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Old 02-12-2012, 05:36 AM   #1 
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Exclamation please help to identify the problem!!!

my betta developed a lump on his lower fin today.. dont know what is wrong with him please help!

he still behaves normally but i am worried !

the lump is the exact same color as his fins..
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Old 02-12-2012, 09:32 AM   #2 
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Welcome to the forum and sorry you are having problems....we need more info...if you will complete this sticky....copy/paste and add to this thread and a pic of the area in question....it will help us narrow the issue down....

http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=49233
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:01 AM   #3 
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Housing
What size is your tank? 5G
What temperature is your tank? 29 C
Does your tank have a filter?YES
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration?YES
Is your tank heated?YES
What tank mates does your betta fish live with?NONE

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish?betta pro
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2x daily - 2-3 pellets , starve 1 day

Maintenance

How often do you perform a water change? bi weekly
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 25%-50%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? dechlorinator, aq salt once in a while

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:near 0
Nitrite:near 0
Nitrate:near 0
pH: 6.5-7.5
Hardness:-
Alkalinity: -

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? lump on bottom left fin
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? never changed.
When did you start noticing the symptoms? yesterday when the bump appeared
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? not yet
Does your fish have any history of being ill? no
How old is your fish (approximately)?not sure , betta shop told me 6 months.
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