What size is your tank? 3 g Betta 20 g guppy
What temperature is your tank? 79 F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes small tetra Betta/ marineland bio wheel 150 guppy
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?yes 1 small air stone in Betta / waterfall bubbler and small air stone in guppy
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Just Betta / assorted guppies
Maintenance How often do you perform a water change? Every 3 days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 20% & 50% every 4th rotation
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? API stress coat +, API perfect 7 PH, coppersafe full dose Betta (treating velvet), coppersafe1/2 dose. Guppies (prevent possible cross contamination), API quick start bacteria boost in 50% changes. Yesterdays change was a 50%
Have you tested your water? Yes. API liquid test kit
If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: 0 both
Nitrite: 0 both
Nitrate: 0 both
pH: 7 yesterday.after the water change 8.4 now
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? None
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Betta none. Guppies were barely swimming
When did you start noticing the symptoms?when I came home today
Have you started treating your fish? Betta no. Guppies tried lowering ph to 8 to counter the spike a lil without shocking fish too much. Would not lower.
If so, how? Does your fish have any history of l ill? No. Betta has only gotten velvet recently.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Unknown we have had them a lil over a month