Tumour on my Bichir, it wont stop growing

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Hello, my Cuvier's Bichir has this tumour growing for months, it was small for a long time but just a month ago, it increased dramaticly and al though I have been changing water regularly, thinking it may be a parasite it is not. The photos are taken after the change. It's tank mates are healthy and they are 4 silver dollars and a ornate bichir in a 200L tank with live plants.
It was eating fine till yesterday and I am afraid that soon I might have to euthanize it.

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SilverDollarKeeper

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Ker Woon
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Hello, my Cuvier's Bichir has this tumour growing for months, it was small for a long time but just a month ago, it increased dramaticly and al though I have been changing water regularly, thinking it may be a parasite it is not. The photos are taken after the change. It's tank mates are healthy and they are 4 silver dollars and a ornate bichir in a 200L tank with live plants.
It was eating fine till yesterday and I am afraid that soon I might have to euthanize it.

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kno4te

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Looks to be a tumor. From the photo looks like its growing from the inside toward the outside. I’d suggest euthanasia. Don’t think it’ll survive any surgery or intervention. Cost to a vet likely expensive and can be repalaces with another Senegalus. Sorry to say it in that manner. Best of luck.
 
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I've had similar tumors occur in a few goldfish and koi I've had over the yrs. That looks too deep to remove safely. It would be unkind to let him linger.:(
 

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Sorry to see this :(
 
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