What size is your tank? 1 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 80F
Does your tank have a filter? No
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? Omega One Betta Buffet Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets 2 times per day. He only ate 3 pellets once yesterday
How often do you perform a water change? He's a new fish, but I did a complete water change yesterday. Water looked cloudy? But I will do 1 50% and 1 100%
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? See above ^
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Jungle Water conditioner but when I first brought Casper home I used Top Fin water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? Brand new water, and my testing kit isn't here.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Clamped. He's cellophane, so I can't really tell about color change, except he had a green mint tint to his tail, now it's kinda pinkish.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He just sits on a plant, on his log, on the thermometer, on the bottom not moving. I hardly notice his gills moving. He does come up for air though.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Just warm water, no lights
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that I know of
How old is your fish (approximately)? No idea
I am not at my regular home. I'm housesitting for my parents while they are away on vacation. I do have a water testing kit at my normal house, but was not prepared to bring home another betta fish.
I got Casper Thursday night. He seemed fine in his cup, not clamped or anything. I put him in the tank and he was fine for a little while. Friday morning I got up and he looked not so hot. Sitting at the bottom not moving, his gills hardly move. At first I thought he was dead so I was going to scoop him up and take him back to Petsmart but then he moved. I thought it was stress at first so I just kinda left him alone in dimly light area. Then I peeked into his tank and the water looked cloudy? So I thought maybe the water conditioner was faulty. It's TopFin but in a very small bottle and it told me 48 drops (maybe 46 I can't remember) for 1 gallon so maybe I miscounted or something. Did a 100% Change and rinsed everything with hot water and started fresh. Fast forward to this morning, he's kinda suspended in the middle of the tank. Then I looked at him and he's back in his silk plant. So he can swim, he is alive. I don't really know what to do...He just sits there, very unlike my other betta. I have a video of what he does, but I'm not sure if it's helpful or not. Just let me know if you'd like to see it.