What size is your tank? Irrelevant.
What temperature is your tank? 27 degrees celcius
Does your tank have a filter? The tank does.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No.
Is your tank heated? Obviously
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Zero.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets, they're crushed since it's easier for them to feed.
How often do you feed your betta fish? Twice a day or just in the mornings.
How often do you perform a water change? Weekly, they're filtered.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Not by much.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? pH up, water conditioner and plant feeder.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Bloated, black in his tendrils.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He's glaring at me.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? More then a week ago when I had him flare.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? At first it was salt now it's tri-sulfa which was recommended by another betta lover.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? He had a mild case of pop eye when he used to live in a bowl
How old is your fish (approximately)? 1 and a half, maybe 2.