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Old 08-04-2011, 02:06 PM   #1 
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Question Lelouch is clamping

Housing
What size is your tank? Split 5 Gal
What temperature is your tank? 82F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? No (the heater is unplugged for summer)
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Nobody yet

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Nutrafin Betta Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x a day, 2 pellets morning 1 pellet night

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Every Tuesday
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? SeaChem Prime and occasionally SeaChem Flourish for the plants

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

Ammonia: 0-0.25ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: 5ppm
pH: 8.2
Hardness: 100 GH or 5.6 dGH
Alkalinity: 80 KH or 4.5 dKH

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He looks a little clampy and sulking
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He only half flares, he's sitting and cuddling next to James at the bottom. He also crams himself into the back corner by the divider.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Literally just now
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Nothing yet
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Nope
How old is your fish (approximately)? Well if my Aquabid guys are considered 3-4 months, Lelouch is MUCH smaller than they are, so maybe 2 months old? :S He's about 1.5ish inches?
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:12 PM   #2 
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He's energetic from time to time, either coming up for breaths, or moving spots, or when he thinks I'm going to feed him
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:18 PM   #3 
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Checked for velvet, no gold dust. He's not rubbing or anything either.

It's like he's just being emo :/
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:53 PM   #4 
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He isnt 2 months... If he was, he'd be a fry! :D Some guys are just small.

The only thing I could think of is something with the cycle. Try QTing him in some fresh water for a day or two, and if he perks up, its the water.

Consider a 20% change to knock down some of the levels a bit.

Add 1tsp/gallon of aq salt if you think that would benefit him.
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:40 PM   #5 
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FFFFFFFFFF I couldn't catch him xD;

20% WC it is.

He's acting like he just saw a ghost. He's hiding in his decoration now :/..Zooms up to the surface just to take a breath

EDIT: NVM I got him, he's sitting in tupperware with some salt

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Old 08-04-2011, 03:59 PM   #6 
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Oh good. I hope he feels better :<
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:04 PM   #7 
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Still not feeling better T_T...he looks a little thin, maybe internal parasites? :C


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Old 08-04-2011, 06:05 PM   #8 
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He still eats like nothing's wrong :C
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:07 PM   #9 
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I dont know if i think he's thin :o Idk, though... Monitor his ppoooopppiieess.

His pectorals dont seem clamped :O! Clamped is when theyre like this off his body

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They weren't clamped because was swimming around, but they are clamped now :C

Also lol all I saw was kirby <('.'<) <('.')> (>'.')>
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