What size is your tank? 3 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 82
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Two female platies, acting normal and showing no signs of disease.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? omega one pellets, tropical fish flakes, daphnia, blood worms. (Only gets one type of food per day.)
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a day.
How often do you perform a water change? Every three days.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50-75%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? API water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Small raised bump on both sides where tail fin meets body. Bump looks exactly like a water blister humans would get.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Rubs against my hand when cleaning tank/rearranging decor.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? ~2 weeks ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Did 5 days of aquarium salt. Added a little coppersafe to his tank yesterday. No change.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? unknown
Bump is low where the tail meets the body. It's that brown spot. Does not have any texture and is smooth.
bump is bigger on his other side. It's in the exact same spot on both sides.