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    Hi,
    I switched the light on in my tank this morning to find one of my guppy's tail fin is partly missing, it wasn't like it when i went to bed, I think one of my other fish may have attacked it.
    Does fin rot take time to do damage or could it be fin rot?
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    Here's a photo of it if it helps?
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    Well the pictue is a little blurry but it looks more like agression then fin rot to me. Does the fin have a white/clearish edge that wasnt there previously?
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    Hi,
    No there is no edge around the fin.

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    Fin rot and biten tail fins are two different things. Unless too much is gone, they will regrow.

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    Here's a more clearer photo.
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    That doesn't look like fin rot, but if the two fish are still in the same tank there may still be agression. I'd seperate them
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    If you are sure that the fin was OK last night and the damage was done in that short of a time it would have to be aggression.
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    In my experiences with fin rot it happened pretty slowly. That damage does look like he might have been in a fight. What other fish do you have in your tank?
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    Hi,
    I have
    2 male and 4 female platy,
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    Cheers
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