What size is your tank? I switched him from a one gallon bowl today to a smaller one, so its easier to do daily changes
What temperature is your tank? about 70-75
Does your tank have a filter? no since he's been moved
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes
Is your tank heated? no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? he's a bachelor
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? betta pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day, 4 pellets.
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? complete change
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? today when I changed him i put in a smidge of an ammonium tablet and some aquarium salt
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? he has a tear in his back fin, and they seem close together like stuck and shrunk.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? slightly, lethargic and is floating at the top often, though he is still responsive, but he won't eat
When did you start noticing the symptoms? I've been gone the past 4 days, so my grandma said he started this yesterday.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? aquarium salt, and daily water changes.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no not at all
How old is your fish (approximately)?
please help? I don't want him to die, and yes I know he needs a heater, but this is the only medical tank I have and I need to be careful because of Irene and power outtages.