What size is your tank? 1.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 79
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? freeze-dried bloodworms, mysis shrimp, daphnia, occasional frozen bloodworms
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a day
How often do you perform a water change? every 2-3 days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 30-45%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Betta Bowl Plus water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? slight loss of color
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? yes- has become lethargic
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 1 week ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? replaced filter, changed scenery, did a 50% water change
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? A few months maybe? I've only had him a little over a month.
I replaced the filter and he seems to have perked up a little, he has 2 silk plants and a cave. I'll be going to Petsmart to get some of that filter wool you mentioned, and as I mentioned before I'm culturing some live daphnia so when they're big enough maybe that'll make him happy. :) I'll keep you posted!
Here's Bentley and his current setup: