What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
other female bettas, six corydoras, and between 4-7 amano shrimp
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
Aqueon Betta food
How often do you feed your betta fish?
Once daily in the morning
How often do you perform a water change?
Weekly on a Tuesday or Wednesday
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
None, we have well water with no harmful additives. I will occasionally use stress coat or melafix when I have added new fish.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
My green double tail girl has gone from looking like this:
To this, over the course of about three weeks:
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
She is still acting normally and eating normally.
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
About two to three weeks ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
The tank is currently being treated for Velvet: 20ml Malacide on 12/4, 12/6, and 12/8. The filter cartriges have been removed.
I have not started treatment for Cornix, as I am not sure what the problem is. The closest thing I can find online is False Neon Tetra Disease/Neon Tetra Disease.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
About a year old.