I just noticed today that my male betta looks like he has mold on his fins! I'm not sure what it is or what I should do, help!
What size is your tank? 10 gallon divided.
What temperature is your tank? 80.
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? Was in there with another male, but he died a few days ago, less than 2 days after I put both of them in the new divided tank. I assumed he couldn't handle the stress of seeing another male.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Haikari Betta Bio Gold.
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets, twice daily. Weekly treat of freeze dried blood worms.
How often do you perform a water change? Just set up the tank, plan on 50% changes twice weekly.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Seachem Prime.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: 0.25 (Water change scheduled for today)
Nitrite: Between 0-0.25.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Looks like he has mold on his fins.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He's still ajusting to his new home, but he's perked up a bit the past day.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Today.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? I've only had him a few weeks.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Not sure.