I'm terrified I'm going to lose him!
What size is your tank? 3 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 78
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? N/A
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Bio-Gold pellets and occasional blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets 2x daily, fast on weekends
How often do you perform a water change? 1x weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 75%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? API Stress Coat +
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nitrate: about 2.5ppm
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His mouth appears swollen and cauliflower-like
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He's hiding a bit and listing slightly to one side when relaxing
When did you start noticing the symptoms? This morning
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? No idea. 8-10 months maybe?