What size is your tank? 2 gallons
What temperature is your tank? 75
Does your tank have a filter?no
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Is your tank heated? no
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? none
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? hikari bio gold pellets and bloodworms twice a week
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2-3 times a day, 2 pellets each time
How often do you perform a water change? twice week, one 50 %, and also 100%
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change?see above
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? water conditioner, salt
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? N/A
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? there is little white dots all over his body
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? listless and mopey instead of flaring and active
When did you start noticing the symptoms? just now
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? just added some extra salt
Does your fish have any history of being ill? can't tell
How old is your fish (approximately)?i got him a week ago, but i think he's around 1 year old.
Mr. Flub has ich all over his body; i can't believe i just noticed. It looks to be pretty severe. None of the over fish have any sign of illness.
I just did a 100% water change and added salt. I could float him in my heated tank but he would have to live in the petsmart store cups until it heals.