What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
consistent 78 degrees.
Does your tank have a filter?
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
Variety of betta pellets and blood worms.
How often do you feed your betta fish?
twice a day, one or two pellets per feeding. Normally skip a day each week.
How often do you perform a water change?
50% once a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
API 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?
Pieces of his caudal fin have been tattering away, moving closer to his body.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
About a week ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Adding stress coat, more frequent water changes, and just today I bought some melafix and added a 1/2 tsp to my tank.
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
Clamped fins (if that's an illness).
How old is your fish (approximately)?
Maybe 6 months? No idea.