fish missing scales

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    2 of my fish became a bit batterd in the spawn this year and lost a few scales ..they are ok just silver now ...no signs of any ulcers or redness, im just worried if they are more likely to disease this winter ?
     
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    A good preventative measure is to salt the pond. Go to my web site for more information on this. Some plants do not like salt so you have to either isolate them or not use this method.
     
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    ditto. salt.
     
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    ok i will add salt ...can i leave it for a little while as i do have a lot of floating plants and it will soon be time for prepare for winter or should i get it salted as soon as possible my tetra decolar does have a fish tonic thats suposed to help there scales
     
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    Go to my web site to get information if you need it for the salt treatment. There is also a link to the Univ of Florida there.
     
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