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Thread: Betta Rescue

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    I didn't look into trimming the caudal yet, but wouldn't you think it would grow back? My baby angel's fins grow back when another gets too fiesty with it.

    Also curious what your thoughts are @Rocksor about if the fish feels any pain when the fins are damaged? I read at one point as long as rays aren't cut into. Maybe bettas and angels are different in this regard? I stopped trimming fins to correct misshappen fins, but a lot of angel breeders practice this if mishappen fins are not a genetic result. They claim the fish won't feel it unless you trim more than half way?
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    Quote Originally Posted by angelcraze2 View Post
    I didn't look into trimming the caudal yet, but wouldn't you think it would grow back? My baby angel's fins grow back when another gets too fiesty with it.

    Also curious what your thoughts are @Rocksor about if the fish feels any pain when the fins are damaged? I read at one point as long as rays aren't cut into. Maybe bettas and angels are different in this regard? I stopped trimming fins to correct misshappen fins, but a lot of angel breeders practice this if mishappen fins are not a genetic result. They claim the fish won't feel it unless you trim more than half way?
    How it grows back is dependent on how it was cut. I've had a few fish that had fins grow back partially or grow back with holes. I've never had a fish grow back the trailing fins that were nipped off.

    Trimming the soft rays won't hurt the fish anymore than you get hurt getting a haircut.

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    That's awesome, tx. It's what I thought. When I've done it, the fish just hides/pouts for a half hour or so.
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    Here's a terrible quality short vid of Floyd doing his best flare to scare me off, guess he doesn't like the camera, lol

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    "This is MY territory!" He sure is an active little fish. Looks very healthy, and I'll bet he's glad to be liberated.

    Interesting how close-ups of the insides of our tanks make them look larger than they really are.
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    Thanks, my friend...I have to laugh every time they flare their gills like that
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    Bahahaha! Matt, you just had to egg him on didn't you? I like the gill flares as well!

    They remind me of my angels when they are trying to shoo me away protecting their babies. Sooooooooo funny!!!
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    Yep...I do that to Lao, too
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    Floyd sure is handsome! It was fun to watch him - thanks for sharing.
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    Thanks Rivers...
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