What size is your tank? 5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 75-78
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? If the filter counts
Is your tank heated? Not at the moment...its summer
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? Nothing
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 4 pellets twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? Every 3 days
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 20 %
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Nothing, i use aged water
Have you tested your water? Not really...
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? There is this white spottish-blobbish thing at the base of the gills. It looks silvery rather than white i guess. Its shiny.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? It likes me more...runs to the glass every time he sees me, cheses my finger around. I'd say he seems like hes more comfortable now.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a week ago.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I started with morewater changes. It didn't seem to get better. I started for ich treatment because i thought it may be ich. It doesn't seem to do much so thats why im asking now.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Well hes a tail biter, but that's it.
How old is your fish (approximately)? A year about...