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Hello everyone. My beautiful girl Minnie seems to have a small bump growing on her side. It almost looks pointy. Anyone run across this?
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Housing:

How many gallons is your tank? 5 Gal
Does it have a filter? Yes
Does it have a heater? Yes
What temperature is your tank?79.2
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? Yes
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? None

Food:
What food brand do you use? Hikari
Do you feed flakes or pellets? Pellets
Freeze-dried? Yes Blood Worms
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? Pellets in the morning and evening. Blood Worms every other day for mid day snack

Maintenance:
Before
your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change? Once a week
What percentage of water did you change? 40%
What is the source of your water? Municipal
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water? Vacuum
What additives do you use other than conditioner? What brand of conditioner? Aequen Betta Bowl Conditioner

Water Parameters:
What are your water parameters? Please give exact numbers. If tested by pet store please get exact numbers. "Fine" or "Safe" won't help us help you. Important: Test your water before the regular water change; not after one.

Ammonia: 0
Nitrite:0
Nitrate:10
pH:7.0
Hardness (GH):3
Alkalinity (KH):3

Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? A Week ago
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? The bump looks slightly bigger
How has your Betta’s behavior changed?No
Is your Betta still eating?Yes
Have you started treating your Betta? If so, how?No
Does your Betta have any history of being ill?No
How long have you owned your Betta?2 years
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? She had an issue with her swim bladder. We helped her get through it
 
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