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1. Size of tank? 5G

2. Water parameters
a. Ammonia? 0
b. Nitrite? 0
c. Nitrate? 0
d. pH, KH and GH?
pH-7.5
KH-120ppm
GH-120ppm
e. Test kit?
API test strips
3. Temperature?
78
4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)?
FW
5. How long the aquarium has been set up?
5 months
6. What fish do you have? How many are in your tank? How big are they? How long have you had them?
1 black orchid male beta, 2.5 inch, 5 months
2 baby Nerite snails and a rabbit snail, had them 2 months
7. Were the fish placed under quarantine period (minus the first batch from the point wherein the tank is ready to accommodate the inhabitants)?
No
8. a. Any live plants? Fake plants?
4 live, 0 fake
b. Sand, gravel, barebottom?
Gravel
c. Rocks, woods, fancy decors? Any hollow decors?
2 houses and beta leaf
9. a. Filtration?
Whisper filter system
b. Heater?
Yea
10. a. Lighting schedule? What lights are used?
On at 11am off at 9pm LED lights
b. Any sunlight exposure? How long?
Yes, during daylight hours, not direct
11. a. Water change schedule?
Every Friday (or if water levels get low faster)
b. Volume of water changed?
25%
c. Well water, tap water, RO water?
Tap
d. Water conditioner used?
Yes, tetra aquasafe
e. Frequency of gravel/sand (if any) vacuumed?
around once a month or twice depending on how fast it get dirty
12. Foods?
Top fin beta crumbles
How often are they fed?
Once a day in the morning
13. a. Any abnormal signs/symptoms?
Fish seems to be doing completely fine
b. Appearance of poop?
Haven’t seen it
c. Appearance of gills?
good
14. a. Have you treated your fish ahead of diagnosis?
Yes
b. What meds were used?
Tetra lifeguard
15. Insert photos of fish in question and full tank shot if necessary.
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From the pictures they just look like detritus worms. Harmless, your fish will eat them. Cut back on feeding and clean a little more often.
 

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I have two tanks, one is cycling and one is a 5 gal (Soon to be upgraded)
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They are fine they just look ugly. (No offense to detritus worm lovers)
 
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