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Old 09-21-2013, 10:35 AM   #1 
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White bump??

Last night I noticed that Earl had a white bump on his head! It wasn't there earlier in the day! I checked on him again this morning, and it almost seemed to be sticking further away from his head then it had been.


Housing
What size is your tank?1.5
What temperature is your tank? 76-80. It usually stays at 78 but because its raining and a bit cold today it dropped a little to 76.
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? None

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? New Life Spectrum
How often do you feed your betta fish? 7-10 pellets at 11:30am.

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Once every 1-2 weeks.
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? Water conditioner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
No

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? White bump/object sticking from his head?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Not that I can tell. He almost seems more friendly!
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Last night, around 10pm.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? He has fin rot as well currently.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I don't know..

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Picture 2: these 2 are both from last night.
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