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    Exclamation Large abcess near anus of coldwater fish -Constipation? HELP!!!!


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    Hello

    I am a non-expert fish tank owner and over the last six months my coldwater fish has been slowly growing a large abcess/lump near the anus. We have tried giving it peas and other fibrous vegetables with no luck

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    That looks terrible....what fish is that?

    What size tank is this?...what are your water parameters? (ph, ammonia, nitrites, nitrates)?

    What type of water change schedule are you on?...what water conditioner do you use?

    You say it's coldwater, but looks like you have guppies in there...adults do best with a temp of around 74F
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    It looks like a bacterial infection. I would quarantine the fish. What's the Ph of your tank?

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    That guppy in the corner isn't looking all that well either.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    I's a Puntius Semifaciolatus "Schuberti" . With an enormous tumor. I had one with the same issue. i'd euthanise it. Sorry. It's a coolwater fishand can be kept at roomtemperature or even in a pond in summer.
    No Cory, No Glory !!

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