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Old 11/13/2020, 12:57 PM   #1
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Have you seen a six line wrasse this fat?

I am just wondering if anyone has seen a six line wrasse this fat. It is about 3 years old and tanked with clownfishes and randalls goby. So he is basically the king of the tank. I have seen it this fat for 5-6 weeks now so just wondering. I don't think it has babies and don't even know if they can be hermaphrodite.


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Old 11/13/2020, 09:57 PM   #2
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That is pretty fat


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Old 11/15/2020, 08:02 PM   #3
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That is fat!!!! Pregnant


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Old 11/16/2020, 10:51 AM   #4
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You must have a healthy pod population for it to be that fat!


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Old 11/16/2020, 12:53 PM   #5
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I had a Kole Tang years ago that got unnaturally fat like that. It died. No idea what it was, but if I had to guess, I'd say tumor.


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Old 11/17/2020, 12:10 PM   #6
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I was beginning to think it is some kind of disease as well. It is a little unnatural.


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Old 11/17/2020, 12:17 PM   #7
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That does not look right.


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Old 11/17/2020, 04:55 PM   #8
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Sometimes bacterial infections can cause swelling. I treated a fish with swollen sides with an antibiotic and the swelling went away.
If it is a tumor all you can do is hope that it is benign.
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Old 11/17/2020, 10:55 PM   #9
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Old 11/18/2020, 03:02 PM   #10
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I had a clown fish live with with a tumor for many years. And my fish with the swollen abdomen that responded to antibiotics lived with the swelling for about 3 years before I treated him.
If your fish is eating and otherwise behaving normally I wouldn't be too alarmed.
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