Here is the list filled out as requested...
Perhaps this thread should move to the disease & emergency forum?
What size is your tank? 2.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 78 F
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? none - on its own
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? aqueon betta pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day (2-3 pellets each meal), also 1 dried bloodworm weekly
How often do you perform a water change? Typically once every few weeks (did one yesterday and one last week)
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? typically 50% but the last two were 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: between 0 and 0.25
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? fins are starting to break off, fins are bent, white dot by its eye (wasn't there yesterday), greyish discolouration under chin
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? lying bent as if he is about to die - lying like this for extended periods
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 3 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? tried a dose of betta fix but then read online that it is harmful so I'm afraid to give more
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? I've had it since June - it was already full size then
Last edited by thirstydeer; 11-15-2012 at 11:13 PM.