What size is your tank? 2.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 80-84
Does your tank have a filter? No
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? Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? Three pellets 2x daily
How often do you perform a water change? weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? A water purifier: don't have the container at hand
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
- No. It's city water if that helps any.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He has white, fuzzy-looking stuff trailing from on top of his head and from by his gills.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He seems to have trouble breathing and will suddenly dart to the bottom at times. He also doesn't seem to be eating. Sometimes he lists a little bit while swimming.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? The not eating about two or so days ago, and the fuzzy stuff tonight
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No: don't know how
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? We got him 1.5 yrs ago
This is my brother's fish, so we're all quite concerned. Thankfully my betta (Riemann) is still doing quite well.