02-21-2014, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by joyannaneedshelp
I'm having the same problem I got him Tuesday and this is Thursday for a betta I dont know if he can survive I got him at pet smart and he won't eat and he keeps going to the bottom of my tank and stops moving anything but he is still breathing because you can see his gils move I need any help possible. I have an obbsesion with this fish and his will to survive but I have a feeling that won't be for long. Please if on can help me it would be greatly appreciatited
2 days is nothing for a new fish, they're just getting settled in. I usually don't feed new fish for a day, and feed lightly for the first week. If it goes for a few more days try the same treatment, though I wouldn't go as high with the temperature, maybe 86F tops.
Expecting quality from PetSmart is like expecting fine cuisine from McDonalds. Like most anything else in life you get what you pay for.