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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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Hello :] I'm brand new to having a betta. I wanted a pet but my landlord was allergic to fur and I thought getting a fish would be a good solution. This guy here is Duke, I have him living with a snail and he's been here a little over a month.



I want to provide the best I can for him. Yesterday morning however I noticed a patch of what looks like damaged scales, should I be worried? Is there something I can do?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 12:12 PM
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Sorry, I'm not seeing the pics. but welcome to the forum & Bettas. What size tank is he in? Heated? Filtered? Do you have plastic plants? Do any of the deocorations have rough edges? If you have plastice plants, I would replace them with either real or silk, plastic can cause damage to a fish. I would check your decorations for rough spots that he could've rubbed against causing damage.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 12:55 PM
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He's gorgeous!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 02:24 PM
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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping...

Enjoy your stay....

Be sure and post questions in the proper section for best response....
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-16-2012, 06:23 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum!

You will always be my best friend, .
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