What size is your tank? 36 litres
What temperature is your tank? 26-27 C
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? 1 baby pleco, 2 baby molly, 2 peppered cory (all very peaceful) .. (have large tank which other fish move to as get too big)
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Tetra betta flakes. Algae wafers, freeze dried bloodworm and shrimps (occasional)
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once or twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? Every two weeks partial.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? ¼ to 1/3, depends how dirty it has got
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? ‘Tap safe’ for chlorine
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Tested few days ago after water change, all fine. Hard water area.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Silvery white scales
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Seems normal, active, eating ok.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a week approx.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? Around 8 months? Ive had 6 months, fish store has about 6 weeks I think it was.