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Old 02-10-2012, 11:22 PM   #1 
dancersmama79
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dancer has white spots....

Housing
What size is your tank? 5gal
What temperature is your tank? 80-82deg.
Does your tank have a filter? yes a mini might internal filter that came with the kit
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? none
Is your tank heated? yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 2 small mystery snails

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? bettamin, tropical flakes,betta pellets alternating days
How often do you feed your betta fish? once a day

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? tank is currently cycling
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Stress Coat

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
as of this 2/10/2012
Ammonia: .25
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 0
pH: 7.6
Hardness: n/a
Alkalinity: n/a

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? he has white spots on his head and body not like Ich but patchy and his head seems to be swollen
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? his behavior is normal, eating normal
When did you start noticing the symptoms? yesterday
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? not yet
Does your fish have any history of being ill? hes had fin rot twice and has had a prominent white spot on his head before that went away
How old is your fish (approximately)? not sure i got him 2 months ago from petsmart
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:45 PM   #2 
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Is there anything rough he might have scraped himself on?

Try keeping the water cleaner or putting him in qt so you can assure the very cleanest water for him.
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