Squirt has developed something on his head, and to me, it looks like he might have bashed his head against something. He's missing scales from the looks of it.
I don't know if it's from a acciddental run in with the tank decor, or if there's something else going on.
This popped up all of an hour ago.
What size is your tank? 5 gal divided
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? no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Another betta
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Betta Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2-3 Pellets a day everyday
How often do you perform a water change? Twice a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Anywhere from 50% to 100%. Usually one of each
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Water Conditioner and Ammonia Remover (I might stop using this because it's making the water cloudy and smelly)
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? He has developed a spot on his head in which he lost a lot of his scales. Yesterday I noticed some white fuzz hanging on the ends of his tail, but I don't know if this is related somehow.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Nothing has changed at all.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Five minutes ago, but he was fine an hour ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Both fish are currently being treated with AQ salt.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? I've had him for less than a month, so I'm not 100% sure
His normal appearance: