What size is your tank? 5gal
What temperature is your tank? 80
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? just put in two ghost shrimp two days ago
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon Betta Food
How often do you feed your betta fish? two pellets morning and two at night
How often do you perform a water change? once a month
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? was using Aqueon Betta Bowl Plus, ran out so just used Prime brand in water change yesterday
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
I only have ammonia test kit right now.
Ammonia:0.50 (API Ammonia NH3/NH4 test kit)
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Her eyes are popping!
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? no change
When did you start noticing the symptoms? about three days ago. today noticed one eye is significantly bigger than other. Like a bubble over it
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Just put in API Melafix.It's all we had at the moment
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no.
How old is your fish (approximately)? we bought her in Jan 2012 at Petsmart