So this is my girlfriend's betta fish. Heffy. I live 35 mins away from her at the moment, but she told me about Heffy's situation so I would see what you guys think. He lives in a very simplistic tank with a piece of driftwood, no filter or heater. Please look at the information below. My hypothesis is that his spot on his head was caused from him swimming under the piece of driftwood that is in the vase. The scales coming off though is concerning me. A picture will be posted below, but it does not reveal much, besides the mark on his forehead. My gf says that when Heffy swims the holes in his tail are much more apparent.
What size is your tank? 1.5-2 gal vase (big wide vase)
What temperature is your tank? room temp
Does your tank have a filter? no
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Is your tank heated? no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Aqueon pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets daily
How often do you perform a water change? Half once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? half
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? none
Have you tested your water? no
If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Little holes in his tail. One bigger hole and one smaller hole. Spots on body where it looks like he lost scales.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Tail two days ago. Other spots on his body today.
Have you started treating your fish?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? A little bit of his tail broke off, but it regenerated.
How old is your fish (approximately)? 2 years