Is My Betta Sick

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by fishgame6, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

    been treating him with api fungus cure for 2 days now in a half gallon bowl thats inside his .5 gallon to keep warm does it look like fin rot or tail biting ?
     
  2. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Pictures?
    We cannot help without a good example of his appearance.
     
  3. Princethepurplebetta

    PrincethepurplebettaValued MemberMember

    Whats the temp of his water?
     




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    fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

     
     
     

    its 78f
     




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  5. Princethepurplebetta

    PrincethepurplebettaValued MemberMember

    Ok thats good. Can you attach a photo of his fins?
     
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    fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

     
     
     

     
     
     

    heres some
     
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  7. Princethepurplebetta

    PrincethepurplebettaValued MemberMember

    It looks like he is tail bitting. What size tank is he normally in??
     
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    fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

    a split 7 gallon cycled with heater filter no plants but theres moss balls

    theres 2 males in the tank with silk plants covering the divider
     
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  9. Princethepurplebetta

    PrincethepurplebettaValued MemberMember

    Ok, id move him back into the 7g since it doesnt looke like fin rot and add more live plants. They get stressed if theres a lot of open space. They tend to like their tanks more on the heavily planted side.
     
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    fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

    thanks
     
  11. Princethepurplebetta

    PrincethepurplebettaValued MemberMember

    No problem, hope he goes back to being a happy lil guy!
     




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