Cleaning my sorority today I saw little white dots hanging off my female kings fins, both dorsal & caudal. I was able to get a couple pictures before they fell off, but I have no clue what it might be. Any idea what it could be & how I should treat it? Treat the whole tank or remove her & treat her separately.
What size is your tank? 10 gal
What temperature is your tank? 80
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? 6 female betta & a couple mystery snails
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? bb, mysis shrimp, & topline color enhancing pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice daily
How often do you perform a water change? 50-75% every other day
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50-75%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: don't know
Alkalinity: don't know
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? white dots hanging off the tips of dorsal and caudal that fall off
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? It hasn't
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 3 hrs ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I haven't
Does your fish have any history of being ill? not that I know off. I've had her a month, month and a half and she hasn't been sick in that time.
How old is your fish (approximately)? No clue
Here's a couple pictures you can see the dots on