. I'm new to keeping Bettas but after doing research for around the past year I finally decided to get one myself. He's just a common Betta but after a few days I realized the reason his fins didn't look the best was he had been...
  8. jessicarf00

    help- betta fin rot?

    just this week i noticed my betta, harry’s, fins looking jagged/ a little shredded? nothing else seems very different about him, so i don’t know if something is wrong with him he’s my first and only fish, by himself in a cycled and heated/filtered 10g tank. he has live plants (swords, floating...
  9. M

    Clamped fins & tail, swim bladder or bouyancy issues

    1. Water parameters. (ammonia, nitrate, nitrite, PH, temp', Hardness etc) currently doing 100% water changes daily for small holding container floating in a tank for heating purpose. Fresh water with fresh indian almond leaf piece, a small live plant, Prime treated, temperature matched. 2. A...
  10. R

    Betta with fin rot and signs of dropsy?

    Hi everyone, I have had a betta fish since February with no problems, he lives with 3 African Dwarf Frogs and there are no issues with his tank mates. I went away back to university for 10 days and (did my usual 25-50% water change before I left) when I came back he was hiding in one corner of...
  11. M

    Fin rot

    Hello I need some help with fin rot on 2 of my fish. 1 silver tip and 1 guppy so far. The silver tip lost it's tail and the guppy part of tail and top fin. I just used eSHa treayment for the first time tonight 20 drops as I have aprox 80l of water in the tank. I have a comunity tank with various...
  12. A

    Gourami Fin Rot or Fin Nipping?

    So... This has been a really horrible year with my fish tank stocking. My 30 gallon tank has 6 tiger barbs, 1 Dalmatian molly, 4 albino corydora catfish, and a dwarf gourami. There's a little background to how I ended up with this mix of fish. At first, I wanted a species-only tank with tiger...
  13. J

    Could he have fin rot?

    Hi, I got my betta two days ago and had him put into a tank which had been conditioned and running (filter & heater) for 3 days. The water temperature has been between 25-27 degrees celcius with the water filter running non-stop. I took a look at his tail today and saw that it had been frayed...
  14. K

    Tiger Barb fin question - fin rot??

    I have a 36 gal with 8 tiger barbs, 2 tetras & 2 swordtails. Everyone has been very peaceful & no issues. They have all lived together for about 6 months. There is 1 that appears to have shimmies but after looking further I have noticed it is missing most of his fins. Not sure if he is getting...
  15. P

    Help with Fin Rot

    Hello everyone, I have my betta in a 5 gallon tank and I've had him a while but now he has fin rot. I was having trouble with the filter in his old tank and unfortunately he got fin rot due to that, but now he's in a new tank with a much better filter. I've dealt with fin rot before and was able...
  16. A

    BETTA FIN ROT? WHAT AM I DOING WRONG?

    Hey everyone, I have had my beta Neptune for about 6 months now. He is in a 2.5 gallon tank with a small filter, water heater, and a couple sprouted pothos cuttings. The temp is consistently around 80 degrees. I change the water 50% twice a week and clean the tank every 2-3 weeks. I test the...
  17. B

    Betta clamped fins - don't know what else to do

    I'm not a new fishkeeper, but by no means an expert either. My betta, had her for 6 months, probably a year old, has had a mild fin rot for 2 months that I haven't been able to fully heal. Tried upping water changes, salt, antiobiotics, never fully healed. Now she has clamped fins (see pic). The...
  18. K

    Fin Rot or Fin Nipping?

    My betta used to have such a beautiful billowing tail, but now it’s short with big chunks missing. A few weeks ago, he was not doing so well and so I put some catappa bark in his tank, and he has been doing so well since then! The water is very brown which you can see in the pictures, and the...
  19. A

    Tiger Barb fins nearly gone?!

    Hi there! I went away on vacation for 2 days, my fish were fed by a trust worthy family friend. I come back to one of my tiger barbs fins nearly gone, the poor thing is swimming funny and struggling, but still swimming and trying to eat as well. I have 7 tiger barbs in total, some tetra too...
  20. K

    Sick Neon Tetra! I’m a beginner and I need advice

    I had 7 neon Tetras for about a month. About a week ago one passed very suddenly. He was fine till an hour before and his only issue was swimming weird. Now another is sick and I can’t figure out what it is. It’s only swimming strange and it’s eyes seem bigger then the others, so maybe popeye...
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