What size is your tank? 55 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Other bettas, guppies, platys, tetras, one pleco.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?Aqua culture betta pellet food and some other flakes for the other tropical fish.
How often do you feed your betta fish? One a day, i crush up some of the pellets, they are too large for some of the bettas and i pinch of the flakes, and every other day i feed freeze fried bloodworms.
How often do you perform a water change? once a week or more depending on water level
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 10%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? water condition , not sure on the name.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? She looks bloated and is swimming wierd.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? She is swimming sideways near the top of the water. She was still trying to eat, i got her three days ago at petsmart and she was fine.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About five minutes ago when i fed them, she was fine yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no not sure of what to do
Does your fish have any history of being ill? n/a
How old is your fish (approximately)? 6 months?
I leave for vacation on friday at 4:30 am, so i cant put her in a hospital tank for too long. We have a guy coming to feed all of our pets, but i cant expect him to do much, just feed.