What size is your tank? 1.5 gallons (I live in a college dorm and would love to get him something bigger but do not have the space/am not allowed. Plan on getting a bigger tank when I move out next semester)
What temperature is your tank? Typically around 70-72 degrees.
Does your tank have a filter? No.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No.
Is your tank heated? No.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon "Betta Food" pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a day, 5 pellets.
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? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Aqueon Betta Bowl Plus
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? No
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Back tail appears shorter and uneven.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Not changed at all.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I cleaned his tank yesterday 100% and added the first dose of Melafix
Does your fish have any history of being ill? None
How old is your fish (approximately)? 5 months
This is him after I first got him in September:
This is him now: