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Old 07-16-2011, 04:43 AM   #1 
CresentMoon
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Stressed HM Betta + Clamped Fins

Recently, you guys have helped treat my other betta and now i have another problem. I have a HM Betta that seems to be stressing out and i would like to find out what he is stressing over. He hasn't been eating and has clamped up fins and it looks like he has trouble swimming with the clamped fins.

Housing
What size is your tank? 1.3 Gallons
What temperature is your tank? 80 Degrees F
Does your tank have a filter? Nope
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Nope
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Dried Bloodworms, Flakes
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1 time a day and i fast him for 1 day every week

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Once - Twice per 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?

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:N/A
Nitrite:N/A
Nitrate:N/A
pH:N/A
Hardness:N/A
Alkalinity: N/A

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He has became pale and has 2 light, horizontal stripes, Clamped Fins
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Not Eating, Lethargic, Non Responsive
When did you start noticing the symptoms? about 2 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Nope
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Nope
How old is your fish (approximately)? N/A
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Old 07-16-2011, 06:28 AM   #2 
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My Betta passed away 2hrs after this post...
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Old 07-16-2011, 09:33 AM   #3 
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I am so sorry, CresentMoon. :( I didn't see this post until too late. I wish I could have helped you. :(
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