What size is your tank?10 Gallon
What temperature is your tank?78 Degrees Farenheit.
Does your tank have a filter?Yes.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?No.
Is your tank heated?Yes.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?None, but I plan on adding cory cats and a snail.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Omega One Betta Buffet Pellets and Flakes.
How often do you feed your betta fish?I got him on boxing day, so I've been feeding him twice a day. All I've SEEN him eat is a bloodworm and a pellet.
How often do you perform a water change?I haven't done one yet, but plan on doing a 10-20% once a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?10-20%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? I haven't done a change yet.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He still looks the same.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He's been swimming around the bottom of the tank, and when he's been swimming he seems to be having trouble. He's been swimming slightly to one side, and he's been kinda shaking his fins as he's been swimming, and having trouble going up and forwards.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? This morning.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I have not treated him, because I thought he was just relaxing on the bottom of the tank, but now I think it could be SBD.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? I just bought him, so not that I know of.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Myate estimated that he's around 6 months.