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5 gallon tank
yes filter
yes heater
78° F in the tank?
No air stone or other type of aeration
No tank mates

Bio gold food brand
Freeze-dried no
Fed once a day 4-6 pellets

Before your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change Every 2 weeks
What percentage of water did you change? 20%
What is the source of your water? Tap water
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water? Yes vacuum substrate
What additives do you use? What brand of conditioner? Imagitarium betta water conditioner and ADI stress coat

Water Parameters

Ammonia: 0 ppm
Nitrite: 0 ppm
pH: 8.1
Hardness (GH): 200
Alkalinity (KH): 60

Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? 06/30/2020
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? The back fins on the ends appear to be splitting apart
How has your Betta’s behavior changed? He is making erratic frantic movements
Is your Betta still eating? Yes
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how? No
Does your Betta have any history of being ill? A week ago I had a huge ammonia spike in my tank, I transferred him to a hospital tank for a few days while I deep cleaned the whole tank
How long have you owned your Betta? 2-3 months
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? No
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