Advice on fin damage

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So, I’ve got a Jack Dempsey cichlid who was attacked by a green terror 6-8 months ago. There was extensive fin damage and he has regrown nothing. He lives in a 60 gallon tank with a pleco. I do water changes and make sure the ammonium and nitrate is always 0. He also always keeps his fins kind of clamped. Most people say their fins should grow back after a few weeks but it has been months and nothing. Any advice would be appreciated. Sorry for the crappy pictures he is very shy and it’s hard to get pictures.
 

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Hi and welcome to the forum :)

The fish appears to have all his fins. Which fin/s are missing?

The fish is not a good quality fish and should not be used for breeding purposes.

Its tail is clamped up and that can be caused by poor genetics, poor water quality or a bacterial or protozoan infection. It doesn't look like a bacterial infection to me. Considering the shape of its body, I would say poor genetics.
 

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