I posted a thread before asking about my boy Romeo. He has been losing so much color. So, like everyone said, I got him a cave and don't keep the lights on so much. But truthfully, He's gotten much worse than he was. Now he has light stress stripes, and I don't know if he is tearing or biting his fins. All the plants in his tank are silk but it doesn't look to be biting.
What size is your tank? 5 gallon hexagon.
What temperature is your tank? 79F
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?
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon Betta Pellets.
How often do you feed your betta fish?
2 pellets once a day. Ocassional frozen or freeze-dried bloodworm. Skipping one day of the week.
How often do you perform a water change? Once a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50% with gravel vacuum.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Top Fin, Water Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Loss of color, torn fins. (Picture)
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Nothing has changed so far.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a month or 2 ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? None.
How old is your fish (approximately)? 7-10 months?
This is him now. :(