Bought him four days ago and he was bright green and blue, active, eating
, interactive even when I didn't have food
. Put him in a new bowl 1/4 teaspoon aqueon betta bowl plus to a 76 floz bowl, everything was rinsed first tank has a small heater. And this is him today...
What size is your tank? 76 floz
What temperature is your tank? comfortable to the touch not cold at all
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? so far just the pellets, he hasn't eaten in two days now but I have the freeze dried snacks the fish store said they like to eat blood worms and something else.
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day when he would eat
How often do you perform a water change? only once so far, just got him
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? was a new tank so whole thing was new water.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? conditioner. But just this last minute realized I did not add enough and will add the extra to make the appropriate amount immediately.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? color dull, fins flat and sad looking. laboring for breath
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? lethargic, won't swim, barely moving when he does try to
When did you start noticing the symptoms? this morning
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no don't know what to do yet besides added the extra conditioner.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)? no clue, four days with me :) or :( guess depends on how you look at it. :/