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What size is your tank? He normally lives in 10 gallon, heavily planted tank
What temperature is your tank? 78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No, just good filter
Is your tank heated? No, will be soon. Live in Arizona...temps haven't dropped that low yet
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 3 Leopard Cory's
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Omega One
How often do you feed your betta fish? Once or twice a day. 2-3 pieces
How often do you perform a water change? 1 every two weeks
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Just a dechlorinator and then I cut the water with RO water. Our water is heavy out here.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Today, looking sick and pale
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Today, not eating, lethargic...dying
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Today
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Hospital tank with airstone, some sea salt, and bettafix
Does your fish have any history of being ill? He has gotten bloat a couple of times.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I think he is an older betta. Perhaps a year.
How fast is the patch growing? Is his anal fin deteriorating, or is that just the picture? It seems to be getting larger. It's nothing on the surface more of an internal paleness. There is fin deterioration. I think he got something from bad otocinclus I purchased. :(