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I have a beta fish that's acting weird and I'm worried.

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I have a beta fish that's acting weird and I'm worried.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Well, he just went completely nuts jumping and darting around in his bowl and then fell to the bottom. I did a partial water change and added some betafix but now he's laying on his side on the bottom gasping
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello, I am afraid that the expert you have requested is not currently available. Still I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has he been showing signs?

What are your water parameters just now? Any high ammonia, nitrites, or nitrates?

Any lesions on the betas body?