What size is your tank? 3.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? Not to sure
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
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? Betta Pro Gold
How often do you feed your betta fish? everyday except saturdays
How often do you perform a water change? Every four or five days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? About 50 percent
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Api Stress coat and Microbe-Life Special Blend
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? I havent had the water tested, but it is water from the sink at school.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His tail fins seem to be thinning and he lays with a curve to his body.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He just lays around at the top of the tank and does not move around like he did before.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Sunday night when I returned from home
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that I know of
How old is your fish (approximately)? Two weeks
His name is Riley and he is my first betta fish. I went home for the weekend and he was fine when I left on friday. I fed him friday morning before I left for class. I usually feed him four pellets everyday except saturday. He moves every once and a while, which lets me know hes still alive. His tummy looks to be enlarge some. Some one help me save Riley
Here are some pictures that will maybe help. The first one is what he looked like when I first got him the other two are what he looks like now :(