What size is your tank? 5 Gallon Hexagon
What temperature is your tank? 79
Does your tank have a filter? Yes, guarded by a sponge on the intake
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? If live plants count.
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 2 Otos, but they were recently introduced.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? NLS Betta food and the occasional frozen blood worm or brine shrimp treat
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1-2 times daily
MaintenanceHow often do you perform a water change? Every other week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?25-50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Hardness: Not sure
Alkalinity: Not Sure
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Yes, It has discolored it's scales on one side.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Barely swimming now, appears to not be wanting to move his main body.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? This morning, He was fine last night.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Not other then pulling him out and letting him rest out of the (very minimal) filter current.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? He has had what appears to be cloud eye from the day we got him, but it has never appeared to affect him and hasn't gone away though countless attempted to treat him.
How old is your fish (approximately)? We have had him for less then a year, probably about 8 months.
Last edited by Philnominal; 08-11-2012 at 11:46 AM.