Hi everyone, I wondered what these blackish-gray spots on my betta are.The spots look similar to the third picture in this thread: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=84048
Are they ammonia burns? If so, how do I treat them? He also has some ripped fins that won't heal.
What size is your tank? 1.77 g
What temperature is your tank?
Does your tank have a filter? no
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? N/A
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari Betta bio-gold
How often do you feed your betta fish? 4 pellets twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? a couple times a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? a few 50%, 1 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Epsom salt sometimes, aqeon 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? He has had dark spots and ripped fins that won't go away
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? N/A
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? Epsom salt for his fins
Does your fish have any history of being ill? He had some lethargy early on.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I've had him like 6 months