So i posted a while ago about my betta's tail biting problem. The main advice i got was to do regular water changes, which i do! The only thing is, my betta's tail biting has gotten WORSE. Im watching his beautiful fins slowly disappear...and its killing me i dont know how to make him stop! Help?:(
What size is your tank? 5 gallon
What temperature is your tank? around 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? no (could this be it? he is very active though, which ive heard means he isnt cold?)
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Tetra Betta pellets, around 6 two times one day, next day 6 one time, alternating. Fast Sunday.
How often do you feed your betta fish? ^^^
How often do you perform a water change? 25% two times a week
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? Betta fish water conditioner,a little bit of aquarium salt
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nitrite: (tested recently, a okay)
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?bite marks ALL over his tail fin...hes is (was:( ) a super delta.....soon he wont have a tail :(
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? normal, swimming all over his tank almost constantly!
When did you start noticing the symptoms? about a week after i got him, ive had him 2 months ish
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? just aquarium salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill? not that i know of...he was a happy healthy fish when i got him :(
How old is your fish (approximately)? 2 months