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    Just got her yesterday and named her Phyllis Muppet. It's not fuzzy like a fungus but rather like a plate. Her lips move and she eats. Has anyone seen this?

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    Looks like some type of deformity

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    Mollies are surface feeders. That one has a little larger lower lip than usual, but not too extreme IME. The clamped fins, however, don't look good. A healthy fish doesn't swim around like that. Check your water parameters; mollies prefer very hard, alkaline water. A bit of salt may help too, but it isn't actually necessary.

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    It's funny you say that because it's herky jerky. Poor thing and I do add some salt.

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    Is the tank a new setup?

    Did you cycle the tank before adding the fish?

    What are your readings for ammonia, nitrIte, and nitrAte?
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    No.. it's established. All reading are good. I've not had him a week. I think he had birth defects or something. I'm trying to figure out a way to feed him because he has a hard time eating.

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    I can't figure out if the top lip is shorter or bottom lip is bigger than it should be. What are you feeding him? Have you tried flakes? What about frozen foods like bloodworms? Is he trying to eat?
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