A few days ago I noticed a spot on my betta's side just next to his gills. It wasnt completely white in color but definitely lighter than the rest of his body. I tested his water and there was an amonia spike of 2 parts per million so I did a 30% water change and tested again the next day it was at 1ppm. Did another change and got it down to zero. I hoped maybe it was just from stress from the amonia spike but on the third day I noticed more spots on the top of his head. Not white but definitely lighter in color just the same as the spot near his gills. I searched everything and the only thing these spots resemble is ich but everything I've read said that ich spots were completely white in color. He hasnt been eating as much, isnt as active, and hangs out at the bottom of his tank in his little napping spot for most of the day he wasnt even interested in the live brine shrimp and that's his absolute favorite. I treated his 5 gallon tank with API super ich cure, and within 10 minutes he was more active. I do one day a week where I dont feed him for a day so I dont over feed and that day is today so I'm not sure if he would eat more. I'm just worried that maybe the spots could be abrasions and treating him may do more harm than good. But at the same time I dont think they would be abrasions because he doesnt have anything in his tank that could cause physical harm unless he rammed himself into his hides. (I have 2 small hides and some amazon sword plants, and some moss balls, and hes also the only fish/animal in the tank so it couldnt be an injury from a fight I didnt see)

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