I'm getting a new fish, so I'm also Getting a new set up. 20 gal devided to hold three fish. the mesh is dark so they can't see each other very well so they don't get stressed. The two bettas in there a in the farthest compartments. They were previously in 2.5 gal tanks, unfiltered, the heaters weren't adjustable, frequent water changes. However I've been having a problem with cloudy water lately, and it normally clears up a day after changes. I thousght the bigger tank with the better heater would be nice for them and I'm working on getting more hiding spots.
What size is your tank? 20 gal, previously in 2.5 gal
What temperature is your tank?82
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? 2 male bettas, seperated can't see eachother
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? just switched to bio gold, before was feeding aqueon pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day or twice depending on if I'm around, I also don't feed them one day out of the week.
How often do you perform a water change? plan on changing full every other week, with partial changes in between
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nitrate:10, this is higher than when tested in the 2.5 gal tanks
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? no difference
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? very lathargic
When did you start noticing the symptoms? When I put them in them new tank, last night
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill?both had fin rott when I got them, they are cured now but the one I've had for almost a year can't flare because of it. Also the older one also freaked out when I was coaxing him into his water change cup so I could float him and I Think He hurt himself because the left side of his face is a white/grey color. :(
How old is your fish (approximately)? probably about a year and a half, and 4-6 months old.