What size is your tank? 5 - 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? yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? another male betta across the divider
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? omega one
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? betta safe conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
haven't tested yet. today is water change day
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? looks to have an open sore near the gill on both sides.
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? If so, how? I only took him out and floated him in a cup last night
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? not sure but I've had him for 3-4 months
I really don't know how to describe this, but he's just got this white, flakey, circle near his gills (both sides) and it looks like an open sore.
Since I put him in the cup, I've noticed that it looks like he is shedding his slime coat on the ends of his fins.