I have had my Betta for about two weeks now. Last week i noticed that he was either tail biting or had fin rot. I posted here and someone pointed out that he had little holes in his fins, they said that could be a sign of fin rot. Other people agreed and said i should put him in QT with 1tsp per 1gal of AQ salt and 100% water changes everyday. I have been doing that for Five days now and he is not getting any better, he is getting worse! I am really worried, I just want to make my baby better so i can get him out of QT! I have posted pictures and a little log i have been taking since i started treatment. Thank you for your help!
The little log i have been taking.
Day 1, Saturday the 24th.
Started treating for fin rot with AQ salt.
Day 2, Sunday the 25th.
Day 3, Monday the 26th.
No improvement. Seems to be getting worse.
Day 4, Tuesday the 27th.
Much worse. Fins looking even more shredded.
Day 5, Wednesday the 28th.
Getting more holes in fins and bottem fin is slowly shrinking.
When i first got him.
When i noticed he had fin rot.
Two days after i started treatment.
Today when i did a Water Change.
What size is your tank? Aqueon Mini Bow 2.5 Gallon. QT tank is 0.33 gallons that is floating in real tank.
What temperature is your tank? 76-82 degrees, I keep my house very cold
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
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? Aqueon Betta Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? Twice a day, Two pellets each time.
How often do you perform a water change? Three times a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Two 50% and One 25%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Betta Bowl Water Conditioner
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? His fins look shredded and have little holes all over his fins.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? None, But he does seem to be Flaring more
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About a week ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I put him in QT with 1tsp per 1 gallon of AQ salt and 100% water changes everyday.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Not that i know of.
How old is your fish (approximately)? No idea.
On another note, some of his poop is turning black. It still looks normal but its black. What could this be?