What size is your tank? 5 gallon
What temperature is your tank?78-80
Does your tank have a filter?yes
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?1 otto ( I know its a no no)
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?pellets, FD blood worms, flakes ( rotate)
How often do you feed your betta fish?nightly
How often do you perform a water change?weekly
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?declorinator
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?have not tested about to go right now to LFS
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?Tail is shreading
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?no
When did you start noticing the symptoms?last night
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?yes, put 1 tablespoon of salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill?no
How old is your fish (approximately)? got him Christmas
My question is do I start with a complete water change? I did a 20% late last night did not want to wake my son(7) so I did not do more. The tank is right by his bed.
I used a tablespoon of sea salt from the kitchen.
Thanks in advance for any advice!