What size is your tank? Has been in a 1g QT container (just finished anti-bios for "The Fuzz" -which appears to be gone)
What temperature is your tank? low 70's (lower temps to kill "The Fuzz")
Does your tank have a filter? not in QT
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Is your tank heated?
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari pellets and frozen blood worms
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1-2 times a day
How often do you perform a water change? Once every 2nd day (as per anti-bio instructions)
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25% (as per anti-bio instructions)
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? No.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? The left side of her face appears swollen and the scales appear slightly raised. There is also a small, raised brown speck near the centre of this abnormality. (see attched pictures)
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? She has recently become more her active self again after recovering from "The Fuzz".
When did you start noticing the symptoms? This evening when changing her water to get rid of the last of the anti-bios from her finished treatment.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No. We have no idea what might be causing this and thus no idea how to treat it.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? "The Fuzz" though it seems to be gone now.
How old is your fish (approximately)?11 months
Does anyone have any idea what this might be or how we can treat her? It certainly doesn't look normal.