Small Red Bump On A Fin. What It Could Be?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by Ekaterina Asparouhova, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. Ekaterina Asparouhova

    Ekaterina AsparouhovaNew MemberMember

    Hi,

    My platy has a small red bump/spot on his left fin. I think I see a bit white around it, but it's red in the center. He eats normally, there are no other fishes in my 5 gal tank. The water is OK - no ammonia or nitrites. The pH was low today, but I changed about 30% of the water right away.

    It doesn't look like fluffy patches. What else it could be?

    Thank you so much for your help in advance!
     
  2. Initiate

    InitiateWell Known MemberMember

    Hi there,
    5g is too small for a platy. Any photos I can see?
     
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    Ekaterina Asparouhova

    Ekaterina AsparouhovaNew MemberMember

    Sure, here are some images, the best I could do with of a small fish.

    Thank you for your help!!!
     

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  4. Initiate

    InitiateWell Known MemberMember

    Looks to be some kind of growth, I would keep up with water changes 50% every two days.
    Do some research into finding a medication that could solve this growth, not sure if its bacterial or fungal
     
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    Ekaterina Asparouhova

    Ekaterina AsparouhovaNew MemberMember

    Thank you!!! Will do.