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Old 11-16-2010, 02:06 PM   #1 
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Bumped his head... hard.

Frank seems to have a cut on the top of his head. There's a white-ish spot on his head and it looks like a scale or two are missing. I'm pretty sure he bumped his head on the rim of his tank or something. Perhaps I had the water line too close.

Anyway, I was wondering if he'll be ok, having a cut on his head. He seems to be acting ok and he looks ok save for the mark on top of his head. Will his scales grow back or will he have a s car on his head for the rest of his life?
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Old 11-16-2010, 02:41 PM   #2 
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One of my betta's lost some scales on his head and they grew back without scarring.....so your fish will probably have regrowth as well. Add some dissolved aquarium or epsom salt to his tank to avoid infection.

I believe it's a teaspoon per gallon, but maybe someone else can confirm for sure.
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Yeah, I have some aquarium salt. I usually have a little in the aquarium anyway to prevent sicknesses and such. Thanks! I was scared he was going to have a white spot on his head for the rest of his life.
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