well after moving Acoustic from the 5 gal. to the 10 gal. he seemed fine.
Today however, he just started swimming slightly on his side. This is the
2nd time my fishes has gotten sick in the 10 gal, Acoustic was fine in his
What size is your tank? 10 gallon
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? aqua culture pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x a day, 2 pellets every time
How often do you perform a water change? a 50% once a week, and 1 100% a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? a 50% once a week, and one 100% a week.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime Water Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nitrite: 0 ppm
Nitrate: 0 ppm
pH: 7.6 - 8.2
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? started to lose color and has little red spots around the head
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? started to become lethargic
When did you start noticing the symptoms? just about 40 mins
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Put him back in the 5 gal with water conditioner. Probably tomorrow go get some Epsom Salt.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? No idea