What size is your tank? 1/2 Gallon
What temperature is your tank? Room temp. ALWAYS changes so the average would be 70-74 possibly 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?I bought a mini heater for him but it was an uncontrollable heater and he almost got fried until I saved him. I still have it but I don't use it.
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 pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? 3-4 times a day 2-4 pellets depending on how hungry he is.
How often do you perform a water change? Either once or twice a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Nutrafin Aqua Plus Tap Water Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
I do not have a testing kit so N/A
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? When he has parasites the first time his fins were bitten and scraped but they have grown back nicely. Oh and the bump on his body has flattened down a bit but it's still there.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Starting to scratch against objects like before
When did you start noticing the symptoms? 2 days ago
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? I have put 1 tsp of epsom salt but everything else is normal.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Yes. After a few weeks (when I got him November 26th) he started darting and scratching.
How old is your fish (approximately)? I don't know but I think he's less than a year old maybe?
He is the fish in my avatar.