I got a betta from petsmart the other day and when i got home I noticed his back fin was fuzzy after talking to some friends they said he had fin rot and to use Aquarium salt and 100% water changes for a week or so. Today is day 3 of the treatment. This morning I noticed that part of his tail was missing I don't know if it is the fin rot getting worse or if it is just part of the AQ salt getting rid of the disease. One of my friend suggested that I ask about it here.
What size is your tank? 1 gallon currently
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated? No, Iím waiting for the heater to arrive but the house is always at 70
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? N/A
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Iíve tried both pellets and flakes and he hasnít eaten either of them.
How often do you feed your betta fish? So far I have given him a bit everyday hoping he would eat.
How often do you perform a water change? I have been doing water changes every day since I got him to help with the fin root.
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? Aquarium salt.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Donít know.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Donít know.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? When I first got him
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Aquarum salt and 100% water changes
Does your fish have any history of being ill? N/A
How old is your fish (approximately)? N/A