The 4 Most Common Signs of Illness in Betta Fish

Sick betta fish can be cured, much of the time, if you can figure out what is ailing your betta. Tiny white speckles, like sugar granules are probably a sign of Ich parasites while swollen body with puffed out scales is likely a signal your betta has Dropsy. Fins melting away? Fin rot is probably to … Read more about The 4 Most Common Signs of Illness in Betta Fish

How to Disinfect (Sanitize) Your Aquarium with Bleach

Q: TA wrote, A few weeks ago my betta died from Dropsy (I think) and I want to get a new one. How do I sanitize my aquarium so that my new betta doesn’t pick up the germs? Is bleach safe to use in an aquarium? A: Bleach is one of the safest and most effective methods for sanitizing an aquarium … Read more about How to Disinfect (Sanitize) Your Aquarium with Bleach

Common Diseases Bettas Bring Home from the Fish Store – Velvet Disease

betta femmina, originally uploaded by altiebassi. Q: CSM wrote, Hey there, I was wondering if I could trouble you with a quick question. Three days ago I purchased a betta. At the time, he appeared to be in good health, and when i brought him home, he swam in his new tank and ate all of his … Read more about Common Diseases Bettas Bring Home from the Fish Store – Velvet Disease