My fish is 2 years old and starting to gradually grow this white lump on both sides of itself. The white lump is not stringy, its pretty hard and really stuck on to the fish. Not sure what it is and how to treat it. Anyone know what is wrong with my fish?! It will be greatly appreciated if you could help me out.
What size is your tank? 2.5 gallon
What temperature is your tank? Not sure. 70s perhaps.
Does your tank have a filter? Used to til it broke.
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? -
Is your tank heated? no.
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 0
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Round Beta Bites.
How often do you feed your betta fish? twice a day.
How often do you perform a water change? once every 3 months.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? All of it.
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? None.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Has brown dots on skin now and has two white lumps gradually growing on both sides of fish. Its hard and wont scrape off.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? No.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Months ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No. Dont know whats wrong with it.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? One time when it was acting really weak for a while a long time ago.
How old is your fish (approximately)? 2 tyears