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Old 08-05-2017, 02:59 PM   #1
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Bump on fish upper lip

Not sure what it is or what to do. When I first noticed I treated tank with paraguard a month ago. Yesterday I moved him to a quarantine tank. He's eating and swimming. I just don't know what to do ! I'm unable to post a picture.
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Old 08-08-2017, 12:40 AM   #2
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Fish with an unsightly bump on upper lip

What is it? How do I treat it. Fish had been moved to quarantine tank I would like to post a picture. But this site is prohibiting me from doing that. Somebody said it was cystic
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Pictures are loading fine on app this end. How are you loading the photo?
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Bump in fish 'scupper lip

Unsightly bump on my fish upper lip. Need to know what to do
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The bump could be viral / cystic or a tumor. Unless the fish was injured in someway which caused a lesionless lump, there really is not much you can do. If the problem is viral there is an outside chance it will clear up on It's own depending on the fishes overall health. Much like a cold sore. Good luck.
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The bump could be viral / cystic or a tumor. Unless the fish was injured in someway which caused a lesionless lump, there really is not much you can do. If the problem is viral there is an outside chance it will clear up on It's own depending on the fishes overall health. Much like a cold sore. Good luck.


Thx you so much!!! Do
I need to isolate and treat fish?
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If the fish is eating and acting normally, probably no need to isolate him. You can really only treat with meds when the problems are bacterial, fungus or parasitic. In this case apparently none of the listed ailments apply.
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I'm going to transfer him back then to the old tank
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As above.

Clean water (low nitrates) may help.
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