What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter?
No, although daily water changes are preformed.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
A lighting fixture heats the tank during the day.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
Hikari Betta Gold alternated with flakes.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
Soaked (softened) Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish?
Twice a day; 4 Pellets every time.
How often do you perform a water change?
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?
Ammonia spikes are prevented with daily water changes, PH is 7.6. Hardness/Akalinity is unknown.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
Small air bubbles on body after water change
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Today, after his water change.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
He has a small amount of aquarium salt with every water change.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
Unknown (Petstore), though he seems to be on the older side. ~3 Years?