Disease ID & Treatment

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Sherolyn-Basement Bettas

Betta fish diseases.. Click on the link to read more about the disease. This section takes a bit of research so we will have more articles  added in time after the proper research is done.


Fin Rot



  • Fin edges rotting
  • Lesions on the body, often on the head
  • Wasting away
  • Bloating leading to Dropsey


  • Scratchs against hard objects
  • Fish is lethargic
  • Loss of appetite and weight loss
  • Rapid, labored breathing
  • Fins clamped against body
  • Fine yellow or rusty colored film on skin
  • In advanced stages skin peeks of



A good site for articles on disease is the University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory . Follow the link to an entire library of in depth articles.

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