What size is your tank? 1 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 78 degrees Fahrenheit
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes
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? Aqueon Natural Betta Food
How often do you feed your betta fish? three pellets twice daily
How often do you perform a water change? weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
All of it minus the little bit that she is transferred into-we use this to make her acclimation easier and its proven to work well.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
After letting the water sit for about 24 hours, we add Aqueon Betta Bowl Plus.
Have you tested your water? No
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? *I've included a picture
strange lumps developed on her tail and dorsal fins. They seem to be getting larger. They were the same color as her scales at first, but as they grow, they get whiter.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
It hasn't--this is why we're confused. She still eats and moves well.
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Shortly after we treated her with Maracyn Two for a stomach parasite.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?No
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? 2 years