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Old 07-04-2013, 03:08 PM   #1 
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Exclamation Fin rot? Yes or No?

I saw my Betta's fins like this this morning, Wondering if its fin rot? Showed this picture to the Fish Care girl in Petsmart she said my fish was just old but i have only had him 3mo his fins are normally white/ light blue and separated but they have seemed to be fused together now
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:38 PM   #2 
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Hard to tell from the pic but it looks like it may be coloration. Is he clamped up? Can you get a clearer pic?
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Old 07-05-2013, 12:05 AM   #3 
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Hi, could you fill out the form below? This will give us more information, so that people can help you. Answer what you can. Leave anything else blank or put "NA"."

Also, as Shellieca mentioned, is it possible for you to post a few more photos?

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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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