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My betta Kendrick has popeye, he is laying at the bottom of the tank and in lethargic and also wont eat much. I don't know what to do, so far Ive been giving him Lifeguard from the brand jungle, its day 3 of doing that. Since then ive noticed a tiny bit of improvement but it doesn't seem like enough. Your supposed to for 5 consecutive days but im worried its not working fast enough. I don't know what else to do and need help. :(

Housing
What size is your tank? 1 Gallon its all I can keep :(
What temperature is your tank? 74-84 all the time.
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes.
Is your tank heated? No but my room is always warm so the water is always at the right temp.
What tank mates does your betta live with now? None.

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Betta pellets.
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1 time around noon he eats about 3 pellets.

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? About once a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Stress Coat, Ammonia clear water conditioner, even though our water is already free of chlorines etc just to be sure.

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, What are the following parameters?

Ammonia: I don't know
Nitrite: I don't know
Nitrate: I don't know
pH: 7.0
Hardness: I don't know
Alkalinity: I don't know :(

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fishs appearance change? Budgling eyes, clamped fins, Kinda pale. Hes a dark royal blue and black.
When did your start noticing the symptom's? About 4 days ago.
Have your started treating your fish? If so, How? One tablet of Jungle Lifeguard a day for 3 days so far, I don't know if I should keep going.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Yes, fin rot and maybe another but I cant remember. Nothing to serious he got over it.
How old is your fish? I don't know Ive had him for a little over a year, when I boughthim he was already pretty big.

Thanks everything helps.
 

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Thanks you and Ill start doing the everyday changes. I have epsom salt here at my house so ill try that. What kind of antibiotic can I buy? Yes I have access to a walmart. So should I stop with the lifegaurd? Hes weak and rarely swims around the tank almost like hes confused. I almpst thought he passed I just got home but hes gills are moving slowly. :( Ill change the water and start the epsom salt. Thank you so much
 

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Progress!

So I started the fungus clear and did his second dose today I was wondering when to do the next 100% water change or do I do snother dose? Hes doing better he swims a little more. Still doesnt eat much 1 pellet if im lucky. His apperance is still not very good except his eye swelling has gone down but hes still greyish around his face and gills instead of black. So what do I do next?
 
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