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Frequently Asked Questions on the topic :Health
  1. What about water quality? (7 ans, 7250 views)
  2. If your Betta has color loss or if frightened... (3 ans, 6916 views)
  3. If your Betta has color loss or if frightened... (3 ans, 5974 views)
  4. Swim bladder problem (20 ans, 5558 views)
  5. What about water quality? (7 ans, 5094 views)
  6. Combat ich/ick (white spots) or velvet disease (4 ans, 4738 views)
  7. Clamped Fins (9 ans, 4732 views)
  8. Cure full blown dropsy! (7 ans, 4664 views)
  9. Internal Parasites (5 ans, 4476 views)
  10. What about water quality? (7 ans, 4400 views)
  11. Salt Bath Treatment (5 ans, 4271 views)
  12. How do you tell a betta's age?????? (2 ans, 4152 views)
  13. How to cure fin rot disease? hole in fin? (7 ans, 4128 views)
  14. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 3957 views)
  15. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3928 views)
  16. If your Betta has a chance of dying... (3 ans, 3907 views)
  17. Swim bladder problem (20 ans, 3876 views)
  18. My fish has a bit of white around his eye and then some grey/whitish discoloration on his head and a bit on his body. Originally I thought it was fungus, but now I think it may be ick. Which illness does this sound like? I want to medicate as soon as possible. (2 ans, 3868 views)
  19. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3842 views)
  20. Symptoms: listless, not eating, not flaring, has a long filament hanging from his underside near the front lower fins. Is this a parasite or worm? (3 ans, 3643 views)
  21. How to repair broken fins? (4 ans, 3586 views)
  22. Internal Parasites (5 ans, 3576 views)
  23. I have bought several bettas in the last year or so. All have met the same fate. After less than a week of having them..I find them dead..pale and covered in a nasty film all over their body. I keep them in small round fish bowls..no filter. I treat the water with a few drops of NovAqua consitioner and skin coating. The first two fish did not have the water treated with anything...the last two did. But all four died in the same way! What am I don't wrong? It seems a really painful way to die..they start off so bright and beautiful only to grow sluggish and pale:( Please help! (3 ans, 3478 views)
  24. How do you treat Hole-in-the-Head in bettas, and what does it look like exactly? (2 ans, 3437 views)
  25. My betta has dropsy. By giving it salt bath treatment only, will it be cured? (2 ans, 3396 views)
  26. Tiny white worms growing in the tank (7 ans, 3197 views)
  27. Tips on Betta health (2 ans, 3167 views)
  28. How to keep the rays of crown-tails healthy? (5 ans, 3153 views)
  29. How to treat popeye (3 ans, 3141 views)
  30. My red male betta is kind of sick nowadays, it will not eat the worms that i give it ....it always stays at a corner of the tank and only coming up to the surface for air ... WHAT'S WRONG WITH IT ??? HOW DO I TREAT IT ????? (3 ans, 3080 views)
  31. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3076 views)
  32. I have had my betta for eight months now, and he has been fine up untill last week. I noticed that he has been sinking to the bottom of his bowl (that he shares with two neons) and he won't even come up to eat. I noticed that he has white spots under his mouth, and a little ways down his belly. I have no idea what's wrong with him, and I hope somehow, I can cure him. Yesterday, I took him out if the big bowl, and put him back in the little bowl that I got him in, hoping that he would come up toeat, because there is much less water in there, but no such luck. He just lies there. (3 ans, 3070 views)
  33. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 3055 views)
  34. My betta has a bloated stomach but swims normally and eat well. Is there anything wrong with him? (2 ans, 2906 views)
  35. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 2906 views)
  36. My beta's tail fins are curling severely and the areas that are curling are red. This red has also spread a bit to his lower stomach area. The crown, comb/dorsal, and tail fins are all curling. The tail and crown fins most severely. He was like this when we got him ( we don't know much about betas) What can we do??? (No answer yet!, 2897 views)
  37. What about water quality? (7 ans, 2887 views)
  38. Salt Bath Treatment (5 ans, 2874 views)
  39. Cure full blown dropsy! (7 ans, 2816 views)
  40. my baby betta kept on floating sideways than after awhile, swim up and down again...is he sick??? (2 ans, 2807 views)
  41. How to disinfect a tank to rid disease? (3 ans, 2803 views)
  42. I have bought several bettas in the last year or so. All have met the same fate. After less than a week of having them..I find them dead..pale and covered in a nasty film all over their body. I keep them in small round fish bowls..no filter. I treat the water with a few drops of NovAqua consitioner and skin coating. The first two fish did not have the water treated with anything...the last two did. But all four died in the same way! What am I don't wrong? It seems a really painful way to die..they start off so bright and beautiful only to grow sluggish and pale:( Please help! (3 ans, 2801 views)
  43. How long do betta's live? (No answer yet!, 2745 views)
  44. What causes our Bettas to lose and regain their color in as short a time as fifteen minutes? (2 ans, 2722 views)
  45. My betta is scared of everything, his own reflection and other weak fish. What should I do to make him braver? (2 ans, 2696 views)
  46. Symptoms: listless, not eating, not flaring, has a long filament hanging from his underside near the front lower fins. Is this a parasite or worm? (3 ans, 2685 views)
  47. How to cure fin rot disease? hole in fin? (7 ans, 2685 views)
  48. How to tell if a young betta is healthy? (2 ans, 2663 views)
  49. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 2648 views)
  50. I have Betta-Bio-Gold food , it's little tiny balls of food how much should i feed my betta? The lady at the pet store said that feed it 3 little balls every morning when i do my betta goes up and eats the food like he's been very hungry should i feed him more? Please answer.....I NEED TO KNOW!!!... (No answer yet!, 2627 views)
  51. My betta has dropsy. By giving it salt bath treatment only, will it be cured? (2 ans, 2626 views)
  52. HELP! My batta ate its own tail and spitted out the food I fed! (3 ans, 2612 views)
  53. My Betta isn't as lively as he used to be and he's starting to become grayish in color. I heard changing the water would be helpful, but I'm afraid the temperature and water condition change may harm him. Is there a way to do this without giving him a "shock to the system?" (2 ans, 2606 views)
  54. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 2594 views)
  55. My CT appears listless with clamp fins. it doesn't flare with another betta. Will still eat, but lesser than before. Help very much appreciated. Tks. (2 ans, 2586 views)
  56. Mouth fungus (5 ans, 2555 views)
  57. Japanese Yellow Powder (3 ans, 2522 views)
  58. What is the correct water temperature (Min. and Max)? (3 ans, 2516 views)
  59. My Betta has blood around left gill and a bulging left eye. It's very listless and doesn't eat. Any advice from anyone? (5 ans, 2502 views)
  60. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 2446 views)
  61. My betta wont eat its food it keeps spitting its food out what's wrong with it? (5 ans, 2437 views)
  62. Fungus Eliminator (2 ans, 2378 views)
  63. Someone at my office poured soap into my betta's fish bowl. He survived and I took him home but now he seems frightened of me, which was not the case before. I would like him to get over his fear. Is there anything I can do to help him? (3 ans, 2347 views)
  64. How to treat stomach infection? (2 ans, 2345 views)
  65. I have had my betta for eight months now, and he has been fine up untill last week. I noticed that he has been sinking to the bottom of his bowl (that he shares with two neons) and he won't even come up to eat. I noticed that he has white spots under his mouth, and a little ways down his belly. I have no idea what's wrong with him, and I hope somehow, I can cure him. Yesterday, I took him out if the big bowl, and put him back in the little bowl that I got him in, hoping that he would come up toeat, because there is much less water in there, but no such luck. He just lies there. (3 ans, 2337 views)
  66. My betta won't eat the betta bio gold i feed him. He ate it before. What's wrong?????? (3 ans, 2286 views)
  67. why does my betta saimese fighting fish create bubbles that float on top of the water? (3 ans, 2273 views)
  68. how do i tell the difference between ich and velvet in my bettas ??? (No answer yet!, 2242 views)
  69. How do you treat Hole-in-the-Head in bettas, and what does it look like exactly? (2 ans, 2219 views)
  70. My betta has a bloated stomach but swims normally and eat well. Is there anything wrong with him? (2 ans, 2184 views)
  71. How to 'perk' up a listless Betta? (4 ans, 2173 views)
  72. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 2170 views)
  73. My Betta has tiny red spots near her gills. It seems as if they are small wounds. Is this a sign of open tuberculocis and how do I treat it. (2 ans, 2134 views)
  74. How to treat stomach infection on bettas? (2 ans, 2122 views)
  75. How to keep the rays of crown-tails healthy? (5 ans, 2121 views)
  76. My beta's tail fins are curling severely and the areas that are curling are red. This red has also spread a bit to his lower stomach area. The crown, comb/dorsal, and tail fins are all curling. The tail and crown fins most severely. He was like this when we got him ( we don't know much about betas) What can we do??? (No answer yet!, 2108 views)
  77. My betta is very inactive. He floats at the top of the tank, doesn't eat and only moves when something scares him. What is wrong with him? (No answer yet!, 2101 views)
  78. There's a lump at the eye-mouth area of my betta...help (No answer yet!, 2073 views)
  79. my baby betta kept on floating sideways than after awhile, swim up and down again...is he sick??? (2 ans, 2034 views)
  80. I only feed my betta 2 pellets 2 times a day is that ok is he getting enough or to much food? (2 ans, 2021 views)
  81. How do you know when they're ready to breed? (2 ans, 2014 views)
  82. My betta doesn't eat much, tried changing it's diet but doesn't seem to work. Plus, it jes sulks on the bottom of the tank most of the time... (3 ans, 1983 views)
  83. What about water quality? (7 ans, 1983 views)
  84. Ever since I had my betta,his tail would be white then it would change light blue and then back again.Is there something wrong with him?? (No answer yet!, 1972 views)
  85. Does Fungus Eliminator get rid of Dropsy and how long does it take to cure. My betta is very active and eats eerything otherwise. Some time ago his water kept on getting cloudy and once it cleared, he was covered in this white stuff that stayed on him for an hor or two and then came off him after an hour or two. His stomach is really bloated otherwise. I tried feeding him peas and not feeding him for one day but nothing seems to have worked, his stomach grows larger and larger day by day. (No answer yet!, 1967 views)
  86. anything different with wild looking ones (2 ans, 1959 views)
  87. My betta fries has stunt growth, why is this so? I've been feeding them well. (2 ans, 1946 views)
  88. how to differentiate the bettas from a male and female? (2 ans, 1938 views)
  89. My Betta isn't as lively as he used to be and he's starting to become grayish in color. I heard changing the water would be helpful, but I'm afraid the temperature and water condition change may harm him. Is there a way to do this without giving him a "shock to the system?" (2 ans, 1926 views)
  90. How to reduce dead fry in the first ten days after hatching ? (2 ans, 1915 views)
  91. Tail fins gradually falling out, I'm sure it's not fin rot. Suggestions? (No answer yet!, 1911 views)
  92. By betta is loosing his colour on his belly!!!! (No answer yet!, 1911 views)
  93. My betta's fins got nip badly by other fishes, How do I make them grow back again? (2 ans, 1898 views)
  94. How to disinfect a tank to rid disease? (3 ans, 1895 views)
  95. Bought 2 bettas @ pet store w good rep. these 2 i got 4 days ago, still will no eat a thing, otherwise very healthy flaring at other fish, swimming actively, is it normal for them to ignore food for so long? they are not sick in any way (2 ans, 1882 views)
  96. How long do betta's live? (No answer yet!, 1870 views)
  97. age (No answer yet!, 1868 views)
  98. BULGING LEFT EYE. WHAT IS IT? HELP. HAD FISH FOR OVER A YEAR & HAS BEEN A DIEHARD BEAUTY. (No answer yet!, 1847 views)
  99. Please answer me question above!!!! (No answer yet!, 1846 views)
  100. my betta has a big buldge on the top part of his lower back what is this? (No answer yet!, 1836 views)
  101. What causes our Bettas to lose and regain their color in as short a time as fifteen minutes? (2 ans, 1835 views)
  102. My betta keeps laying on the ground, it is breathing fine, but he is scaring me!!! (2 ans, 1826 views)
  103. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 1821 views)
  104. What is the correct water temperature (Min. and Max)? (3 ans, 1771 views)
  105. my betta has the same thing as #70 its buldge is right before you get to his fin help me please!! (No answer yet!, 1726 views)
  106. Mouth fungus (5 ans, 1717 views)
  107. Someone at my office poured soap into my betta's fish bowl. He survived and I took him home but now he seems frightened of me, which was not the case before. I would like him to get over his fear. Is there anything I can do to help him? (3 ans, 1711 views)
  108. My betta is very inactive. He floats at the top of the tank, doesn't eat and only moves when something scares him. What is wrong with him? (2 ans, 1656 views)
  109. Fungus Eliminator (2 ans, 1642 views)
  110. I have a wonderful betta that is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 years old. About 3 weeks ago he started getting very lathargic. He is laying at the bottom of the tank and not eating at all. Most of the time he stays underneath a shell in his tank. I treated him with Betta Max and he got a little better for a few days, but now he is acting up again. Am I doing something wrong? Is he just getting old? What else should I do? Help!! (2 ans, 1616 views)
  111. My Betta has blood around left gill and a bulging left eye. It's very listless and doesn't eat. Any advice from anyone? (5 ans, 1551 views)
  112. My betta won't eat the betta bio gold i feed him. He ate it before. What's wrong?????? (3 ans, 1535 views)
  113. How to treat stomach infection? (2 ans, 1512 views)
  114. Fish emergency... (4 ans, 1490 views)
  115. How to treat stomach infection on bettas? (2 ans, 1418 views)
  116. My betta is very inactive. He floats at the top of the tank, doesn't eat and only moves when something scares him. What is wrong with him? (No answer yet!, 1391 views)
  117. My CT appears listless with clamp fins. it doesn't flare with another betta. Will still eat, but lesser than before. Help very much appreciated. Tks. (2 ans, 1347 views)
  118. By betta is loosing his colour on his belly!!!! (No answer yet!, 1328 views)
  119. I only feed my betta 2 pellets 2 times a day is that ok is he getting enough or to much food? (2 ans, 1318 views)
  120. how to differentiate the bettas from a male and female? (2 ans, 1309 views)
  121. There's a lump at the eye-mouth area of my betta...help (No answer yet!, 1303 views)
  122. My betta fries has stunt growth, why is this so? I've been feeding them well. (2 ans, 1291 views)
  123. How to reduce dead fry in the first ten days after hatching ? (2 ans, 1290 views)
  124. How do you know when they're ready to breed? (2 ans, 1279 views)
  125. My betta's fins got nip badly by other fishes, How do I make them grow back again? (2 ans, 1265 views)
  126. Tail fins gradually falling out, I'm sure it's not fin rot. Suggestions? (No answer yet!, 1239 views)
  127. Please answer me question above!!!! (No answer yet!, 1148 views)
  128. What about water quality? (7 ans, 1136 views)
  129. my betta has the same thing as #70 its buldge is right before you get to his fin help me please!! (No answer yet!, 1126 views)
  130. age (No answer yet!, 1114 views)
  131. How to 'perk' up a listless Betta? (4 ans, 1094 views)
  132. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 1043 views)
  133. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 994 views)
  134. Tips on Betta health (2 ans, 910 views)
  135. If your Betta has color loss or if frightened... (3 ans, 895 views)
  136. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 883 views)
  137. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 879 views)
  138. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 812 views)
  139. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 781 views)
  140. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 747 views)
  141. Tips on Betta health (2 ans, 599 views)
  142. Japanese Yellow Powder (3 ans, 575 views)
  143. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 566 views)
  144. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 383 views)
  145. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 328 views)
  146. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 315 views)
  147. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 308 views)
  148. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 273 views)
  149. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 261 views)
  150. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 239 views)
  151. What about water quality? (7 ans, 223 views)

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