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Old 12-29-2010, 04:15 AM   #1 
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He's not looking good

as well as his fungus problem theres a thin yellowish string coming out from underneath him. =/

im treating the fungus now, but today is the first day of the treatment. Its covering at least half the tail now and rotting it away.

tank spects are as my other thread.
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:07 AM   #2 
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Sounds like he might be haveing trouble passing waste. You say he has fungus? What are the symtoms?


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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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Old 12-29-2010, 05:36 PM   #3 
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Housing
What size is your tank? 3 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 80 F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes
Is your tank heated? yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? He hasnt eaten at all since ive had him, not even frozen bloodworms
How often do you feed your betta fish? I try him everyday

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change? Daily
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50% this morning was more 75%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Conditioner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia: .25
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 0
pH: 7.4
Hardness: 3
Alkalinity: (How do you test for this?)

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His face has multi colours, His main colour is orange but his face has pale patches (i believe this is his natural colouring)
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He moved around a bit more today but otherwise no. He sits on top of the filter or heater suction cup all the time
When did you start noticing the symptoms? He's been lethargic since i got him, first i thought it was stress from the new tank but he's been like this for two weeks now
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Myxazin for the fungas
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that im aware
How old is your fish (approximately)?6 months to a year i think
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