Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Betta Fish Care
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-03-2012, 06:10 PM   #1 
Zappity
Member
 
Zappity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Please help identify strange floaty clear/white things

Housing
What size is your tank? 5.5 gal
What temperature is your tank? 76-79F
Does your tank have a filter? Not yet
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

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari bio Gold
How often do you feed your betta fish? Two twice daily

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? 25%-50% every other day or so until cycled.
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? Top Fin Betta Water Conditoner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? Have not tested.

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? Not at all
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? Not at all
When did you start noticing the symptoms? About 10 minutes ago, I stuck my tukey baster in to do some spot cleaning, and when I blew the water out of it, white/clear stringy things gave flying out of the gravel o_O so I immediately did a 25% water change, but I still see it. Any idea what it is?
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? 25% water change
Does your fish have any history of being ill? SBD/bloat prone, but he's fine..
How old is your fish (approximately)? Maybe 8 months? got him August 11 2011...just got him this new tank a few days ago.
Zappity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2012, 05:46 PM   #2 
dramaqueen
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Central Texas
I know this is late but I have no idea what the white stuff could be. I had a similar problem when I used Stresscoat. I had stringy white stuff hanging off my betta and when I switched conditionere it stopped. I see you use TopFin so I don't know if it could be that or not. I hope you figured out what the problem was.
dramaqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help me identify all the things wrong - pictures GreenTea Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies 21 09-05-2011 08:20 PM
Strange clear bubble FlaNatural Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies 1 10-11-2008 01:16 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.