Thanks you helped save Stanley our beta fish. He too had been lying lethargic on the bottom of the tank for a few days. We didn't realize he was too cold now that it is October, we changed his water as usual then put him on a chair in front of our fire place. If your betta is lying at the bottom of the tank, are his fins clamped? This indicates some illness. The tank is way too small. Keeping any fish in a cramped space is not proper. A small tank has less buffer for water parameter changes. Bettas are tropical, so a tropical range of temperatures is required.
Betta Fish Sick - Laying at bottom of tank on his side. My betta fish is sick. He has barely eaten for several weeks and is laying at the bottom on his side, but I see his gills moving so he's not dead. He's in a 5 gallon tank with a filter and a heater - tested the water and all is good. Angel fish lying on it side on the bottom of tank. May 03, 2018 · The reason why he is not in the fish tank, because along with my first betta, i bought my first fish tank (2.6 gal) and nobody told me in the pet store that i have to cycle tank first. So my tank cycling right now but i don’t know if my fish will survive until it’s done. Also, i’m not sure about the overall look of my betta and his color.Author: Johnny Salib.
Dec 07, 2016 · If you notice your fish gasping for air at the water's surface or lying for long periods of time on the bottom of the tank -- especially if the gills have a reddish or purplish look or the fins appear to be streaked with red -- your tank may have a high ammonia content.Author: Carolyn Kaberline. Bettas will lie on the top of the water, on the bottom of the tank, or on a leaf or other item in their tank and sleep. Their ability to sleep on their side has inspired the betta hammock, a little green silk leaf you adhere to the side of the tank so your betta can lie on it.
Jan 05, 2007 · Ya no, i have a betta fish, sadly, he died today, i went into my roon and the top of his body was cut off. i told my mom and then once i went back in there e was laying on huis side. but he had poop in his scales. in that case, i knew he was dead because of the dirtiness of his tank. i only cleaned probably twice in almost a year, but i did feed him.4.3/5(4). Mar 14, 2009 · My Betta suddenly is lying at the bottom of the tank, he has not fungal, ick, spots or scale problems. He looks like he is working very hard to breath and when he tries to swim, he is going in circles and upside down--completely disoriented.