Triple sulfa - how long should I use?
Here is some further info. Also, i took your advice changed 100% water & cleaned all decor & gravel before staring this latest treatment. Two days ago he bit off half his caudal fin! He's never done that before. Don't know if its stress from treatment or i recently moved him to a more trafficked area.
What size is your tank? 5g
What temperature is your tank? 79 - 80
Does your tank have a filter? Yes, but it is not cycled yet.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Just filter
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? Omega One pellets & blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x/day (3 pellets total)
How often do you perform a water change? Every other day while sick
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25 - 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime water conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Ammonia: 0 - .25ppm (I chg water if any ammonia shows)
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Black ragged fins
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 1 1/2 months ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Marcyn II, salt(10days), Triple sulfa (10days, so far)
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Had fin rot once before, Marcyn worked on that.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Got him in Oct, 2012, don't know how old.