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Old 01-09-2011, 06:01 PM   #1 
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Exclamation Flaky scales

Housing:
What size is your tank?
2 gallon

What temperature is your tank?
Usually 60 to 65 *F

Does your tank have a filter?
No

Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
No

Is your tank heated?
No

What tank mates does your betta fish live with?
no tank mates

Food:

What type of food do you feed your betta fish?
pellets

How often do you feed your betta fish?
once a day

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change?
once every 2 weeks

What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?
100%

What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?
Dechorinator

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
No, i dont test my water. It's clear now, i changed it last tuesday.

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment:
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
Just a thin layer of white flaky stuff.

How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
not yet

When did you start noticing the symptoms?
About an our ago

Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?
no, just now noticed it

Does your fish have any history of being ill?
No

How old is your fish (approximately)?
3 years old
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:34 PM   #2 
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Old 01-12-2011, 06:03 PM   #3 
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First problem I see is how often you perform water changes...for a 2 gallon you need to change the water a LOT more often! I'd even consider 100% water changes every three days. It looks like he might have ick...I'd get some aquarium salt
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Old 01-13-2011, 12:31 AM   #4 
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Oh I hope it's not Ich
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