Kermit has to go, First up your tank is too small ADF are very social and you need at least 3.
Many illnesses can be traced to water conditions. Your water-changing schedule is the most important element in diagnosing. Please be honest.
How many gallons is your tank? 4
Does it have a filter? Yes
Does it have a heater? Yes
What temperature is your tank? 79 F
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? Yes, one ADF frog.
What food brand do you use? Aqueon (With research I plan on changing this soon.)
Do you feed flakes or pellets? Pellets
Freeze-dried? Blood worms rare.
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? Once a day, 4 pellets and rare bloodworms as treats.
your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change? Once every two weeks.
What percentage of water did you change? 50%
What is the source of your water? Tap water, Treated.
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water?
What additives do you use? What brand of conditioner? Can‘t say exactly, but for bettas.
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.
Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? Yesterday morning
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? not really, just swollen tummy.
How has your Betta’s behavior changed? No, he’s still active.
Is your Betta still eating? Wants food yes, currently not feeding him because I believe hes constipated
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how? Not feeding for 1-2 days.
Does your Betta have any history of being ill? No
How long have you owned your Betta? 8 months
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? No
— Thank you for your feedback, I was really worried no one would see the post. I will find a new home for Kermit. Sad to see him go but their health is most important to me. I’m not sure about the pH and such in the tank, but a update on Charlie his swollen belly has gone down a little. Not enough for comfort, but more.
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