Ive never had a betta have a problem before. I am distraught right now. I feel horrible because I gave in to my emotional problems and ended up with 9 bettas in 1 month. I dont need to be crictized about it. I feel awful. I cant do anything about it now, other then try to help this fella out.
What size is your tank? 10 gal
What temperature is your tank? 77
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? 2 others in a divided tank
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? TetraBetta
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2-3 pellets once daily
How often do you perform a water change? 2x a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? (1) 100% and (1) 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? BettaSafe water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? No, ran out.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? he looks bloated
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? he is having bouncy problems and swimming. He swims on his side and he will take a sharp dive down and then shoot back up.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? I went to lay down at 11:30pm and I went to check on them, nothing was wrong. I went to get a drink at 1:20am and he was acting up.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No, no clue what could be wrong. I separated all 3.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? No clue, Ive had him almost 1 month.