What size is your tank? 10 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 80 degrees
Does your tank have a filter? Yes, baffled
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? Hikari
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x a day
** This import has yet to accept any of the pellets, will switch to live food soon***
How often do you perform a water change? Normally every 3 days or so
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25%
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?
I've only done PH right now, I'll pull out my saltwater kit and test for Ammonia, Nitrite, and Nitrate later
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Major fin rip from shipping.. pic was in other threads
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He was active when I first introduced him after acclimating; now he is lethargic and laying on the bottom of the tank..
When did you start noticing the symptoms? I released him in to the tank at 11pm, noticed lethargy when I woke up at 7am
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I have been treating his damaged fins: Warm water, daily 25-50% water changes, low light, added some Melafix since his fin damage is worse than I've dealt with and I don't have any IAL on hand..
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Unknown
How old is your fish (approximately)? 3.5 months
I basically want to figure out if I'm doing all I can possibly do for this guy. I'd hate for him to pass knowing that I didn't try to provide the best treatment possible. The other imports are doing awesome! Swimming all over; Lyra is establishing herself as dominant female hehe. Orion is just looking so ill... I hope he's just cutting back to promote faster healing.
Any suggestions of things I could do differently? Or things to watch for? Food to provide him?