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Author Topic: albino senegal bichir - weird lump on his side  (Read 527 times)
Jennifer
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« on: September 27, 2016, 01:13:35 PM »
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Hi everyone,
I've had my Bichir for just over a year now. He has developed some sort of lump on his right side just after the fin. It's gotten progressively bigger over the last few months and is now the size of an M&M or so and becoming dark purple in color and veiny. He doesn't seem to care about it although, he can't fit into the spaces he used to due to the size.  I don't want to be a bad fish parent but i think going to the vet is not realistic? Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2016, 03:02:08 PM »
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Does this look like your fish's tumor?  http://www.badmanstropicalfish.com/fish_palace/tropicalfish_disease_identification_1.html#Lymphocystis
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2016, 03:44:09 PM »
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here is a few pictures... he's rarely still so its a little hard to capture. the last one is distorted front the angle and glass (he's not really bent like that)


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