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Lump getting larger. =(

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My poor boy Tuna has had this lump ever since I adopted him at petco it has gotten larger and I fear that it might give him trouble swimming to got to the surface one of these days. I know it's lymphocystis but is there any way to make him happier? He has a NPT and lives in a 2.6 gallon tank heated and with a sponge filter.

Here is a picture of his lump:

The lump is not that large as of right now but it got larger this past week.
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PS: here are the dates when I took these pictures:

top left: ‎October ‎26, ‎2013
top right: ‎January ‎17, ‎2014
bottom left: ‎January ‎11, ‎2014
bottom right: April ‎10, ‎2014,
Crap the January dates need to be reversed. XD
Do you think it makes him unhappy? It's in a good place, it can't really mess up his organs or nothing!
It seems like he is acting fine for the most part. With how fast it is growing now I fear it might get too large for him to handle. He seems to rest a lot and not be as active as my girl and my other two boys that's for sure. I just have to keep watch. I was thinking it maybe the sponge filter that is stressing him out but if I turn that off, my bacteria might die. =( I have it as low as I can though. His colors look fine and he is eating and flaring fine. I just wished it would just fall off already so I can stop getting stressed out cause of it. LOL
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