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Old 03-09-2012, 08:07 PM   #1 
Emmahlee
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Question Is this normal?

It's probably nothing, i just want to make sure.

My fish has like little black dots on his fins. (the ones on their side that they use to swim.. whatever they are called. :L)


Housing
What size is your tank? 3.5 gallons (14 Litres)
What temperature is your tank? Not sure.
Does your tank have a filter? Yes
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? Betta Pellets, and the occasional live bloodworm or mosquito larvae.
How often do you feed your betta fish? one pellet in the morning, one at night

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? once every week or two
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 100%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? Conditioner, Ager, & currently to treat fin rot, Aquarium Salt and Wardley Fungus Ade(whichwas recommended by the fish store).

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?
Nope. :S

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed?No, always had the spots
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? "
When did you start noticing the symptoms? "
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill? Fin Rot.
How old is your fish (approximately)? Unkown
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Old 03-10-2012, 04:04 PM   #2 
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Sounds like just coloring. If he's always had them and isn't acting funny, then I think he's fine.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:13 PM   #3 
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Scout has Blue side fins, and he's fine. Jem used to have black dots on his top fin, and he was fine too o3o
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