Aquarium Salt For Freshwater Tanks

Contrary to popular belief, adding salt to your freshwater aquarium is like using a double-edged sword. On one side there are the benefits that range from assisted healing, to the formation of slime coating, improved gill function, parasite control, and inhibiting nitrate uptake. On the other side, … Read more about Aquarium Salt For Freshwater Tanks

How to Save a Dying Betta Fish

If you find that your betta is gasping at the bottom or surface of the tank, pale in color, has a limp tail fin, unresponsive eyes and with their gills fanning visibly then they may be in critical condition. There are a few things you can do to increase their chances of survival. Prevention is the … Read more about How to Save a Dying Betta Fish

Is My Betta Fish Pregnant? Signs and Symptoms of an Expectant Betta

We all know that the female Betta does not give birth to live young. Like most aquatic species, her eggs are laid which are then immediately fertilized by the male Betta. The female betta is far from a nurturing mother and the raring of her young is left entirely up to the male Betta fish. A … Read more about Is My Betta Fish Pregnant? Signs and Symptoms of an Expectant Betta

Treating Stubburn Fin Rot in Betta Fish

Shelbi with Fin Rot. Image provided by BS Q: BS wrote, My betta fish Shelbi has fin rot now. His water is and has been pristine with the parameters at their perfect spots. He had blackened tips when I bought him but I thought it was just his coloring. Now his fin tips are damaged and broken. I did … Read more about Treating Stubburn Fin Rot in Betta Fish