I just got a dragonscale from petco 2 days ago but his head has turned a gold/copper color in patches. his body is whitish/pink and his tail is red/a little bit of blue. I don't know if I'm being paranoid or what but he's my first fish so better safe then sorry.
What size is your tank? 5.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? about 81 degrees
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
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Zoo med Betta Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2/3 pellets twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? I got him 2 days ago. changed maybe 10% of water today?
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 10/15%
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?
no...it's a brand new tank though
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? yes, his head has changed to gold/copper
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? don't know? earlier today he was spazzy and bumping into the tank...right now he seems calm
When did you start noticing the symptoms? I noticed it a couple hours after putting him in his new tank.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill? don't know
How old is your fish (approximately)? he's from petco...and his body is only about 1.5 inches at most
The first pic is when i first put him in the tank and the other 2 are from today