Is He Healthy?

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by tinybettamom, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. tinybettamomNew MemberMember

    So I just picked up this little guy from Petsmart


    Does he look healthy? I'm pretty sure he's fine but I just want to be positive because I know most bettas from commercial stores are sick.

    If he's okay, can anyone recommend some names? Something galaxy related, preferably. Thanks!
  2. KinsKicksFishlore VIPMember


    He actually looks quite healthy! He's a teeny weeny bit dull, but give him a few days in his new (better!) home and he should brighten up.
    How about Borealis? Like the Aurora Borealis lights in Alaska; his fins match and fade just like those beautiful colors and his base color looks like the night sky you see the Auroras in. Or Pisces? He'd be a Betta named fish lol. Anyhow, he's a very beautiful find!
  3. CycerathValued MemberMember

    his back fin might have had some fin rot but as long as he's in a healthy environment that should heal. i recommend using api stress coat+.

    andromeda, messier, starburst, cosmos, black eye (yes, that's a galaxy name)
  4. KaderTheAntWell Known MemberMember

    Neptune, Aurora, Orion and Plasma.

    As stated above, he does seem to have a bit of fin rot, but other than that he looks amazing
  5. CindiLFishlore LegendMember

  6. SenValued MemberMember

    Agreeing that the fins look a little jagged. Clean water will definitely help with that. API stress coat works for my fishes, and maybe a little bit of garlic in the food?

    Not quite a galaxy, but I've always liked the word "Nebulae" (I think it's pronounced neb-you-lay, the plural of nebula).

    Also, maybe some more constellations? Pyxis, Volans (flying fish!), Crux, Cepheus (named after a king), Caelum?

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