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    I have a red/pink crowntail betta and of recently I noticed he has a white spot on his fin and looks pale/white near the bottom of his mouth. I have no idea what this could be, any suggestions/help would be appreciated!

    About the tank: I have him set up in a 10-gallon tank, with a sponge filter and a heater. Temperature is safe and remains the same. The pH levels are safe. I do 100% water changes every week. I did one just yesterday. Its a planted tank and I use API's Leaf Zone as dosage recommends as well as root tabs in the sand. He eats well and is pretty active, he hides in his ornaments and swims around. I really don't know what I'm doing wrong here :(

    Thank you in advanceIMG_20180601_233722 (1).jpgIMG_20180602_004257 (1).jpgIMG_20180601_233756 (1).jpg!

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    Hey there,

    Loverly little chap you have there.

    Any particlure reason why your doing 100% water changes??
    A 15-20% would be more than enough for what you have.

    As for any issues honetly I can't see any in the images.
    are you able to test your water for,

    nitrate
    nitrite
    ammonia?

    mac

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    Good questions above, a few more:

    How long has the tank been set up?...did you cycle the tank before adding the betta?

    What water conditioner do you use?...what test kit?
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    I can see a lighter pigmentation under the chin, and I'm not a betta keeper, but it looks like normal coloration to me. I will see little scar tissue fin marks on occasion, they will heal on their own.
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