yesterday I noticed a small red dot on the tail fin of one of my bala sharks, right where it meets his body. I did a water change anyway because its still a new tank, and today I treated the tank with amquel plus.
the ammonia in the tank is waaay down, around 1-1.5 where as it was 4 a couple days ago.
at any rate today I noticed his red spot was clearing up, but the very end of his top tail fin is fading away, to the point where it looks frayed a bit and there is no more black in that section.
1) have i solved the root problem by starting my ammonia down in the right direction? my PH is around 7.4
2) is this actually fin rot? from what ive read on the subject thats what it would seem like to me
3) If i have to medicate, is it possible to do so without a hospital tank?
4) if I DO need a hospital tank will the stress of the move do him more harm than good?
EDIT: i should also add while bala #2 is normal as ever bouncing himself off the side of the tank, this little guy here just hangs out pretty much in 1 spot since yesterday, about mid level in the tank, right close to the front, which is really weird for these guys.