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Old 07-19-2012, 02:59 PM   #1 
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Lethargic Betta

Hi - after reading here about Fin Rot, I think my Betta has it. I use the Betta Pro bottled water -can I add the Stress Coat stuff to that? Should I add the salt stuff also? Does he really need a heater? Any info would be greatly appreciated!
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Questions answered

Housing
What size is your tank? 2 gal desktop
What temperature is your tank?room temp
Does your tank have a filter? no
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?no
Is your tank heated? no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?freeze dried blood worms & sanyu Betta Gold pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1 or 2 x a day

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change? every 7-10 days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100 %
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? none - I use the Betta Pro bottled water

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? no If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? fins are much smaller
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? very lethargic - mostly sits at the bottom of the tank
When did you start noticing the symptoms? about a week ago
Have you started treating your fish? no If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? have had him about 3 months - fine until recently
How old is your fish (approximately)? received as a gift - don't know
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