Rain's been on Kanaplex, and at first it seems to have slowed down the fin rot, but these few days I've seen it starting on his dorsal too. Can anyone help me?
What size is your tank? 5.5 gal
What temperature is your tank? 80F
Does your tank have a filter? no
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? NLS betta
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day, 3 pellets each time
How often do you perform a water change? twice a week, but a bit more frequently with rot
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 78-80% on Tuesdays, 100% on Fridays, both times I use a gravel siphon
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? IAL, vitachem, prime, some stress coat
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? tattered looking fins, since rays bent and droopy, hanging by a bit, looking as though it will fall off any second
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? none
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2 and a half weeks ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? first used AQ salt, but then used Kanaplex instead
Does your fish have any history of being ill? tail biting, external parasites of some sort that have been controlled to some extent
How old is your fish (approximately)? 6-7 months?
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