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Old 09-05-2012, 09:23 AM   #1 
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Something's up with BJ

Housing
What size is your tank? One gallon
What temperature is your tank? appx. 23*
Does your tank have a filter? No
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? Frozen bloodworms, frozen brine shrimp, live fruitflies, Omega One Pellets, NLS pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day, two days fasting

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Every 3 days, sometimes every five days depending.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime, Black Water Extract, Oak Leaf

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

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
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Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? White fuzzy slime coat all over his body. It looks like columnaris, but he isn't acting like he's sick.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? His behavior has not changed at all. He is acting very healthy and is eating well.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Just added some BWE, daily water changes.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I've had him for three weeks, no saying how old he really is, but I think he's young.

I'm in the process of getting pictures. Could it possibly be fungus?
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:31 AM   #2 
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I'm guessing it could be Colmunaris also. Another user's betta had the same symptoms such as the white fuzzy coat. I say try to raise the temperature more or less 82 degrees. Try the aquarium salt treatment also. Good Luck.
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:19 PM   #3 
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*whew*

Okay, false alarm! It seems that some detritus from the live plants got sprinkled over his back and sides, making it look like fungus/columnaris/ whatever other nasty things I could think of! He's perfectly fine now. Darn silly creature :)
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:01 AM   #4 
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Good to hear
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