So, today I noticed Mr. Bubbles' right pectoral fin is red on the ends and somewhat...pointed. I also noticed he isn't really using it unless he has to.
Is this fin rot? or what?
What size is your tank? 5.5 gal
What temperature is your tank? about 77F
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? None
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Hikari Bio-Gold
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2 pellets twice a day.
How often do you perform a water change? Once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? Around 50% w/gravel siphon
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Aqueon Betta Bowl Conditioner
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters? Not recently.
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? His right pectoral is pointed and red.
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? He isn't using his right pectoral much.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? Earlier today
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? No.
Does your fish have any history of being ill? SBD/bloat prone, but not since like, Sep.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Around...8 months, probably?
Here are a couple of pictures. In the first one, if you look closely, you can see it. and then the second one you can see how he isn't using it.
Please help. I'm thinking I should QT him in his cup and get some stress coat, and possibly 1 tsp of AQ salt, yes?