What size is your tank? He as in a 5 gallon divided, so his space was 2.5 gallons. His quarantine tank which he is in now is about .8-1.5 gallons.
What temperature is your tank? I am looking for my thermoniter
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? He's in a divided tank with another male. The othe rmale is not showing any symptoms.
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Omega One Betta Buffet Pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? Two in the morning, two at night, fast one day a week
How often do you perform a water change? 2-3 times a week in the five gallon, once a day in the quarantine tank.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? In the five gallon: 50%, 50% then 100%. In qurantine: 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? I usually only add Nutrafin Betta Plus water conditioner, but today in the quarantine tank I added a little Jungle Start Right aswell. He was showing the symptoms before I added the Jungle stuff.
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? No...
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? First, his anal fin was missing a chunk and had two white specks on it. The next day, the bottom of his quarantine tank was covered in weird transparent strands. Today, there were more strands and some were coming off of his fins.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He is his usual self.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Three days ago. I only noticed the strands yesterday.
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? He is in quarantine with very clean water. I am changing his water everyday.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? No.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I got him less than a month ago, so maybe 5 months -2 years?
Please help! He is so new, I only got him a few weeks ago. He is my first and only halfmoon and I was so excited to get him. He doesn't have a name yet.
I will upload pics soon.