Originally Posted by jfthome
Well...what I circled are 2 scales that are missing. He did not look like that last month. But yes, the water is always clean and he has a great appetite because I never over feed. I was just curious why so many other Betta owners say that if Bettas dart around erratically then the y must have parasites. My last Betta did that as well and he lived for 3.5 years!
my bettas dont dart, they just have a need for speed
this happens to my bettas occasionally(missing scales), but then they heal wiht clean water. He probably just bumped on something, no biggie. He looks very healthy to me!