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Old 04-16-2011, 10:46 AM   #11 
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I believe he has fin rot, at least on his anal fin.

If you could answer some questions I can try and help you get to the bottom of this so you can heal his fins up :)

What size is the tank?
What is the water change schedule? Filter?
Temperature in tank?
Feeding Schedule?

Your boy will heal up in no time. The fin rot is very minimal, so don't worry, he isn't in any immediate danger.
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Old 04-16-2011, 02:58 PM   #12 
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1 Gallon (biggest we can fit unfortunately)
No filter, changed once a week
A constant 79-80
2 or 3 pellets a day with a one day break
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:08 PM   #13 
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Take another picture. It does look like fin rot on the bottom fins. If it doesn't look like a strait lllll and the tips look twisted or weak... I don't know how to explain it but my betta had it when I moved him in a smaller tank, now he is back in his 14 gallon
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:10 PM   #14 
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1 Gallon (biggest we can fit unfortunately)
No filter, changed once a week
A constant 79-80
2 or 3 pellets a day with a one day break
A one gallon is the absolute minimum, which isn't really a problem if you do adequate water changes. In a one gallon you should be doing 100% every other day. Ammonia can build up fast.
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:15 PM   #15 
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Take another picture. It does look like fin rot on the bottom fins. If it doesn't look like a strait lllll and the tips look twisted or weak... I don't know how to explain it but my betta had it when I moved him in a smaller tank, now he is back in his 14 gallon


So what's the easiest way to solve this problem then?
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:16 PM   #16 
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Here's where I suspect the fin rot/damaged fins
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:18 PM   #17 
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That 2nd picture he is fine. Is the 2nd picture more recent? I'd say nothing is wrong
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:19 PM   #18 
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Do an aquarium salt treatment. Quarantine him in a container in his tank so the temp stays warm. Do daily 100% water changes making sure the new water is the same temp as the old water. Use one teaspoon of aquarium salt per gallon. Do this for ten days.
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:21 PM   #19 
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That 2nd picture he is fine. Is the 2nd picture more recent? I'd say nothing is wrong
Yeah, I just took it, the other one I'd say was more around the time I purchased him

I'm worried I'm going to stress him out with so many water changes. Thank you everyone for the help, I will give the Salt option a go to see if things improve
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:33 PM   #20 
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Adding an indian almond leaf might help your fish recover.
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