Originally Posted by FishyFishy89
He is far from "wasting away". You don't see any spine. Any "patching" you see if likely from the glass being spotty. And FYI, unless you somehow have another view of that same shot, you cannot see behind his gills. The white or grey spot on his head was from him getting a spook from my BIL slamming his mug on the kitchen counter. I see no "bumps" on his topline. His topline is straight.
That fish is not in a good condition. He is lean compared to what a happy healthy fish should be. And I can tell spots on a glass over ones on the fish. I have a pretty good idea of WHAT to look for as well as WHERE. His top line is not round and smooth and fleshed out. He is a bit hollow. There is a gre patch right behind his gill.. you can see the inflammation in the scales.
But I'm sure I don't know what I am talking about.. so just add salt and he will be better in the morning.