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bmister360 11-29-2009 06:29 PM

Guppy Problem
Hello, Today i looked in my guppy tank and realized my male's tail has been split open. I was just wondering how that couldve happened and will it heal?

Neptune 11-29-2009 06:38 PM

Depending on other fish, it could've been nipped. And how far down does the split go?

bmister360 11-29-2009 08:21 PM

the split goes straight to the body its pretty big

Neptune 11-29-2009 08:26 PM

Oh. Just watch it for fungi and other illness, but im pretty sure he should be ok. :S (Correct me if i'm wrong.)

bmister360 11-29-2009 08:43 PM

ok i hope he is ok :S

rsheets 12-01-2009 02:12 PM

I think it should be OK I have had that happen before too. It will heal back.

redlessi 12-02-2009 07:17 PM

Welcome to the forum!! Just make sure you keep up with water changes and it should heal fine without getting any fungus.

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