growth on betta

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scw26

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Hey! I have had my betta for a few weeks now. He has been doing great! This morning I noticed a weird growth on the underside of his head kind of near his gills. I am not to sure what it is. He is acting and eating normal. Please let me know:)
 

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Sorry I don't know what it is. If you look around this site others have had growths on their bettas, but not much success determining the cause. I had bettas, a year or two ago, and my favorite got a white grow on his tail fin, that I could not identify. Eventually I assumed it was a type of cancer, because it did not spread but also seemed untreatable. I hope someone else has a better answer for you.
 

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Betta fish are very prone to tumors. I would recommend trying some salt baths just in case it's something else. The majority of tumors are not cancerous but there always is a chance.
 

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