My boyfriend got a me a betta named ciel about two or three weeks ago at walmart.
- He's not been eating
- He's fins aren't clamped
- He's pretty active darting around and swiming fast.
- Comes to me
- Has new white spots below eye's just appeared today.
- He at first didn't show interest in food, got blood worms and treat wheel. He takes a bite and spits it back out. The food is pellets.
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
76 is what the internal glass thermometer says.
Does your tank have a filter?
yes an whisper i3 that bubbles badly so i turned it off untill i can find a new filter.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Is your tank heated?
yes treta 2-5 gallon heater.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
tetrabetta or API betta food.
How often do you feed your betta fish?
once a day
How often do you perform a water change?
50% every three days and full once a week
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?
stress coat, Seachem Neutral Regulator, and aquarium salt.
Have you tested your water?
not yet, going to pet smart tomorrow. If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
white spots under eye's
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
won't eat food, spits it out.
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
about a week after i got him. when he still would not eat.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
Not that i know of.
How old is your fish (approximately)?