No, the only thing physicaly that has changed is that the swelling has made his gills sit in a strange postition. His scales are normal.
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
70 to 75 degrees F
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Just the bubbles that the filter makes
Is your tank heated?
No, It stays about the same temp as the room it is in
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
Blue gourami, dwarf gourami, and a comet goldfish
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?
Twice a day
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?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Ph control tablet, and Tetra conditioner for tap water (makes it safer and healthier for the fish)
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
Swollen abdomen that is a goldish/brassy color
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
He's become sluggish and depressed-like
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
A couple days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
I haven't because I don't know what is wrong with him.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
The pet store said he was about 2 months old when I got him and I've had him for about 8 months so he's around 10 months old.
Last edited by Ashley427; 08-04-2011 at 10:48 PM.