Ok i have a male VT betta. He has long showy fins. I recemtly upgraded his tank a few days ago. i left him for an hour and came back to see 3/4 of his fin sliced off and like...4 scales ripped off! Idk what he could have ripped them on. it was so sudden. all i have in there are fake silk plants and marble rocks! ): i came back another hour later and more of his fins are ripped off! what should i do? please help! im super freaked!
What size is your tank? 2.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 79-80F
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? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 5 a day
How often do you perform a water change? 1-2 a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? stress coat +
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Some scales got ripped off. His fins are also being torn off.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? None
When did you start noticing the symptoms? A couple hours ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Not yet.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? a year?