What size is your tank? 1.5 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees F
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no (should it?)
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? just one mystery snail
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Top Fin Betta Flakes and Freeze dried blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day
How often do you perform a water change? 50% water changes every other day
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? Stress coat
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His color has gotten a little darker and more vivid
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? yes, he used to be relatively active now he just lays on the bottom of the tank under the heater, he sometimes gets interested in the food I give him, but he wont swallow it just spits it back up
When did you start noticing the symptoms? two days ago when I moved him to his new tank (from a horrid .3 gallon cube :() to this new heated tank, with lots of pants for him to hide in
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Figured he was just adjusting to the new tank, and the warmth not sure what to treat him for.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)?