What size is your tank? 1.5 gallon.
What temperature is your tank? 79-82 degrees.
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No.
Is your tank heated? Yes.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Top Fin Color Enhancing Betta Bits.
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3 pellets each morning. Blood worms every once in awhile. Fasting day each week.
How often do you perform a water change? Once or twice a week.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? One or two 100% a week.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Top Fin Betta Water Conditioner.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment- I had ghost shrimp a while back and I had to get rid of them because they were eating Doyle's tail. I thought his tail would grow back over time, but it seems to be getting shorter and ragged and little holes towards the bottom. The tail isn't changing color.
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His anal fin is the worse and then his caudal fin.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Nothing. He still acts the same.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a month ago, maybe a week or two less than that. After I gave the ghosties away.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No
Does your fish have any history of being ill? I don't think so.
How old is your fish (approximately)? About 7 months (not including how long he was in the pet store)