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Old 08-04-2012, 12:43 PM   #1 
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Disease Doubt

Hi there. This is my first post here. I read the betta fish disease and treatment posts but i am not sure which disease my betta has. Can anyone help me? Thanks.





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Old 08-04-2012, 01:01 PM   #2 
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Please answer the following so others can better provide an answer:

Housing
What size is your tank?
What temperature is your tank?
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?

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
How often do you feed your betta fish?

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change?
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?

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

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:26 PM   #3 
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he looks bloated but outside of that he looks fine
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Old 08-04-2012, 04:02 PM   #4 
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Housing
What size is your tank? 27 L (7,13 gallons)
What temperature is your tank? 27 C (80 F)
Does your tank have a filter? External Filter
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? BettaMix FD and BloodWorms FD both by Alcon
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 times

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change? Once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Tetra AquaSafe

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

Ammonia: 0,25 ppm
Nitrite: Don't know
Nitrate: Don't know
pH: Around 7,0
Hardness: Don't know
Alkalinity: PH is around 7,0

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
How old is your fish (approximately)?

I bought him a few days ago and he was already with it. My other betta died with the same problem.
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Old 08-04-2012, 04:14 PM   #5 
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It would ---really-- help us to help you if you would actually describe to us what's happening with your fish...
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Old 08-04-2012, 04:19 PM   #6 
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It would ---really-- help us to help you if you would actually describe to us what's happening with your fish...


+1 for sure!
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:24 PM   #7 
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The only thing I see thats off is ammonia is present. Try doing more water changes.
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:26 PM   #8 
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That's a cute bunny :3
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That's a cute bunny :3
thanks!
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thanks!
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