Help Any Ideas For My Very Sick Girl?

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About a month or so ago, I noticed a small bump (looked like a white head) on the back of my neon Rainbowfish. After a few days, another one popped up next to her peck fin (I think that’s what it’s called). I assumed it was lymphostasis so I moved her to a qt tank until it had run its course. But now the first bump is gone, but the second one is gotten much larger, has turned pink/red, and has even pushed out the fin. I also assume she has quit eating because there is a lot of leftover food and her stomach is very sunken in. I was out of town for 12 days, so it is possible my husband over fed her, which would explain the leftover food, but her wasting is more of my concern.

Does anyone have any idea of how to treat her? Should I euthanize?
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Any help will be much appreciated.
 

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I'm not good with diseases, but I believe more info would be helpful.
What size is the tank?
What other fish do you have in it?
What's the water parameters?
 
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Kiks said:
I'm not good with diseases, but I believe more info would be helpful.
What size is the tank?
What other fish do you have in it?
What's the water parameters?
All of this info is in my profile, but...

55 gallon
Parameters are 0, 0, 20-30
Very friendly community tank. No aggression at all. I’m not going to list all of the fish, but they are in my profile.
 

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LeahsTank said:
All of this info is in my profile, but...

55 gallon
Parameters are 0, 0, 20-30
Very friendly community tank. No aggression at all. I’m not going to list all of the fish, but they are in my profile.
Are all the fish listed on your profile in this 55 gallon?
 
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LeahsTank said:
Yes.

3 neon tetras
2 black neon tetras
2 rummynose tetra
2 dwarf neon Rainbowfish
2 turquoise Rainbowfish
2 Bozeman Rainbowfish
2 Threadfin Rainbowfish
1 Twig Catfish
5 Otos
1 golden zebra loach
1 German blue ram
1 nerite
1 mystery snail
1,000,000,000 Trumpet snails.
Most likely doesn't have much to do with the disease, but that's a lot of schooling fish in too small numbers. Schooling fish need to be the same in order to school properly together. Meaning that as an example the black neons and rummynoses won't school properly even though they're both tetras.
 
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Kiks said:
Most likely doesn't have much to do with the disease, but that's a lot of schooling fish in too small numbers. Schooling fish need to be the same in order to school properly together. Meaning that as an example the black neons and rummynoses won't school properly even though they're both tetras.
Yeah. That’s a whole different story. I left the tank in the care of my husband for 12 days, and somehow when he was changing the water, there was a massive die off. I think it must’ve been a noxious gas release because it was sudden. There were 8 neons, 5 turquoise Rainbowfish, 4 black neons, and 5 rummy nose tetras. I know that is still not enough of each tetra species, but they are leftovers from schools that have died and I don’t intend on replacing those particular fishes.
 

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It does look like lymphocystis .
The sunken belly could be a separate issue ?
Any other fish looking off ?
 
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coralbandit said:
It does look like lymphocystis .
The sunken belly could be a separate issue ?
Any other fish looking off ?
No, (other than the die off as mentioned above) all other fish seem healthy, active, and hungry. I even just realized that I have 1 extra oto. (Hanky panky)
 

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