What size is your tank? 2.5 Gal
What temperature is your tank? It was 72F this morning. I bought a 10W heater and when I came home this evening temp was 86F.
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? See above
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Unknown type of pellets that came with the fish.
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3-4 pellets per day.
How often do you perform a water change? Definitely not enough.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Water conditioner and algae control.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
I bought a kit this morning but have not tested water.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Havent noticed
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He is very lethargic.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2-3 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Put him in a QT.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? NO
How old is your fish (approximately)? 1.5 years
Please see the photos
One shows hims pointed head up. This is from this morning. He would periodically swim to get air then sink to the bottom.
The other photo shows him laying at the bottom of the QT virtually motionless.