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Old 04-02-2012, 03:14 PM   #1 
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Black spots on fins?

the water is pretty clean and i dont hav a hospital tank it broke the other dayy. its a sorority tank and i just noticed the spots today. im using aquarium salt. also shes all gray on top which i just noticed. she has stripes on her too.. like gray ones ill add the other info in a min
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:23 PM   #2 
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Housing
What size is your tank? 29 gal
What temperature is your tank? 68.4
Does your tank have a filter? yes
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes
Is your tank heated? yse
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? 3 other betta gals and 6 tetraz

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? 2-3 times per day not that much tho
How often do you feed your betta fish? tetra min tropical crisps

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? like umm once a week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 15% but i has lots of plants
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? ph up and water conditioner and bacteria for nitrification

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

Ammonia: idk
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate:almost 0
pH: 6.8
Hardness: 150
Alkalinity: 40

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? black spots on tail and other fins and gray on top
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? not much
When did you start noticing the symptoms? today
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? aq salt but it was already there
Does your fish have any history of being ill? blind in one eye
How old is your fish (approximately)? no idea just got her

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Old 04-02-2012, 11:21 PM   #3 
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I don't know about the diagnosis but 68 degrees is way too cold o_o I hope you meant 78.4?
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:05 AM   #4 
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are the spots like dark but not quite black? my betta has natural dots in his fins
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:10 PM   #5 
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yes 78.4 lol srry and it mite be natrual ill watch her and the others closely
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heres a photo of my fish where you can see the dots, for reference
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y25...u/448cf7ff.jpg
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:40 PM   #7 
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i guess thats how she looks. i mean they werent there b4
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