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Old 09-06-2011, 06:00 PM   #1 
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I'm kind of worried here....

My betta fish Franky seems to be dramatically losing color on his belly. It doesn't look like any fins are being effected at all. He's a blue and purple veiltail, and his abdomen allmost seems white if you look at it long enough.

ALSO- he's in a ten gallon. how often should i do water changes and what percentage of the water?

Thanks guys!
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Old 09-06-2011, 07:34 PM   #2 
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What temperature is your tank?
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Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?

Maintenance
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?

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

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Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
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