Betta Dropsy?

OneLittleBubble

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i looked at my betta and noticed that he has two scales lifted right behind his eye. He acts normal and water is clean. The brown is tannins. I will leave a picture, sorry if it's no good though he moves way to much to focus properly.
 

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If you're concerned about dropsy, you can go ahead and order some kanaplex just so you can have it on hand. I had to get it shipped to me when my fish had Dropsy, and there was a mail delay and a lot of things went awry with the delivery, and you don't want to be waiting on that. Peace of mind, and I think it's like $7 on Amazon if you have access to it.
Edit: I forgot to give my opinion, it doesn't look like Dropsy. Normally dropsy scales begin to occur behind the gills, not as far up as behind the eyes.
 
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Yeah, I heard that it starts behind the gills too, but then why are his scales lifted there
 

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It looks more like he got his head somewhere and pulled it out backwards, I haven't seen it before though.
 
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