Dg Has Red Sore On His Face

Scott&Jen

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My dg has a weird, red sore on his face. We are trying to figure out what it is and what do we need to do? He doesn’t seem to be in any distress and is eating well. He was actually a little shy at first and is very active now and comes up right to you.
Tank

What is the water volume of the tank? 50
How long has the tank been running? 8 months
Does it have a filter? Yes
Does it have a heater? Yes
What is the water temperature? 80
What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.)
2 angelfish
4 Corys
2 dg
1 sunburst

Maintenance
How often do you change the water? Weekly
How much of the water do you change? 1/4
What do you use to treat your water? Prime
Do you vacuum the substrate or just the water?
Vacuum
*Parameters - Very Important
Did you cycle your tank before adding fish? Yes
What do you use to test the water? Take to pet store
What are your parameters? We need to know the exact numbers, not just “fine” or “safe”.
Don’t have, reads well though
Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:

Feeding
How often do you feed your fish? Once a day
How much do you feed your fish? 1 cube
What brand of food do you feed your fish?
Do you feed frozen or freeze-dried foods? Frozen

Illness & Symptoms
How long have you had this fish? 2 months
How long ago did you first notice these symptoms? 1 week
In a few words, can you explain the symptoms?
Have you started any treatment for the illness? No
Was your fish physically ill or injured upon purchase? No
How has its behavior and appearance changed, if at all? Just the sore on the face

Explain your emergency situation in detail. (Please give a clear explanation of what is going on, include details from the beginning of the illness leading up to now)
 

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A201

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It's Lymphocystis (Viral Growth) sort of like a fish cold sore.
Be sure to research Lymph. no cure, but it the growth might slough off if the DG 's immune system strengthens.
 
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