3 Holes In My Oscars Top Fin

scott k

Member
I have a 2 red tiger oscars both about 5" in length, a few week ago I noticed one had a couple of pin sized holes in its top fin these holes have since grown bigger.I have also noticed a third hole coming through again pin sized for now, I have ruled out fin rot as they are very tidy looking holes with no white edgges it just looks as though someone has pushed a needle straight through the fin. Can anyone help me with this as it is looking unsightly on what was a stunning fish


ammonia 0

nitrite 0

nitrate 0.5



300 litres
 

Nick G

Member
HI Scott, could you possibly post a picture? It'll be hard to help out without one.
 
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scott k

Member
I have tried to post a picture but the holes are not big enough to show up through the haze off the glass
 

Nick G

Member
Ok, he may just have nicked the fin on something. As long as the water conditions are good then holes in fins should heal up fine without any additional treatment.
 

Aquarist

Member
Good morning,

I agree with Nick. Keeping your water pristine should be all that's needed. You may keep an eye out for secondary infections.

Ken
 

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