What size is your tank? 3.5
What temperature is your tank? 80
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 or something
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day
How often do you perform a water change? i haven't done any water changes for about a month or two... my last fish died because i did a 100% water change on him and it scared me to do it again. But, I treat the water so no algae grows.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? ^
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? All were safe or neutral.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Dull, fins are slowly clamping
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Laying on her side on the bottom of the tank, breathing hard, her gills are protruding out, and her eyes seem glazed
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? When I noticed this behaviour, I did a 20-30% water change with water I let sit for a couple weeks. I also took out the plants and cleaned them.
I feel like a bad owner. I hate seeing my fish in this condition and want her to survive... please help.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?