What size is your tank? 8 Gallons
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Spray bar.
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 3 thorned nerite snails.
I do a water change every two weeks.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Betta pellets.
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a day usually three to four pellets. I fast my betta once a week as well.
How often do you perform a water change? Once every two weeks.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Water conditioner to make it safe.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
**I had an algae break out, a really bad one, when this tank was NPT and I have since removed all real plants and soil and SCOURED the tank fully. The algae has started to grow back though. Could this be a reason why he is SO bloated? I will be posting a pic shortly. He can barely swim, he rests on the filter or his heater.**