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Hi to all,

My Blue Half Moon Betta seems to have grown a sizable tumor like bump that I am not sure what to do about, or if there is any thing that can be done. Other than the unusual bump, no loss of appetite or erratic behavior observed.

Any thoughts?


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My appologies,

Housing: Bio-orb
How many gallons is your tank? 3 Gal
Does it have a filter? yes
Does it have a heater? yes
What temperature is your tank? 79f
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes air stone
Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? 2 snails

What food brand do you use? Tetra
Do you feed flakes or pellets? Flake Medley
Freeze-dried? yes
How often do you feed your Betta? How much? a pinch in the morning only

Before your Betta became ill how often did you perform a water change? full every 1.5 months, and a quarter every week
What percentage of water did you change?
What is the source of your water? tap
Do you vacuum the substrate or just dip out water? dip out
What additives do you use? What brand of conditioner? API stress coat, API aquarium salt and API bettafix

Water Parameters: What test kit would be advised?
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.

Hardness (GH):
Alkalinity (KH):

Symptoms and Treatment:
When did you first notice the symptoms? few months ago
How has your Betta’s appearance changed? just the sizable bump
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? 1yr
Was he or she ill or suffering some sort of damage when purchased? not that I know of
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