Betta With Odd Poop Question

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Skye_marilyn, Apr 25, 2018.

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Is this just what bettas do?

  1. Yes this is normal

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  2. No something is wrong

    1 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. He is just a weirdo

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  1. Skye_marilyn

    Skye_marilyn Well Known Member Member

    Hello fellow fish people!

    Today I’ve come with a question. My past few bettas have had this odd pooping thing where they won’t poop for a few days, then all of the sudden they’ll poop this big lump. They aren’t constipated, I feed high fiber and frozen foods, the poop is squishy as normal (I know TMI) but I was wondering if this is just what bettas do or if I’m doing something wrong. I’ve noticed this is almost always accompanied by fin chewing but I have no proof as of now with this fish. I’ll insert a few pics and you can tell me what you think. FYI the breeder box is only temporary until I figure out what’s going on and his fins heal up from some minimal damage.
     

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  2. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

  3. WhatsUpGuys

    WhatsUpGuys Valued Member Member

    That’s just how it is, nothing to worry about.
     
  4. Crafty Cichlid

    Crafty Cichlid Well Known Member Member

    Yup. They kinda just plort it out.
     
  5. CanadianFishFan

    CanadianFishFan Well Known Member Member

    Sometimes it happens... ;)
     
  6. Gypsy13

    Gypsy13 Fishlore VIP Member

    I’m glad mine were dainty fellows. Not sure I would’ve enjoyed plooping. :)
     
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    Skye_marilyn

    Skye_marilyn Well Known Member Member

    Thanks for relieving a bit of stress, good to know that some bettas just do that.
     
  8. Biiba

    Biiba Valued Member Member

    My current betta sometimes has poops like this lol. Some are tiny some are MONSTERS lol. I used to have a double tail betta and his poops were swirly!!!!
     
  9. Crafty Cichlid

    Crafty Cichlid Well Known Member Member

    One of the girls in my sorority's poop looks like a terra cotta plort vase, with the swirly ploot on top. And they're all heavy I try to suction them out, and nothing!
     
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    Skye_marilyn

    Skye_marilyn Well Known Member Member

    Good news everyone he pooped another weird little poop today he is normal. He just has big poops.
     




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