What size is your tank? 1.5 Gallon
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? No
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Bettamin
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a Day
How often do you perform a water change? Once - Twice a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%-60%. Do 100% every two weeks.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? None
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Seems to be swimming on his side, otherwise mostly normal.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2 hours ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I got him at the end of March.
He keeps swimming around on his side while occasionally laying at the bottom to rest. He normally does that after a while but I have never seen him swim on his side like this before.
I have browsed the forums and seen things from using Epsom Salt to Peas (?). Pretty sure the pea thing isn't good. But if the Epsom salt is the trick how do I do it?