|kevinoh33 ||01-02-2008 12:39 PM |
weird white stuff on my betta fish
My male betta fish has this white stuff on his body and i want to know wut it is. It looked like his scales were coming off but the color is just fine. maybe a fungal infection??? He hasn't been eating lately. When he eats he spits it his pellet food right back out and dosn't even touch them again . Sometimes he ignores thr food that was given to him. he likes them the first time he ate them. What is this white stuff caused by?
|kevinoh33 ||01-02-2008 02:19 PM |
its not that. more of an fungus type lokking
Can you post a picture?
What are your water parameters? (ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, ph, etc).
|crazy4fish ||01-02-2008 04:41 PM |
i'm not sure about the fungus but he might not be eating because of it.
|kevinoh33 ||01-02-2008 06:12 PM |
Its kind of gone now O_o
i just now added some aquarium salt
|Lupin ||01-02-2008 06:44 PM |
Either fungus or columnaris. Mild fungal infections will disappear from dose of salt but do not try dosing aquarium salt on long-term basis. It's there for emergencies only.
|Sushi ||01-03-2008 06:18 PM |
if his scales seem to be coming off it could be dropsey which affects the internal organs. I dont know that much about it so do some research and maybe gets some medication. The white stuff could be velvet, a fungal infection.
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