What size is your tank? 10g
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Not currently
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Zebra dino
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once a day, skip 1 day a week
How often do you perform a water change? Once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 23%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Aquarium salt
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? N/A no test kit and local pet store doesn't do it
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Yes. Small white dots have appeared on a few of them. It doesn't look like ich. There are only a couple that have 1 or 2 dots. They aren't cottony.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Just a few minutes ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No. I have no idea what this is.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? Young. Got them about a month ago.
My male betta died a few days ago from dropsy. I'm terrified that I may have somehow contaminated the females. Is it ich, or something else?