I have only had my Betta for about 3 weeks. Today, i did a 25% water change. Treated the water with Tetra Beta Safe.
I did the water change about 5 hours. ago. for the first 3 or 4 hours, he was fine, but, for the past hour, he is swimming at the top of the water in 1 corner of the tank. This is unlike him. he is usually swimming all around his tank and in and out of his hut.
Below are some details. Can someone please help?
What size is your tank? 10 Gal
What temperature is your tank? 80F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes
Is your tank heated? YEs
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Blood Worms, new Line spectrum
How often do you feed your betta fish? once daily sometimes skipping a day
How often do you perform a water change? i will do it weekly. it is early yet
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Accu-Clear
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
(Havent tested. but, a local store has this kit. Please advise if I should rush out right now and get it because i will
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? none that i can see
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Swimming at top of tank and slow
When did you start noticing the symptoms? an hour 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)? 4 months? 6 months? not sure. he is average size.