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Hi, this is for my cousin's pet Betta that she brought home from college about two weeks ago. Her Betta, Bibble, has been lethargic and while he still has an appetite, he's been hanging out in his hideout at the top of the cage or at the very bottom. He is not breathing heavily.

Housing:
How many gallons is your tank? 3.5
Does it have a filter? Yes
Does it have a heater? Yes
What temperature is your tank? 77/79 degrees Fahrenheit
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? It has plants
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No tank mates

Food:
What food brand do you use? Bug Bites Betta Formula
Do you feed flakes or pellets? Flakes
Freeze-dried? No
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? Every morning sprinkle

Maintenance:
Before your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change? Once a month, 50% change twice a month
What percentage of water did you change? 100% once a month, 50% twice a month
What is the source of your water? Tap water
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water? Just dip out water, but every month everything is taken out and rinsed off
What additives do you use other than conditioner? What brand of conditioner? AquaSafe, Correct PH tablets, and BettaFix

Water Parameters:
What are your water parameters? Please give exact numbers. If tested by pet store please get exact numbers. "Fine" or "Safe" won't help us help you. Important: Test your water before the regular water change; not after one.

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness (GH):
Alkalinity (KH):

Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? Two weeks ago
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? Not flaring
How has your Betta’s behavior changed? Lethargic
Is your Betta still eating? Yes
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how? Using BettaFix
Does your Betta have any history of being ill? No
How long have you owned your Betta? Since December
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? No
Bibble Hiding:
Automotive tire Art Cloud Water well Circle


Bibble Healthy:
Purple Organism Petal Violet Pink


Water Test Strip:
Font Wood Bookmark Slope Natural material


Edit: Bibble in the Open (we are changing and conditioning the tank so he's in a holding cup until we're done)
Liquid Fluid Insect Drinking water Tableware

Any help would be appreciated, my cousin is very worried about him.
 
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