My betta fish Riki, is a healthy looking fish with tail regrowth since I bought him and now I think he has an issue with pooping, he only poops once a week? the poop size is pretty large.. i feed him 3-4 pellets, 2 times a day. (morning and night).. Can someone please help me. Does he have constipation? If so what can I do to treat it?
What size is your tank? 2.8 Gallons
What temperature is your tank? 81 degrees
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? no one
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? pellets (Hikari)
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets x 2 times per day
How often do you perform a water change? 100% once a week
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? ammonia and chlorine neutralizer
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? his fine, acting normal and is active
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? he poops once a week and the size of the poop is large..
When did you start noticing the symptoms? last week
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? i've just started fasting him today
Does your fish have any history of being ill? he had fungus but healed
How old is your fish (approximately)? 7 months old