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Betta won't get off the bottom of the tank [duplicate]

I got my betta 3 months ago, he was living in a 1/2 hallow tank. He seemed happy up until a week ago when he stopped eating and began laying on the bottom and only coming up for air. When he swims he ...
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Betta is not active and laying on the bottom after tank dropped to 19C [duplicate]

I Recently decided to get a heater to keep the water temperatures higher for my betta. This heater will overheat my tank if I am not watching so I only turn it on during the day. One night I had ...
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Male Betta sinking to the bottom of tank [duplicate]

Tank Info: How long the tank has been set up: about 3-4 months (he was in a 3.5 gal for a while but I got a new one) Size of the tank: 5 gallons, gravel bottom Fish: one male crowntail Betta, had him ...
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Is my betta fish dead? [duplicate]

I just got my fish yesterday and he hasn't been moving much later that night he sat at the bottom of the tank and I thought he was sleeping the next day he was still in the bottom of the tank what do ...
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Betta eats great but just lays at the bottom of the tank! [duplicate]

Okay so I have had my tank for about 3 or 4 months and Thomas bubbles has always been active and social, but for the past week he is just laying at the bottom and rarely swims around. He still eats ...
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Betta laying at bottom of the tank [duplicate]

I got a male betta yesterday, and moved him into his 2.5 gallon tank today. I read multiple sites that said it was okay to move him within 24 hours of setting the tank up. The filter is working, and ...
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What is wrong with my betta fish? Fin rot? Velvet? [duplicate]

In the picture submitted you can clearly see a healthy betta fish in the top 3 pictures. Those pictures are from May 2017 when he was first brought home from the pet store. The bottom 3 pictures are ...
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Betta male at bottom of tank [duplicate]

I have a male betta and he has changed in the weeks I have had him, his tail at one point looked shredded and now it's shorter I could swear his fins look smaller to, he has been OK after a few ...
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Why is my Betta fish lying at the bottom of it's tank? [duplicate]

My male betta fish is about 1 and 3/4 years old. He is normally more active, but it's been 2 days now since he's started lying at the bottom of the tank and only coming up for air. He lives in a 5 ...
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How can I help my betta who is laying on the bottom of his tank? [duplicate]

My betta has been acting weird. He just lays on the bottom of his tank. Every Once in awhile he will get an energy spike and go around his bowl really fast then he'll just stop and sink to the bottom ...
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Lethargic Betta? [duplicate]

I got a two gallon tank for my Betta and some fake plants and today the water got cloudy and he's hanging at the bottom of his tank. I'm not sure why he's so down and how the water got do dirty in ...
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Betta laying on bottom of floor with no outward signs of illness… why? [duplicate]

My betta has been in a 6 gallon (23 litres) planted tank with 5 ember tetras and a couple of dwarf shrimp for about 2 weeks now. He and the tetras seem to get along fine (no aggressive signs from any ...
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Betta at bottom of tank [duplicate]

My male betta Drake which I have had for around a year continually sits at the bottom of the tank. He occasionally rushes to the top of the tank to presumably get air. I am aware that my Tetra ...
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Need advice on handling a recently recovered sick betta [duplicate]

My betta girl, Arora, was sick for about seven days, only laying at the bottom of the tank. I have her in a simple tank, since bettas are soft swimmers, and currents can make them depressed from ...
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My beta fish is hanging out near the bottom of the tank. [duplicate]

My beta fish is brand new. I just got him last week, and I use a Back To The Roots tank that filters out the nitrates in the fish waste by having a garden on the top that uses the nitrates for the ...

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