What size is your tank?10 gallon split
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? No
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? another male betta (split tank)
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1 or 2 times a day
How often do you perform a water change?
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: All is normal
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His apperance is the same, he is a bit of a tail bitter.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He is very lethargic and stays close to the top of the tank as if he is having trouble breathing.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Last night
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I haven't done anything but float him in a cup in his tank
Does your fish have any history of being ill? His only problem has been his tail bitting.
How old is your fish (approximately)? He's been with me maybe 10 months.
He hasn't eaten since yesterday morning at which time he seemed fine. The other fish in the tank perfectly normal pretty much ruling out lack of oxygen in the water, also there is an air stone.
All help much appreciated I don't want to lose him :(