Yesterday I noticed some minor fin rot on my male delta tail. Here are the params:
What size is your tank? 5 Gallon
What temperature is your tank? 73 Degrees (heater is on the way)
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? Not currently
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Either Hikori Bio-Gold or Aqeon Betta Pellets. Ocassional freeze dried bloom worm as a treat
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets once a day
How often do you perform a water change? 2x weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? wednesday is 50% change, sunday is 50-60% change with vacuum
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? Yes, minor fin rot on the very end of his tail. See the pointy part of the bottom of his tail. his entire lower tail was round.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Sunday morning
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? 80% water change and added aquarium salt plus stress coat
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No
How old is your fish (approximately)? I've had Steely for about a month
I'm gonna try adding a picture which shows a few pointy tips on the lower round of his tail. Should I continue with 80% water changes with AQ salt? I have not moved him into a QT tank.