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what's wrong with my betta?

Posted by Ezzy1986 NSW Aust (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 15, 05 at 6:36

my dark blue betta has two red stripes that look like gashes or wounds on his cheek that are only really visible when he flares... could this just be in his colouring or is it something I need to worry about?

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RE: what's wrong with my betta?

  • Posted by Minaku z6 Pittsburgh (My Page) on
    Mon, Aug 15, 05 at 9:24

That's perfectly normal. Oftentimes bettas have those markings - they resemble parenthesis - on their gill covers.

RE: what's wrong with my betta?

Great, thankyou... I must seem so paranoid to all you experienced betta owners! But i figure, it's better to be over concerned than to let my poor little guys get sick :(

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