We got Skye December 22nd as a gift for my daughter, he was perfectly fine and his fins were beautiful and graced in the water. About 2 weeks ago I went and got a 1 galloon tank. And a live plant... About 2 days later I found him with his fins severely clamped... Poor guy. I went and bought a thermometer, water tester and the aqueon water maintence.
What size is your tank? 1 gallon
What temperature is your tank? Was 74 until 2 days ago- resting at 78
Does your tank have a filter? Did... But the current was too strong so I only used it maybe 10 minutes. And watched the entire time.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No...
Is your tank heated? No... Light seems to keep it at 78
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? Q 3 days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 75%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Aqueoun Betta Bowl Plus, was using tetra betta safe.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? I checked it with a strip from sentry mardel... It showed all well but maybe a little low in alkalinity... The color was yellow.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Fins clamped
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No, still very active and friendly
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 1 week ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? Thinking maybe a couple of months... I thought he was small