Originally Posted by LittleBlueFishlets
Clean, warm water is the best way to treat fin rot. Can you post a photo? Also, could you fill out the form below, so that people have more info?
Can't get a photo =/ he won't stop moving and I have bad camera
What size is your tank? 5g
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? Just the biowheel filter that puts bubbles on the surface
Is your tank heated? yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? A snail
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Top fin betta bits (soon to upgrade to Omega One)
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2pellets in morning and at night, Fast on Sunday
How often do you perform a water change? every Sunday
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 30%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? prime and StressCoat+
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Bottoms fins have turned red with a black outline, some parts look ready to break off. Top fin has a black outline as well
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? It hasn't
When did you start noticing the symptoms? yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I added a bit of Aquarium Salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that I know of
How old is your fish (approximately)? a week
Edit: got a pic, you can see the red that wasn't there when i got him. Not sure if you can see the breakage.