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Old 07-22-2012, 10:06 PM   #1 
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Beginning signs of Fine Rot?

She's still very young so it may just be her color coming in, but i wanted to be sure.

Housing

Tank size: 1 gallon
Temperature: 77 degrees
Filter: No
Aeration: No
Tank Heated: Yes
Tank Mates: None

Food
What type of food: Aqueon Betta Food pellets
How often: two every twelve hours (she is very small and feeding her three tends to make her a little bloated)

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change?
one 25% water change every day (since i do not have a filter) and one 100% water change once a week.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
I add betta bowl Plus for conditioner, nothing else

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Sorry, i haven't tested

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
Black has started to form around all edges of fins
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
It hasn't
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Yesterday
Have you started treating your fish?
No
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
No
How old is your fish (approximately)?
7-8 weeks?

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Old 07-22-2012, 10:53 PM   #2 
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I would say if he's not acting sick then he's not. Just looks to be his coloring coming in. I've seen that a lot with reds recently. If he starts to get lethargic or "lazy" then I'd worry but for now he looks/sound good to go.
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:08 PM   #3 
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Thanks a ton for the input :D i wont worry about it but keep an eye out for any change in behavior.
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:12 PM   #4 
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not a problem!
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