What size is your tank? 55 gal
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
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? Other female betas, platy, glofish, clown loach
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets/flakes
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1-2 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?
Have not recently, but I did a water change 2 days ago and the parameters were...
Hardness: Hard (I hate these test strips)
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Appearance has not changed
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? She wiggles his tail fin a lot, almost like my clown loach, but is having trouble swimming to the top and when he gets to the top, she is almost vertical when taking in air.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Just now
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I put in some "Quick Fix" in a floating cup
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Nope.
How old is your fish (approximately)? 5 months
Now that she's resting in his cup, he's literally resting on the bottom a bit. It's very strange, I've never seen any of my fish do this before. I'm hoping that she'll be okay till I get home. Any ideas?