What size is your tank? 20G long
What temperature is your tank? 79F
Does your tank have a filter? HOB, with no charcoal
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Just added one on 1/2/12
Is your tank heated? Yes
Inhabitants? Betta (1), Otocinclus (4), Assassin Snail (2), Gold Endlers(3), lots of Malaysian Trumpet Snails
What type of food do you feed your fish? TetraColor Granules
How often do you feed your fish? Twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? Never, it's a soil-planted tank
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Never, it's a soil-planted tank
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Added StressCoat+ for the betta's fins
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Hardness (gH): 0
Hardness (kH): 40
I just noticed this white spot on my livebearer today... It's huge, looks like it's part of the skin and slightly irridescent when I shine a white LED on it.
I broke out the camera and tripod to get a better shot. The white spot is on the dorsal fin and I'm pretty sure it wasn't there yesterday or two days ago. It's smooth and not fuzzy or bumpy, unless you count the patterning of it's scales as bumps.
Right now, I'm concerned it might be ich or saddleback columnaris
It's a heavily planted tank, but I had an otto cat die yesterday within 24hrs of finding it lying on it's side. I know ottos are pretty fragile in their first month and the other ottos seem to be doing ok still.
Anyone have any ideas. I'm worried that this might develop into something that will jeopardize my betta and my newly planted soil tank.