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Old 01-14-2011, 08:03 PM   #1 
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Unhappy Weird thing on eye ball

My male betta Picasso i have discoverd has something white on his skin right on the edge of his eye ball. It kinda looks like a white crust. Im worried it might be a parasite. I can't get a picture cause' hes still really active and swimming around. plus he's still scared of me.


Housing
What size is your tank? 3 gallon
What temperature is your tank? 74
Does your tank have a filter?no
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?air stone
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?still trying between pellets and flakes to see what he likes
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? none only been in tank a few days
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?Aqueon Betta Bowl Plus Water Conditioner/dechlorinator

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
i don't have water test thingys.
Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?no
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?no
When did you start noticing the symptoms?no
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how?have not
Does your fish have any history of being ill?no
How old is your fish (approximately)? ive had him for a few days, i would guess mabey a moth 2 at the most.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:06 PM   #2 
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Pictures?
If it's what I think it is... then it may be nothing... but can't tell you if thats it if I can't SEE haha.
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Old 01-14-2011, 08:27 PM   #3 
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Pictures?
If it's what I think it is... then it may be nothing... but can't tell you if thats it if I can't SEE haha.
Hes so active and non stop moving i cant get one. plus he is still scared of me.
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Old 01-15-2011, 05:22 AM   #4 
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Plus its so small maybe a sixth of a centimeter. and my round tank magnifies it. I not even close to getting a pic. of it. But he's still swimming around not stop.
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maybe you can sneak up on him when he is sleeping and get a pic
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Old 01-15-2011, 11:34 PM   #6 
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maybe you can sneak up on him when he is sleeping and get a pic
Again. hes in a round tank, which magnifies the fish, its a sixth of a centimeter. so thats about an eight or smaller of a centimeter.
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Old 01-16-2011, 09:58 AM   #7 
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Pictures?
If it's what I think it is... then it may be nothing... but can't tell you if thats it if I can't SEE haha.
He's a little more defensive than scared of me now. he got closer and into more light and i realized the white thing is the same color as is skin tone. Is that the knowthing you were talking about dormdrax?
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