What size is your tank? 10 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 78-80
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? 5 Ghost Shrimp and they get along just fine
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Tetra Bettamin Flakes (Just switched him to Frozen Brine Shrimp (Although he has had no interest since he is sick)
How often do you feed your betta fish? Everyday, tried letting him fast for a couple of days thinking it was swim bladder disorder and fin rot but didn't help his swimming issues.
How often do you perform a water change? Right now, daily. Before that, weekly or as needed by water tests.
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? NovaAqua Plus Water Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Yes, fins noticeably splitting and rotting away
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He use to be very active and always hungry. Now just sits in the corner by the heater bobbing up for air every now and then.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a week ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? yes, tried Betta Fix. No signs of improvement and doing water changes daily.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No, he is usually very easy going.
How old is your fish (approximately)? fairly young__________________
This was him, Healthy
This was him a week ago when I first noticed something wasn't right
And this is him now