So I have had this guy only a day and a half and he hasn't eaten since getting him home. Tried feeding him pellets and will try with frozen food. He eats the food but spits it back out. Not sure if he's not use to it because the guy I rescued him from fed him goldfish flakes.
What size is your tank? 1 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 80
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? nothing
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?How often do you feed your betta fish? NLS (but he hasn't eaten yet so...this is rather pointless so I'll say nothing.)
How often do you perform a water change? 100% every day
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? stresscoat, API water conditioner, AQ, red tea bag
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? yes
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Unknown, he came to me in bad condition. He's pale and has fin rot which I am currently treating.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He came to me very lethargic, the water he was in was black and cold. Since getting him he has livened up in warm clean water but still isn't eating.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? He came here ill
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? As stated above, fin rot, clean warm water and aq salt. Stresscoat to help healing and red tea to aid.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Unknown, I'm guessing so since the conditions he was in were deplorable. Came to me in black cold water that smelled awful.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Unknown.