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Old 01-28-2013, 12:30 PM   #1 
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Patch on side of gill

Housing
What size is your tank? 29 gal
What temperature is your tank? 85f
Does your tank have a filter? yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated? yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 6 neon tetras 2 fancy guppies, mystery snail, 2 cories, 10-15 cherry shrimpm

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? NLS
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2 times a day

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? Heavily planted tank a week old 2 times a week if needed ... 25% and 50% if needed
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25% and 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime

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

Ammonia:.25
Nitrite: .25
Nitrate: 0
pH: 7.6
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment Currently treating Ich in tank (temp raised to 85f and using Mardel Maracide)
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Silver area on gill cover (picture included)
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms? today
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)? unsure

Old tank cracked and had to replace and replant last week. New planted tank currently a week old. Currently treating tank for ich... temp has been raised to 85f. Noticed silver area on gill cover... not sure if it is from scratching or another type of infection.



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Old 01-29-2013, 12:46 AM   #2 
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Looks like totally normal coloration to me.
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