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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-25-2010, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Red face torn fins growing back clear

sooo the male i bought with the badly torn fins is healing very nicely . he was so badly ripped up he had almost nothing left of any of his fins, happily after treating him with a general medication from tetra he is well on his way to recovery. however the new fin tissue is completely clear as far as i can tell except for a very faint black border much like his brother. he is a beautifiul pinky red colour and has a few bluish streaks froming in the red parts of his fins i was just wondering if anyone else had a betta that healed with clear fins? or will the colour come in later? i've never had such a badly torn up betta before so am new to seeing fins grow back in.

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The clear fin growth is normal and sometimes they will color back up...not always-just depends on how bad it was, water quality and the Betta age.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-26-2010, 05:13 AM Thread Starter
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he was torn up pretty bad, he was sold to me as a female and was in the same tank as Ares who is a very aggresive lil boy. I'm very happy with the progress he has made since he was seperated from Ares he actually looks like a male now just with a short tail and ventral fin. he's in the community at the moment after i took him away from the fry and seems to be doing really well, i've put some floating plants in, i think its hornwort and i added some vallis and he loves to hang out in both. the vallis is so tall its leaves float on the water surface.
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