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Old 08-23-2012, 03:51 PM   #1 
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k my just bought Ct is acting strange

I'm gla dI have decided to qt these new additions. My CT looks kinda strange he's acting funny, I'm giving him a day or two to addjust to his bowl but he seem skittish, has like white fuss under his mouth gills part and hardly swims unless its to run awa he did eat those pellets they had given him at the Pet Store.
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:53 PM   #2 
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White fuzz maybe ick.
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:55 PM   #3 
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Hmm could be Ick can Aquarium Salt cure it? That's all I have cus I don;t think those hard products help at all.
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Old 08-23-2012, 04:01 PM   #4 
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AQ salt is good to start with as long as the ick hasn't progressed too much.
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Old 08-23-2012, 04:03 PM   #5 
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I'm no expert on diseases and treatments, but I do know white cottony fuzz around the face and gills isn't ich....its columnaris. Ich would look like your fish had been sprinkled with salt.

Please fill this out and attach a couple of pictures if you can so one of the experts can help you out. :)

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Old 08-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #6 
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it could also be fungus. but it is not ich if it is fuzzy. Either way you will need to fill out what Dragonfish posted
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:34 PM   #7 
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Oh My Ok will do.

Housing
What size is your tank? 10g
What temperature is your tank? 78 I can put another hater if needed.
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?Um No air stone should I get those? It has the ventilation thingy that I leave open always so they can take in air and put in the food.
Is your tank heated?Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Only another Betta with a Tank Divide but right now he lives alone and hs been alone in his qt bowl since I just got him.

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? etra is the brand but the name is. BettaMin Flakes
How often do you feed your betta fish? Twice a day but again i just got this fish today so haven't fed him yet.

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change? Every day for now since he;s in he's qt 1 gallon bowl I just got him today.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100% for right now and 25% in it' cycling tank that's 10g with a divider to make it 5g
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Only declloritiser Tetra AquaSafe

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? Nope I need a tester Kit dang it forgot o get that today at the store will have to wait till next week though when my mom can take me ****!

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

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?It has qhite cottonny stuff in the bottom.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?Not that Iknow of.
When did you start noticing the symptoms?Just today since I got him
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? With AQ Salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill? I Just got him today.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Um a few months old.
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:00 PM   #8 
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Bummping it to see if I get help soon sorry to do this it won;t happen again. Forgive the curse word i forgot I'm so sory please someone edit that and delete the word I can't at the moment.

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Old 08-23-2012, 06:13 PM   #9 
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Can you post a picture please?

Also, there are young kids on this forum; can you please not curse?
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:17 PM   #10 
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Opps sorry i forgot My bad trully am sorry for the ccurse I;ll edit right now
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