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Old 04-23-2012, 08:38 AM   #1 
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look what woke up to not sure

i woke up to a fish with white cottony patch just above eye there a lil red wear the skin above eye ends and the cotton begins not sure wtf so here goes thanks in advance hope you guys can help


Housing
What size is your tank? 10 gallon split in 3
What temperature is your tank?79
Does your tank have a filter? hob and 2 sponge filters
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?
Is your tank heated?yes
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? his dad and orange hmpk

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?nls frozen bw atsons betta bro kens beef heart kens green crumbles it get switch around
How often do you feed your betta fish? 1 time a day 3 to 4 pellets

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change?50 percent every week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 50 percent
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change?prime ial salt

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

Ammonia:0
Nitrite:5
Nitrate:
pH:71
Hardness: ns
Alkalinity: ns


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Old 04-23-2012, 08:44 AM   #2 
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generally a white cottony substance on them is a fungal infection. You can treat 2 ways: 1. with aq salt, IAL, and stress coat or 2. get a fungus treatment.
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:51 AM   #3 
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thats not colomoris thats what i thought that was should i treat thr whole tank i removed him already i got most meds
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:08 AM   #4 
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Sounds like you got it under control then. Maybe it started as a parasite and now its eating his skin?
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