Hi, I looked around for info on this and didn't find any.
I just put my fish in a new tank (a bit quicker than I'd have liked, the heater isn't working on his old one) last night. This morning he has fuzzy balls of something on his fin tips. Nowhere else, just the fins. The stuff is almost spherical.
What size is your tank? -- 3.5 gallons
What temperature is your tank? -- 76
Does your tank have a filter? -- yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? -- yes
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? -- beta fish pellets
How often do you feed your betta fish? -- small amount, twice a day
How often do you perform a water change? -- I haven't yet- he's in a new tank. I intend to do 1/3 water change and one full water change weekly.
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? n/a yet
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? betta water ready, stabilise
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?
--- he has fuzzy grey 'balls' of fungussy looking stuff on his fin tips
How has your betta fish's behavior changed?
--- lethargic, sits on his hammock all the time
When did you start noticing the symptoms?
--- this morning
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill?
-- he has internal parasites apparently. I've not treated it yet, just got advice on how yesterday & need to buy the cure
How old is your fish (approximately)?
-- idk, he's a pet shop fish