Does my Betta have columnaris?

Parsely

Hello, this is my first fish and he has been acting strange lately. Staying near the top of the aquarium and barely moving. I’ve also noticed his lips look extremely swollen and almost appear to be detaching. Is this possibly Columnaris?

I did a water change and added some aquarium salt, it’s been only 2 days and I’m not seeing much improvement, and not sure what else I should do.

I’m in Canada and I can’t find antibiotics, some of the other over the counter medication i keep seeing really conflicting reviews on. Any suggestions?
 

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MacZ

No, it's not coumnaris. That much I can tell you just from seeing the fish.

Please fill out the emergency template. And some pictures of the fish from the side.
 
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Parsely

Tank
What is the water volume of the tank? 5 gallon
How long has the tank been running? 1 month
Does it have a filter? Yes
Does it have a heater? Yes
What is the water temperature? 82
What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) only the betta. Attempted to add 5 neon tetras but they died very quickly ~ 1 week ago.
2 live plants

Maintenance
How often do you change the water? Weekly
How much of the water do you change? 25%
What do you use to treat your water? Nutrafin conditioner
Do you vacuum the substrate or just the water? Just water

*Parameters - Very Important
Did you cycle your tank before adding fish? Yes
What do you use to test the water? Test strips / liquid for ammonia
What are your parameters? We need to know the exact numbers, not just “fine” or “safe”.
Ammonia: 0 - 0.25
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:0
pH:7

Feeding
How often do you feed your fish? 2x per day

How much do you feed your fish? After investigating this illness I believe we were over feeding him. It was 2-3 pellets twice a day

What brand of food do you feed your fish? Aqueon betta food mainly. Sometimes omega one freshwater flakes
Do you feed frozen?no
Do you feed freeze-dried foods?no

Illness & Symptoms
How long have you had this fish? A few weeks
How long ago did you first notice these symptoms? 2 days ago
In a few words, can you explain the symptoms?

Lips extremely swollen, went from very active to just staying at the top of the water and not moving much all day

Have you started any treatment for the illness?

Have been fasting him as I realized he was being over fed. Did larger water change, cleaned aquarium decorations. Added 1.25 tablespoons of aquarium salt

Was your fish physically ill or injured upon purchase?not that I noticed
How has its behavior and appearance changed, if at all?
Yes as described above
Explain your emergency situation in detail.
Noticed 2 days ago his lips looked abnormally large, then it was clear he was being very lethargic. Normally very active but now just stays near the surface barely moving all day. Looking closer there is a white strip on behind upper lip that can be seen in picture from above. Did larger water change, and cleaned decor. Thought it could be a result of over feeding so I have been fasting him since Thursday afternoon, and added about 1.25 tbsps of aquarium salt.

pictures in first post showed it best, trying to take some from the side but he is staying in the back corner with his mouth right at the water level so it’s hard to see from that angle.
 

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