If you see some
odd signs on your fish, like he's asking for cigars ;), you might
want to check this chart that show the signs of a betta and if it
is healthy or not.
is a pig when it comes to eating
is not eating or ties to eat its food, but spits it out
active and swims regularly
swim around and might lay on the bottom or stay at the top
to scratch him self, like darting around and running into things
pale and/or losing color
and tail are spread out
are clamped together, rotting and decaying
is smooth and clean
has open sores, white patches or spots
are swollen and big
are puffed up and look like a pinecone
is swollen or has a large lump on it
If one of the
things in the UNHEALTHY columns happening to your fish, then you
probably have a sick betta! Don't worry, help is on the way! Just
go to the diseases page.
If there is something wrong with your betta that isn't on the list,
please e-mail me.
If none of the
things in the UNHEALTHY are happening to your fish, then hurray!
Your betta is a healthy dude! Great job! :)