What size is your tank? 3G
What temperature is your tank? 78-79
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? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Betta buffet flakes. I couldn't get him to eat the pellets when i first got him and he still turns his nose up at them. He likes the flakes though
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2 x day, am/pm
How often do you perform a water change? 2 x weekly or more
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 2 x 50-75% usually a 100% in there too.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? prime
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
didn't have a chance to test before i left for work, but 75% wc was done 2 days ago.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? I noticed a small lump/something attached around his right fin
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He's been less active, less interested in food for a few days.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? A few days he's been less active, noticed the lump thing this morning. He also didn't eat this morning.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No, wasn't sure what to treat with.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Yes, when i got him he was close to death. Skinny, fin rot, lying on his side a lot. He didn't eat for a while but once he started to eat and had clean water he seemed to do a lot better
How old is your fish (approximately)? between 6 months and 1 yr.
I have maracyn, some kind of tetra parasite stuff and prazipro in the house.
I'll do a wc when i get home and if someone could give me a hint as to what this is i can start treatment. I'll just take the plants out of his tank and treat the whole tank.