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    Thread: Mass on side of tail

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      Mass on side of tail

      I noticed a red mass on the side of one of my koi tail. She eats well and seems perfectly fine. Any ideas in what if may be. Sorry for the bad pics she wouldn't cooperate lol

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      Looks like lymphocystitis or one of the viral look alikes. My guess is that it will disappear w/ time. Make sure water conditions are good - water changes, etc.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Rocco1979 View Post
      I noticed a red mass on the side of one of my koi tail. She eats well and seems perfectly fine. Any ideas in what if may be. Sorry for the bad pics she wouldn't cooperate lol

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      It looks like a tumor and, if it grows larger and is vasilated, you will have your answer.
      people like to vehemently defend their purchases and find it incredulous that anything could be better

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      Is surgery best for this situation?
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      Quote Originally Posted by OCkoiFan View Post
      Is surgery best for this situation?
      It will just grow back.
      people like to vehemently defend their purchases and find it incredulous that anything could be better

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      Our koi had something that looked just like that and it eventually went away on its own. http://www.koiphen.com/forums/showth...t=what+is+this
      Last edited by kimini; 10-04-2018 at 10:53 AM.

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