Sudden Growth or lump on balloon molly!? Help!!

TropicalJane

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Hi everyone. I have a 100L (28 US gallon) planted tank. I have 3 mollies (one passed), 3 guppies, 3 kuhli loaches and 6 flame tetras all in good health despite one as of late. The water parameters are all clear and I have reduced water changes as I am currently housing 3 guppy fry in a nursery box.

Anyway, today I noticed a strange growth/lump on one of my female balloon mollies. She has been mating with another balloon molly if this has something to do with it. The lump is small however still protruding and appears to have very small lumps on the growth it is all the same colour as her white scales. Could this be eggs or is it an infection, bacteria or fungi? Noticed no changes in behaviour at all.sorry if the pictures aren’t very clear- please get back to me ASAP
 

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I can't tell anything from the pictures. Where is the lump meant to be?

Post some more pictures and check them on your computer first. Make sure they show the issue.
 

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Lumpy bit circled. Hard to see since same colour as the scales plus photo quality, but looks almost like a load of tiny cysts.
 

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