Hello OFL. I went to Petsmart yesterday.. And I saw these HUGE VTs and one had something weird. His pectorals were like veils, too. Did breeders do this? It literally look liked its veils.. Have you ever heard of this?
Yeah that's what I thought it was at first, but then the fin disappeared. So I'll fully clean th tank and change the water every day. What do I use for tannins? Could I use driftwood? Is Wardleys essentials good enough food, or do you reccomend that I go buy some hikari betta gold, because I have heard that's one of the best.
Thank you so much for the response. It makes me feel so much better to know that all I need to do at the moment is keep the water very clean.
How do I best treat the fin rot or whatever it possibly is? I did about a 40% water change today and I am planning on fully changing it tomorrow. I have a heater and a filter. Temperature is about 25 degrees celcius. 77 f I think.
He is eating Wardleys essentials betta food, but I can ride to the pet shop and get some hikari gold? I think that's what it's called.
Thank you so much if you answer. I'm Really worried and thought your advice would probably be the best
I have two questions for you. I would really appreciate it, if you answered.
Is this fin rot? My Betta Johnny recently wounded himself in a homemade divider. His wounds are slowly getting better, and he now has the entire 2ft by 1 ft to himself, aside from two albino corydoras.
Yesterday I noticed that part of his caudal fin, at the end, in the middle, had turned light blue whitish. He has a very dark blue face and dark blue fins spotted with black. He is a veil tail. Also a small part of the top of his dorsal fin did the same.
Today, these parts of his fins are gone and there are a few tiny patches of it on his caudal fin. It is sorta almost seethrough, only a tiny bit though.
Apart from this though he is acting normal.
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Hey, OFL. My betta is breathing heavily and lying down (but not tipping) and I checked the temperature was at 79 Fahrenheit and I can't find any visible disease symptoms and sometimes he is gasping with both gills and mouth and nearly refusing to come up for air sometimes... do you know what the problem might be?
Hi OFL. I think my new betta is dying. I posted in the Diseases and Emergencies forum - "Barely Breathing, Looks Paralyzed." (I can't post a link here.) If you have some time, could you please read it and let me know if there's anything I can do? I don't know how to help him, and I don't want to see him suffer. Thank you. Who'd have thought I'd get so attached to a fish in one week.........
Thank you! I found a website for the water in my town but it ranges greatly. It says that nitrites and nitrates range between .06 - 7.99 ppm, but I could not find anything about ammonia, unless it happens to have another name I am unaware of.