i have been on vacation for a week, when i left adrian my betta was zooming around as usual, my family was at the house until wendsday, and someone was feeding him untill friday, we got home saturday at noon. I just quickly glanced at him and he looked alright, a little grey but nothing serious. I just chalked it up to not haveing much human interaction. but yesterday morning i found him laying sideways on the bottem of the tank, i qt him to a small half gal so he could get air easly, but i have no idea what is going on,
What size is your tank? 3gal my qt is .5 gal
What temperature is your tank?i don't know
Does your tank have a filter? under gravel filter
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes small airstone, been in for months
Is your tank heated?no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 1 snail 2 months
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? betta flakes or pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2 times a day, one pinch or pellet in morning and one pinch or pellet at night
my betta likes flakes better but there very messy
How often do you perform a water change? once a month
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?60-70
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? betta safe by tetra
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
i have not :( no money for a testing kit
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? grey body
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? lays sideways at bottom of tank only comes up for air.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? yes put in a tank that my betta can reach the surface easily
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
thanks sorry for any spelling
How old is your fish (approximately)?