Hello, today I've noticed a white dot next his mouth.
It seems like an ich.
I'm trying to stay away from chemical med, so is there any natural way of treating it? if it's ick.
How many gallons is your tank? 5gal
Does it have a filter? yes
Does it have a heater? yes
What temperature is your tank? 80
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? no
What food brand do you use?
Do you feed flakes or pellets? pellet
Freeze-dried or frozen?
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? daily 2~3 pellets
Before your Betta became ill how often did you perform water changes?
What percentage of water did you change? 50% weekly
What additives do you use? water conditioner
What brand name of water conditioner? top fin
What are your water parameters? Please give exact numbers. If tested by pet store please get exact numbers. "Fine" or "Safe" won't help us help you.
Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? today (it's been a week since I got the fish)
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? there's two bubble thing developed on tip of bottom fin
How has your Betta’s behavior changed?
Is your Betta still eating? eating very well
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how? no
Does your Betta have any history of being ill?
How long have you owned your Betta? 1 week
Was he or she a rescue?
Was he or she ill when bought or given?