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I think that looks more like nipping than rot.
Could you answer some questions for me?

Did you cycle the tank? Does it have a filter and heater?
What is the temperature? What size is the tank?
Any other tankmates? What are they?
 
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I think that looks more like nipping than rot.
Could you answer some questions for me?

Did you cycle the tank? Does it have a filter and heater?
What is the temperature? What size is the tank?
Any other tankmates? What are they?
Yes cyclyed
has filter and heater. (filter may change any way has been two months)
79F
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5 neon 2 red chili endlers 1 nerite snail
(just removed plants that had brown)
I may increase the food amount ( maybe the neons keep on getting to his food first I will get frozen blood worms now)
had him close to two or three months now.
 

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Yes cyclyed
has filter and heater. (filter may change any way has been two months)
79F
10g
5 neon 2 red chili endlers 1 nerite snail
(just removed plants that had brown)
I may increase the food amount ( maybe the neons keep on getting to his food first I will get frozen blood worms now)
had him close to two or three months now.
Okay, so your main issue is the tankmates.
Neon Tetras, they are not compatible temperature wise with betta fish, as the betta requires warmer water than of the neons.
I would also watch out for the endlers, they are small and colorful which may cause a betta to chase them. I suggest you remove the neon tetras, they may also nip fins.
 
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Okay, so your main issue is the tankmates.
Neon Tetras, they are not compatible temperature wise with betta fish, as the betta requires warmer water than of the neons.
I would also watch out for the endlers, they are small and colorful which may cause a betta to chase them. I suggest you remove the neon tetras, they may also nip fins.
They all have been buddies for weeks now.
Yes the tertra would have a shorter life span
endlers are left alone
And where are they gonna go?
The betta could be hangry.
 

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They all have been buddies for weeks now.
Yes the tertra would have a shorter life span
endlers are left alone
And where are they gonna go?
The betta could be hangry.
Yes, the hotter temperature will shorten their lifespan, what's the use in that?
You can either rehome them back to a store or move them to a cooler tank.
No, I don't think the betta is hangry.
 
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Yes, the hotter temperature will shorten their lifespan, what's the use in that?
You can either rehome them back to a store or move them to a cooler tank.
No, I don't think the betta is hangry.
I got no other tank for the neon
I doubt the fish store i got them from would take them back.
They don't have the ember tetras except the pet supermarket and might not exchange them
Do you firmly believe it is self nipping?
 

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I got no other tank for the neon
I doubt the fish store i got them from would take them back.
They don't have the ember tetras except the pet supermarket and might not exchange them
Do you firmly believe it is self nipping?
No, that would be a possibility.
You should not be keeping the neons, the endlers can stay if there isn't aggression.
I would continue with daily water changes to heal his fins, don't medicate yet.
 
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No, that would be a possibility.
You should not be keeping the neons, the endlers can stay if there isn't aggression.
I would continue with daily water changes to heal his fins, don't medicate yet.
is there actual signs of fin rot to separate from nipping?
 

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is there actual signs of fin rot to separate from nipping?
Yes, the fin rot would have whitened edges and not be clean like those tears.
 
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