Why Is My Betta Fish Swimming Sideways?

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A Beta Fish may be swimming sideways due to a disease called swimbladder. This will cause the fish to swim in circles or float on their side. It can be caused from bad water quality or constipation from overfeeding.
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Hard to say without giving it time. Make sure it's bowl/tank is clean and you aren't over feeding it. My best advice is to watch it and perhaps call a store that specializes in fish
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When a Betta swims sideways, remains at the bottom of the tank, or has difficulty
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he's in pain i would think.
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Betta fish don't eat a lot. If it is stressed it won't eat either. Be sure to have it's tank at the proper warmth level. Give it time without putting more food in it's water. Then
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