Ok so I posted this problem recently before but it did not get answered so here goes again. My delta tail male, Spud, has a problem. I think his fins are shrinking! They are a tinge of red at the tips and there is a clean peice missing. It looks like it has regrowth (clear fins), but it has been getting more and more distinct.
What size is your tank? 2.5 gallon.
What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees F.
Does your tank have a filter? Yes.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Just filter output.
Is your tank heated? Yes.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Top Fin betta pellets.
How often do you feed your betta fish? Twice daily.
How often do you perform a water change? Once a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Stress Coat
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: Test strips dont give ammonia :O
Hardness: 75 ppm
Alkalinity: 80 ppm
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Fins seems to be clamped and shrunken; also a little reddish tinge on tips.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Eats normally just likes to be in his cave a lot lately.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Monday so 2 days ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No, although I thought of adding Pimafix because it says treats reddening of fins and body..
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Dont know but I got him a few weeks ago.
Here is a picture. Let me clarify his belly is not swollen it is just his little fins on the side of his body that move fast and make his belly look big lol. And also a pic of him before this...