What size is your tank? 3 Gallons
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon Pellets or TetraBetta Tropical Medley
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once every 2 days, sometimes once a day
How often do you perform a water change? Full change once every 4-6 weeks, 20% every week or so
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 20%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? API Stress Coat, and recently API Stress Zyme
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? Tested for ammonia only - normal.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Huge bubble under his throat
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No change
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 4-5 weeks ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? treated for constipation with fasting and a pea, treated for bacterial infection by doing a tank change and putting Bettafix in the tank for 7 days.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? I got him 4 months ago from PetSmart, unsure of how old he was there.