I just got a beautiful new betta from petsmart and I put him in my 2 gal. tank but every time he swims down and stops swimming he just floats up like a pool toy! He seems very happy he even had a little bubble nest in his cup that I go him in.
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
my thermometer is at 82
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?
once a day
How often do you perform a water change?
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
Around 50% water change a week and every other week a 100%
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?
i havent tested the water
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
He looks good bright colors and swimming around, only at the top 'cause he can't swim down.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
I haven't had him long enough to know
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
when I put him in the tank 30 minutes ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
not that I know of.
How old is your fish (approximately)?
I don't know he's pretty small though