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Wen Growth

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[*]Test Results for the Following:

[*]Ammonia Level? 0

[*]Nitrite Level? 0

[*]Nitrate level? 10

[*]Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)?7.9

[*]Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)?

[*]Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops?API Drops

[*]Water temperature?68

[*]Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running?50 gallon 9 months

[*]What is the name and size of the filter(s)? Aquatech 60 and AC70

[*]How often do you change the water and how much? 50% once a week

[*]How many fish in the tank and their size? 4 inch Red Cap- 3 inch lionhead-2 2.5 inch bristlenose plecos

[*]What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime

[*]What do you feed your fish and how often? Once a day Hikari Lionhead, HBH Algae wafers, Spirulina flakes,occasionally peas or spinach.

[*]Any new fish added to the tank? No

[*]Any medications added to the tank? No

[*]Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? White stuff on wen

[*]Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? No\

Just wondering if this is normal wen growth or a type of fungus.

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Sorry about the crappy pictures, I just can't do good goldfish pics. :idont

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Looks like wen growth to me. It can take different forms, sometimes looking more cottony (like what your fish has running along the grooves of his wen there), or sometimes more pustule/pimple-like (like a whitehead). Looks like your fellow there has both. Cute fish!

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Looks like wen growth to me too :) Not that he needs to grow anymore...that thing's huge! :o

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omg gorgeous wen!!!

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Yep wen growth. WOOT.

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Not to worry. Wen growth :)

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Good to know, thanks people. :r030:

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