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Frequently Asked Questions on the topic :Health
  1. What about water quality? (7 ans, 6889 views)
  2. If your Betta has color loss or if frightened... (3 ans, 6625 views)
  3. If your Betta has color loss or if frightened... (3 ans, 5974 views)
  4. What about water quality? (7 ans, 5094 views)
  5. Swim bladder problem (20 ans, 5073 views)
  6. Combat ich/ick (white spots) or velvet disease (4 ans, 4479 views)
  7. What about water quality? (7 ans, 4400 views)
  8. Clamped Fins (9 ans, 4248 views)
  9. Cure full blown dropsy! (7 ans, 4248 views)
  10. Internal Parasites (5 ans, 4199 views)
  11. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3928 views)
  12. How do you tell a betta's age?????? (2 ans, 3906 views)
  13. Salt Bath Treatment (5 ans, 3900 views)
  14. Swim bladder problem (20 ans, 3876 views)
  15. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3842 views)
  16. How to cure fin rot disease? hole in fin? (7 ans, 3810 views)
  17. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 3580 views)
  18. Internal Parasites (5 ans, 3576 views)
  19. If your Betta has a chance of dying... (3 ans, 3548 views)
  20. 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, 3434 views)
  21. 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, 3284 views)
  22. 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, 3237 views)
  23. How to repair broken fins? (4 ans, 3224 views)
  24. My betta has dropsy. By giving it salt bath treatment only, will it be cured? (2 ans, 3148 views)
  25. What about water quality? (7 ans, 3076 views)
  26. How do you treat Hole-in-the-Head in bettas, and what does it look like exactly? (2 ans, 2989 views)
  27. Tiny white worms growing in the tank (7 ans, 2963 views)
  28. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 2906 views)
  29. What about water quality? (7 ans, 2887 views)
  30. Salt Bath Treatment (5 ans, 2874 views)
  31. How to treat popeye (3 ans, 2856 views)
  32. 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, 2853 views)
  33. Tips on Betta health (2 ans, 2836 views)
  34. 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, 2827 views)
  35. Cure full blown dropsy! (7 ans, 2816 views)
  36. How to keep the rays of crown-tails healthy? (5 ans, 2803 views)
  37. 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)
  38. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 2714 views)
  39. 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)
  40. How to cure fin rot disease? hole in fin? (7 ans, 2685 views)
  41. My betta has a bloated stomach but swims normally and eat well. Is there anything wrong with him? (2 ans, 2673 views)
  42. Splitting Tail Fins? (5 ans, 2648 views)
  43. My betta has dropsy. By giving it salt bath treatment only, will it be cured? (2 ans, 2626 views)
  44. 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!, 2604 views)
  45. my baby betta kept on floating sideways than after awhile, swim up and down again...is he sick??? (2 ans, 2571 views)
  46. How to disinfect a tank to rid disease? (3 ans, 2494 views)
  47. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 2446 views)
  48. My betta is scared of everything, his own reflection and other weak fish. What should I do to make him braver? (2 ans, 2428 views)
  49. How long do betta's live? (No answer yet!, 2419 views)
  50. What causes our Bettas to lose and regain their color in as short a time as fifteen minutes? (2 ans, 2403 views)
  51. HELP! My batta ate its own tail and spitted out the food I fed! (3 ans, 2386 views)
  52. 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, 2382 views)
  53. How to tell if a young betta is healthy? (2 ans, 2360 views)
  54. 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)
  55. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 2331 views)
  56. 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!, 2319 views)
  57. What is the correct water temperature (Min. and Max)? (3 ans, 2293 views)
  58. Mouth fungus (5 ans, 2229 views)
  59. How do you treat Hole-in-the-Head in bettas, and what does it look like exactly? (2 ans, 2219 views)
  60. 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, 2191 views)
  61. My betta wont eat its food it keeps spitting its food out what's wrong with it? (5 ans, 2186 views)
  62. My betta has a bloated stomach but swims normally and eat well. Is there anything wrong with him? (2 ans, 2184 views)
  63. What treatment or medicine is best to counter or prevent fin rot? (5 ans, 2170 views)
  64. 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, 2160 views)
  65. Fungus Eliminator (2 ans, 2150 views)
  66. 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, 2131 views)
  67. How to keep the rays of crown-tails healthy? (5 ans, 2121 views)
  68. 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)
  69. How to treat stomach infection? (2 ans, 2088 views)
  70. My betta won't eat the betta bio gold i feed him. He ate it before. What's wrong?????? (3 ans, 2048 views)
  71. my baby betta kept on floating sideways than after awhile, swim up and down again...is he sick??? (2 ans, 2034 views)
  72. why does my betta saimese fighting fish create bubbles that float on top of the water? (3 ans, 2023 views)
  73. Japanese Yellow Powder (3 ans, 2018 views)
  74. What about water quality? (7 ans, 1983 views)
  75. 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)
  76. 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, 1920 views)
  77. how do i tell the difference between ich and velvet in my bettas ??? (No answer yet!, 1908 views)
  78. How to disinfect a tank to rid disease? (3 ans, 1895 views)
  79. 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!, 1887 views)
  80. How to 'perk' up a listless Betta? (4 ans, 1886 views)
  81. How long do betta's live? (No answer yet!, 1870 views)
  82. How to treat stomach infection on bettas? (2 ans, 1847 views)
  83. What causes our Bettas to lose and regain their color in as short a time as fifteen minutes? (2 ans, 1835 views)
  84. Using active carbon in the filter (2 ans, 1821 views)
  85. There's a lump at the eye-mouth area of my betta...help (No answer yet!, 1801 views)
  86. I only feed my betta 2 pellets 2 times a day is that ok is he getting enough or to much food? (2 ans, 1772 views)
  87. What is the correct water temperature (Min. and Max)? (3 ans, 1771 views)
  88. 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, 1770 views)
  89. 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!, 1768 views)
  90. How do you know when they're ready to breed? (2 ans, 1746 views)
  91. My betta fries has stunt growth, why is this so? I've been feeding them well. (2 ans, 1733 views)
  92. 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!, 1719 views)
  93. Mouth fungus (5 ans, 1717 views)
  94. 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)
  95. how to differentiate the bettas from a male and female? (2 ans, 1706 views)
  96. How to reduce dead fry in the first ten days after hatching ? (2 ans, 1702 views)
  97. By betta is loosing his colour on his belly!!!! (No answer yet!, 1700 views)
  98. Tail fins gradually falling out, I'm sure it's not fin rot. Suggestions? (No answer yet!, 1687 views)
  99. My betta's fins got nip badly by other fishes, How do I make them grow back again? (2 ans, 1673 views)
  100. anything different with wild looking ones (2 ans, 1670 views)
  101. 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, 1669 views)
  102. age (No answer yet!, 1643 views)
  103. Fungus Eliminator (2 ans, 1642 views)
  104. my betta has a big buldge on the top part of his lower back what is this? (No answer yet!, 1626 views)
  105. BULGING LEFT EYE. WHAT IS IT? HELP. HAD FISH FOR OVER A YEAR & HAS BEEN A DIEHARD BEAUTY. (No answer yet!, 1609 views)
  106. Please answer me question above!!!! (No answer yet!, 1568 views)
  107. 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)
  108. My betta won't eat the betta bio gold i feed him. He ate it before. What's wrong?????? (3 ans, 1535 views)
  109. My betta keeps laying on the ground, it is breathing fine, but he is scaring me!!! (2 ans, 1520 views)
  110. How to treat stomach infection? (2 ans, 1512 views)
  111. my betta has the same thing as #70 its buldge is right before you get to his fin help me please!! (No answer yet!, 1508 views)
  112. 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, 1441 views)
  113. How to treat stomach infection on bettas? (2 ans, 1418 views)
  114. 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)
  115. 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, 1373 views)
  116. 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)
  117. By betta is loosing his colour on his belly!!!! (No answer yet!, 1328 views)
  118. 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)
  119. how to differentiate the bettas from a male and female? (2 ans, 1309 views)
  120. There's a lump at the eye-mouth area of my betta...help (No answer yet!, 1303 views)
  121. My betta fries has stunt growth, why is this so? I've been feeding them well. (2 ans, 1291 views)
  122. How to reduce dead fry in the first ten days after hatching ? (2 ans, 1290 views)
  123. How do you know when they're ready to breed? (2 ans, 1279 views)
  124. My betta's fins got nip badly by other fishes, How do I make them grow back again? (2 ans, 1265 views)
  125. Tail fins gradually falling out, I'm sure it's not fin rot. Suggestions? (No answer yet!, 1239 views)
  126. Fish emergency... (4 ans, 1199 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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