my other poor betta, Carl, is now floating near the top with his mouth above water...
Has not been eating for the past 6 days.
the white dots are just bubbles from his water change that I just finished.
What size is your tank? at the moment 1 gal (for treatment)
What temperature is your tank? 80
Does your tank have a filter? yes, but no filter cart. due to treatment
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? no
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? tried to feed him FD bloodworm
How often do you feed your betta fish? tried once a day for now.. but usually once every 2 days
How often do you perform a water change? usually once a day
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? prime and ammonia remover
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? from dark red to semi pale
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? hardly eats, always at the top (as seen in picture)
When did you start noticing the symptoms? when he was underneath his old tank's filter. (I got scared thinking he died)
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? water change and adding maracyn-2
Does your fish have any history of being ill? had fin rot (since my father didn't change his water often, but now in my care every since then)
How old is your fish (approximately)?