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Old 08-23-2012, 02:05 PM   #1 
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tail biting or fin rot?

Housing
What size is your tank?
5 G
What temperature is your tank?
80 degrees
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
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
none

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
aqueon betta food
How often do you feed your betta fish?
twice daily with 2-3 pellets

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change?
twice weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
100% and 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
prime and top fin bacteria supplement

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
caudal fin isn't as long as it used to be. no longer bue but like a light gray/black? on the very tips of the points there is clear spots.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
nothing that makes me worry. he gets mad and flairs at the filter. he sometimes rides the current repeatedly but i unplugged it for now.
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
last night
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
nothing yet. i unplugged the filter for still water.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
no
How old is your fish (approximately)?
purchased from LFS in may
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:13 PM   #2 
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in reference to the current riding:
i have a baffle to keep the current from being too strong and he doesn't get mad and flair when it is on, he only gets mad when it is off.
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:37 AM   #3 
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