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Old 09-14-2012, 06:23 PM   #1 
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Tail Biting?

Housing
What size is your tank? 2.5 gal
What temperature is your tank? 82*
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

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets and frozen blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2/day (three pellets in morning, one worm at night)

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Every other day
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25-50
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? API Tap Water Conditioner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
(just changed water earlier today)

Ammonia:0
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:0
pH: 7.6
Hardness: unsure
Alkalinity: unsure

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Tail is getting more ragged, but color is unchanged
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? I just got him last week so I'm unsure. He shredded his moss ball.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? This morning after finding tail bits when changing water.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? 1/2 teaspoon of aquarium salt/gallon in tank and stress coat water conditioner during water change today.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Unsure
How old is your fish (approximately)? Unsure. Was a pet store purchase and looks fully grown.
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:25 PM   #2 
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Here's the picture of his tail. Also I think he's an orange dalmation but I'm unsure what color to call him.
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