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Hello :) I'm new to this community and in need of some help!! I have 2 glofish Tetras that I need help with. One of them is pretty fat. He eats well, swims well and is active.... so I dont know if its dropsy, hes just a chunk or what. The other fish has what appears to be a small lump of some sort on his belly. He eats and acts fine as well. Any help would be appreciated. I test their tank and all levels are within normal perimeters as well. Stanley.jpg
 

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Hi there, okay please complete the help form so the members here have a full picture of what is going on in your aquarium and can assist you better:
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To me it kind of looks like a prolapsed anus or some kind of blockage. What are you feeding and how much? More info about your tank, water parameters and maintenance schedule would help as mentioned.
 

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I agree with Jeaninel it looks like a prolaps which is eventually fatal.

If you're worried about dropsy, just look at the fish from the top of the tank. If it looks like a pinecone with scales protruding it is dropsey. If so I'd consider euthanizing both and starting over. I have serious issues with the pianted tetras as their color was born in a lab and not by natural mutation. In my opinion, they are weaker than the nornal variety and not a good beginner fish. As their popularity grows we are seeing more and more issues as it appears the line is unstable. ---OK, critics your turn----
 
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