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Old 09-05-2013, 01:42 PM   #1 
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First timer need help

I love these beautiful fishes and both a pair of males they live separate in 2.5 gallon. Filter and heater less ....since the beginning of the week I have notice different things on each of them my smallest veil was a beautiful dark blue almost purple and yellowish that my daughter called him Kobe (cause the Lakers colors) but now he is almost chocolate blog and pastel orange? He eats and swims with no prob nothing else viewable and my older fire engine red veil his fins are curling and he is losing his bright red please help we love are lil guys and want them to be happy
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:33 PM   #2 
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Im a newbie, so I wont be any help. But there is a questionnaire you can fill out that will give people more information to help you.

Answer as many questions as you can.

Housing
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change?
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:20 PM   #3 
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Each veil is in a 2.5 galon tank they have no heater or filter or air rock they are loners they dont have other fish water temp is between78-80
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