What size is your tank? 20 gallon long
What temperature is your tank? 79* F
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated? Yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Three other girls, they all get along.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? New Life Spectrum Betta Pellets, Weekly Microworms
How often do you feed your betta fish? Each girl gets about two-three pellets two times a day, for microworm day they get about two worms each that morning and a pellet or two at night.
How often do you perform a water change? Weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 30-40%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Prime, two drops per gallon. I sometimes will soak part of an IAL when I have them.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Stress stripes, looks like mouth has a wound or something. It is fuzzy/furry white around the mouth wound with a little bit of red.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? More lethargic, stays at surface more, harder to eat pellet :(
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Just this morning, she was perfect last night.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I put her in a separate plastic gallon tub with a heater set at 77-78, a piece of hornwort and anacharis, and a tsp of aquarium salt.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No, but then again I only got her at Petco about a month ago.
How old is your fish (approximately)? No older than six months, she is tiny!
I am so worried about her. The fuss looks like teeny tiny hairs all coming up. It almost looks furry.. Here are some pictures.