What size is your tank? 1 gal
What temperature is your tank? 78°f
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Not at the moment. Broke last change, havent had money to get a new one so i buried it in the rocks a bit.
Is your tank heated? Lamp on top.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? An overgrown placo that is being moved this weekend to the 20 gal.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Mix of betta and little tetra mix. He likes it. Tried just betta, he didnt eat it, had some tetra left, he sort of ate it. Muxed them and he eats it.
How often do you feed your betta fish? Every other night and a tiny bit more then i should.
How often do you perform a water change? 2 a month, if i can.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Full changes, the rocks get nasty.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? None, and i wait a month after the water has been treated.
Have you tested your water? Cant find kit, was getting one this weekend for the 20 gal.
If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Fins are ratty.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Seems litrle sluggish, but not by much.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Today.
Have you started treating your fish? Not yet, was wondering how.
If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? First time he has been sick
How old is your fish (approximately)? Maybe a year, if that
It sound like popeye. To treat this, you need to add pure, unscented Epsom salts at 1tsp/g to take down the swelling. __________________