UPDATE: INJURED GOLDFISH

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I posted about 3 weeks ago a fish I had that was severely injured. Wasn't sure he was going to make it but after nearly four weeks and he's still alive. I moved him into his own 30-gallon stock tank. I put him in a 10-gallon to get his pictures while I cleaned his stock tank. His wounds are nearly healed, but I have a feeling his tail will never grow back. Considering his wounds were really deep, he's improved by at least 80 percent.
 

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I posted about 3 weeks ago a fish I had that was severely injured. Wasn't sure he was going to make it but after nearly four weeks and he's still alive. I moved him into his own 30-gallon stock tank. I put him in a 10-gallon to get his pictures while I cleaned his stock tank. His wounds are nearly healed, but I have a feeling his tail will never grow back. Considering his wounds were really deep, he's improved by at least 80 percent.
are there any signs of rot? if the wound completely heals, he will just be a tailless fish, and if he can do everything normally, i think he should be fine.
 

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If the last picture is the most recent, the fish has no caudal peduncle region, which means it has rotted away since the original injury. If it's still infected, it will continue to eat away the muscle and bone until it hits the organs the fish dies.
 

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