My new HM has red scratch like things on both sides of his face. I just noticed this a few minutes ago!
What size is your tank? 2.5g
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? Not Currently but soon!
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari Betta Pellets and frozen blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? x2 a day of 4-5 pellets and occasionally the blood worms
How often do you perform a water change? Currently every day
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25-30%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? There are two scratch like things on his gills/face/cheek area. One on each side.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? None that I've noticed
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About 10 minutes ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Nope.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that I know of
How old is your fish (approximately)? Got him yesterday
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Any help is very appreciated!