What size is your tank? 2 gal
What temperature is your tank? 78*
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? Just a Marimo Moss Ball
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Omega One Betta Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day
How often do you perform a water change? Twice a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50% and 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Betta Safe water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? She has very bloated sides that don't look like she's eggy. And on the one side, it looks like the bloating has created a sore on the side.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? It hasn't changed yet. She's still swimming and social.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Today.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Not yet
Does your fish have any history of being ill? She's never been ill before, but when I first got her it wasn't uncommon for the hood to have an coating of a film of some kind, and now that has returned. I didn't notice anything different until I noticed the film in the tank.
I just noticed that Duck has these really distended sides, and I think it just started today. It looks like little balls handing on both sides of her body. I sit at my desk when I'm at my laptop and she's right next to me, so I see her quite a bit. I did a 50% water change last night.
Unfortunately my camera died, but this is the best I could get from my phone. I think the overhead view was the best look at her sides.