What size is your tank? Divided, each fish has 1.5 G of water.
What temperature is your tank? 30 degrees
Does your tank have a filter? No
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? One other betta, divided.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari Perfect Size Pellet Betta Food and occasionally Australian Black Worms. (Dried)
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x a day, 2 pellets or one worm and one pellet. Also fast once a week.
How often do you perform a water change? Twice a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50% to 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Water Conditioner, Stress coat and sometimes IAL.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Loss of color
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Lethargic, rests on leaves or on bottom of tank for long periods of time
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Around 24 hours ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Tail-biting.
How old is your fish (approximately? A little over a year.
I'm not sure if I'm being paranoid or something, because my other fish died last week, but Stu's behaviour has been noticibly different. Lack of swimming, resting at the top or bottom for long periods etc. At the moment I am unable to get a picture.
Please help ASAP, I cant bear to lose Stu, he was my first betta.
EDIT: He is also having trouble swimming.