Hello, this is my first post to the forum and I hope to get some help with my betta Tiberius. here is the info:
What size is your tank? A little more than 2 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 80F
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? No
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? I rotate Freeze dried Blood worms and TetraBetta Floating Mini Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2 bloodworms in the morning and 2-3 pellets at night
How often do you perform a water change? Once a week
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? Start Right Complete Water Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? No.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He seams to be a little bloated above his pelvic fins. I just noticed this yesterday morning.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? It hasnít changed at all.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Yesterday morning, so July 6th.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I have had him for aprox. 2 Ĺ weeks.
I am not sure if it is bloat because he seems just as active and happy as normal. I have noticed a new bulge where his pelvic fins attach to his body, it also has a very slight brown color to that area. I saw poop in his bowl yesterday but I have not seen any yet today. I did change 100% of his tank water today, thursdays are the day I have been changing it.
Here is a picture of the area I think is a problem with an arrow pointing to it,
Please let me know what you guys think.