I got my first betta from a family member keeping him in the tiny container from the store. I moved him into better home a week ago and noticed a white spot near his gills on both sides. I hope it's not an infection. Can you please have a look at the picture?
What size is your tank? 2.5 gal
What temperature is your tank? 81 F
Does your tank have a filter? no
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? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqeon Betta Food pellets, will soon add bloodworms
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day
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? 50%, then 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Petco water conditioner
Water Parameters- not tested
Symptoms and Treatment:
I first noticed it 5 days ago. I can't say about the behavior because it's my first betta and I havent had it long.