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Old 12-23-2012, 09:57 PM   #1 
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Unhappy Fish keep getting sick

My fighters keep getting sick with a bloated tummy and some lose of colour there scales arnt sticking out but they seem to be breathing rapidly and they don't want to eat :( I have tried gravel change water change and I use water conditioner. I have had fish for years and usually fighter have a long healthy life in my house but I cant figure out what I am doing wrong ???? Any help please ??
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:31 PM   #2 
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Housing
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change?
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
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