Betta looks uncomfortable

Sanchez5296

I am not sure what to do. My betta was sleeping normally on her leaf with her head sticking up close to the surface(normal I think). I shined a light and did not see much reaction and couldn't really see gill movement. After a bit, she reacted and is breathing fairly hard, this might be due to the flashlight but not sure. Anyway, she is now kind of just floating around and not really swimming but more like floating around from place to place. She was swimming toward the bottom and looked as if she was weak and would stop and lay there for a bit. It might be the filter because I noticed that her fins are getting some resistance when she swims around. Any ideas? Anything I should look for or do? She does have scrape that I have been doing daily water changes for and using an almond leaf
 

BigManAquatics

Too much flow is a possibility. My bettas usually stayed away from the part of the tank the filter was in and generally struggled to swim well when i used HOBs in their tanks.
 
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