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Old 08-06-2010, 10:52 PM   #1 
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Exclamation Scales missing?

My boyfriend and I love bettas and his little cousin takes care of one and feeds it. The other day I realized she fed her betta a little too much and the water was cloudy and I cleaned the bowl. When I looked at the betta, some areas on the top of its head and around the gill area were missing scales. Its a bit red. Anything you would suggest to help the fish?

Note: I did tell my boyfriend he is now the only one to feed the fish.
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:43 PM   #2 
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Some aquarium salt would be good to prevent infection. Up your water changes until it's all healed up, and maybe keep your temp at 77/78 for a bit, just in case it is bacteria (since bacteria thrive when temps are higher).

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Okay thanks will do :]
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