Does He Have Velvet?

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alex0429

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I noticed he had a little yellowish thing under his chin that wasn't there before. So I shined a flashlight and his fins look shimmery but don't really know if it's velvet or his color. His behavior is normal. Eating normally. Sorry the picture aren't that good he kept swimming.
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It's not velvet, you fish is very constipated and looks like a case of fin rot. de shelled peas will help with the constipation problem. I recommend marcyrn 2 for the fin rot. you could also add garlic to his food which will boost the immune system. Adding indian almond leaves to the water will help, but the most important thing for him is clean water. Unclean water probably gave him fin rot in the first place.
 

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It's not velvet, you fish is very constipated and looks like a case of fin rot. de shelled peas will help with the constipation problem. I recommend marcyrn 2 for the fin rot. you could also add garlic to his food which will boost the immune system. Adding indian almond leaves to the water will help, but the most important thing for him is clean water. Unclean water probably gave him fin rot in the first place.
I'm not really sure on the fin rot cuz his fins are actually growing. I do agree on the constipation though. I do regular water changes so don't think the fin rot would be due to dirty water
 

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How long have you had him. Could of been the stores water being dirty. 98% of the cases with fin rot is poor water conditions.
 

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How long have you had him. Could of been the stores water being dirty. 98% of the cases with fin rot is poor water conditions.
A couple months ago. Could it just have been getting worse since then? Or should it have gone away by now?
 

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short answer no but I think there's still a problem sry
 

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Could you take a closer picture of his head? Velvet im my opinion is easier to see on betta's head than fins... I'm currently treating my betta for velvet and it looks like this
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How long have you had him. Could of been the stores water being dirty. 98% of the cases with fin rot is poor water conditions.
I found out the yellow thing under his stomach was a fish louse. Is it possible that that could be making his fins like that?
 
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