I just did a 50% water change for my girl, and she's losing her color fast in her fins, but she's gone very pink all over. Looks VERY unhealthy.
What size is your tank? 3 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 78-82 degrees F
Does your tank have a filter? yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes
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? pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets 2x daily
How often do you perform a water change? first time
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Seachem prime
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? pinker body, but pale colored fins and pink face (used to be bright red)
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? (seems agitated from water change)
When did you start noticing the symptoms? JUST as I was filling up the tank with new water...have not transferred her back into the tank yet
Have you started treating your fish? No. If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No. (Other than not eating the first few days)
How old is your fish (approximately)? 1 week since I've gotten her.