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  1. Tumor or Growth on Betta?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello! I am rather new to the betta world and my current betta, Proteus, is the only one I have ever owned. I have had him for around half a year now, though I have noticed that he has some strange growth on his side. I think the lump appeared around 2 or 3 months ago, but I had assumed it was...
  2. lump on side please help

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    my betta girl has a lump on her side thats not going away shes had it for a little while it didnt do much at first but now she can hardly swim and i just found this website so please help, I'm scared that its like a tumor or something because at first i thought she was pregnant but its more on...
  3. What Should I Try Next?

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    Original post with all information leading up to this point https://www.bettafish.com/99-betta-fish-diseases-emergencies/768412-lump-right-side-body-cancer-cyst.html Its been 10 days since I started treatments. Since then, by eye the original lump has gotten bigger. Unfortunately another lump...
  4. The lump has grown very large

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ever sense January of this year, one of my bettas has had a lump growing on his side for 6 months now. I've made a post about this and i've tried all of the suggestions the community has given me to no avail. It has only led him to become stressed out a begin tail biting. I dont want my poor...
  5. Lump and swelling on one side, lethargic.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Jet has had a small lump on one side of his body for a few months. It didn't seem to bother him or affect his appetite or energy, so I assumed it was nothing to be concerned about and figured he might just be eating too much. Recently, it has become much larger and he is lethargic. The last...
  6. Cancer?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 5 Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What temperature is your tank? 82 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No (although the new filter has a aeration system on the bottom of it, nothing too strong) Does your...
  7. Betta has a lump on one side between dorsal and anal fins

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello there, This is my first post so I hope I'm doing everything correctly... My Betta (name of Pearl) has just developed a even circular low dome-like bulge / lump appeared on its side, - it seems to be under the skin rather than on the skin - over the swim bladder and end of kidney I...
  8. growth on tail with hole

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My fighting fish henry has a growth white lump on his tail which i have noticed now has a hole through it. I have been treating him with blue planets fungus care, have seperated him from the other fish and change the water regularly. I have no idea what it is and he is having trouble swimming.
  9. Mysterious lump won't respond to treatment!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello betta fish community! This is my first time posting. I am hoping to get help with my poor friend, whom I call The King, who has been sick for over a month. My explanation is long, but please hear me out! My betta has had quite the treatment journey, so I figured it would be helpful to...
  10. Lump at base of tail... Tumor?? Please Help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi betta lovers, We've had this blue betta named George for quite some time in a 10 gallon tank with a few tetras and a cory. Nothing much has changed, but George recently developed a small lump at the base of his tail fin and it has been growing over the past couple weeks. Hoping someone might...
  11. Please help... Nobody ever replies!?! :( Ongoing betta issues..tumor?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    :dunno: :dunno: :dunno: I posted quite a few months ago when my betta was having other problems, but didn't get any replies.. Any suggestions would be appreciated!! :question: My bettas health has always been questionable, he's been sickly looking since I brought him home from the...
  12. Lump on betta is it a tumor?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there I have found a lump on my betta under his front fins I'm pretty sure it's fairly new but appears to be getting bigger, he's behaving normally swimming and eating doesn't appear to be bothering him. Tank is cleaned regularly 20L water levels fine and heater and filter. Fed once a...
  13. Lymphocystis?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I have been dealing with this problem on my betta, Arty, for the past couple months. Please reference this old thread if interested. Long story short, I noticed this bilateral white patch of scales appear on my betta fish, and it has since grown quite large. It's slight protruding, and...
  14. Large lump on Betta Side

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta just recently got this lump on his side. Not sure what it is. I've faster him for a day or so and only fed him 1-2 pellets twice a day. He has sunlight and a heater that keeps it at 78 degrees. 5 gallon tank with a filter. The water was just recently changed. See pictures.
  15. White lump on Lethargic Betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, this is a continuation from a thread I posted a couple weeks ago: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=554362. I have already attempted AQ salt treatment (8 days). A white patch appeared on my betta Arty. After many days, the scales could begin to be seen through the white spot again...
  16. Betta has lump with white marks

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I made a new account to post this, so sorry if I come off as obviously new, but I need some advice. I got my betta a little over a month ago. He had a lump on his side when I got him that I assumed was a tumor. Just this morning, I saw some white marks developing on the lump. From what it looks...
  17. Mystery lump on left side of female betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi all, I noticed yesterday that my female betta fish has a lump on one side of its body. No behavior changes or anything at all, just the bump. I've looked around on this website and the internet and it's interesting to see that most bumps have appeared on the left side of betta fish, as did...
  18. Lumps on Side! Help!! (with pics)

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I just recently noticed my betta fish, Watermelon, has 3-4 particular lumps on his side. I noticed a while ago that he had one lump so I tried to use APII's Betta Fix to see if it would help but it didn't do anything. I've been doing a little research and I'm scared he might have tumors. Hes...
  19. Sparkie has a HUGE belly bulge! Please help.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi All, My daughter's betta Sparkie has a huge belly bulge. This developed over the last month or so. I researched and attributed it to overfeeding, so we cut way back (from 6 pellets a day to 3) but he kept looking more fat. So then I wondered about constipation. I substituted some food with...
  20. Is this a Tumor?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello again everyone! A friend of mine has asked me to help her care for her sick betta. When she first described the symptoms to me it sounded like swim bladder disease but now that i see him it looks like a tumor to me. so ill fill out the questionair and post some pictures and hopefully ill...
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