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Old 05-31-2012, 08:05 PM   #1 
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: NB, Canada
Exclamation Coco doesnt look so hot

What size is your tank? 5g
What temperature is your tank? 77-79
Does your tank have a filter?yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?no
Is your tank heated?yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?none

What type of food do you feed your betta fish? pellets/bloodworms as treats
How often do you feed your betta fish?6 days a week 4 pellets


How often do you perform a water change? every week/every other week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25-30%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? plant grow and conditioner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?


Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? no
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? lethargic
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? none
Does your fish have any history of being ill? fin rot/pop eye
How old is your fish (approximately)? 2 - 2 1/2 years

The only thing different in him (pics tomorrow afternoon as it is late) is that he ate a WHOLE bunch of an algee wafer a couple days ago and was fairly bloated - the bloat went down and he has been removed from that tank so that he does not eat more of it.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:28 PM   #2 
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My fish too has eaten an algae wafer and become incredibly bloated. I fasted him, and he was fine. : ) Since then, I've fed algae-eating things outside of the main tank, or taken my betta out while the aglae-eaters eat.
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