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How many gallons is your tank? 3
Does it have a filter? Yes, (carbon)
Does it have a heater? Yes
What temperature is your tank? 79 Fahrenheit
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? No

What food brand do you use? Omega one
Do you feed flakes or pellets? Mini pellets
Freeze-dried? No
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? Twice a day 3-4 pellets each time

Before your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change? 25% each week
What percentage of water did you change? 25%
What is the source of your water? Tap
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water? Vacuum
What additives do you use other than conditioner? What brand of conditioner? Top fin water conditioner

Water Parameters:
What are your water parameters? Please give exact numbers. If tested by pet store please get exact numbers. "Fine" or "Safe" won't help us help you. Important: Test your water before the regular water change; not after one.

Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: 20 ppm
pH: 6.7
Hardness (GH): 4dgh
Alkalinity (KH): 3dkh

Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? This past Sunday
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? Rips and holes in fins
How has your Betta’s behavior changed? Acting a lot more lethargic
Is your Betta still eating? Yes
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how? Yes I give him melafix and pimafix (1 mil each) since this past Monday
Does your Betta have any history of being ill? Not to my knowledge
How long have you owned your Betta? 12 days
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? I don’t know, but I’m guessing so.....................................
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