What size is your tank? - 1.5 Gallon
What temperature is your tank? - 77-80 * Fahrenheit
Does your tank have a filter? Yes Tetra Whisper 3i
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Is your tank heated? not currently "summer"
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 1 ghost shrimp
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon Betta Food
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2-3 times daily 2 pellets and 1 at night
How often do you perform a water change? once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nitrite: 0 ppm
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Its belly is grey and bloated
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? its a lot more sluggish and lazy
When did you start noticing the symptoms? I checked on the fish this afternoon, It almost happened overnight
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No but I do have epsom and aquarium salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill? N/A Got it from Petco about 1 1/2 weeks ago.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Not sure
Additional Info: I have had this fish for about 2 weeks and It has been fine the whole time except constantly swimming against the sides of the tank. I did recently add some horn wort to the tank as well as a ghost shrimp before that. I have one of the stick on thermometers and it displays a the following Temp. Range in the Tank the lowest I have seen was about 75 and highest was 82*F. I will post some pics soon as well.