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Old 02-06-2013, 10:08 AM   #1 
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what's wrong with mystic

i woke up this morning to feed my betta. i noticed he had a stringy thing coming out of his chest. what is wrong.
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:12 AM   #2 
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Try to answer as many of these as possible:
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 02-06-2013, 10:12 AM   #3 
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Are there multiple white strings/tufts on his body, or just a single string?
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:27 PM   #4 
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Just one single string
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:31 PM   #5 
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He might just be pooping. If so, I'd be concerned that it's white.

What are his housing conditions?
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Old 02-06-2013, 05:15 PM   #6 
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He is fine now....it is gone I think it was poop like you said
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:07 PM   #7 
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White poop means internal infection.. More info and photos please: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=49233
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