Split dorsal fin?

Discussion in 'Aquatic Health/Diseases' started by CarpCharacin, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Rainbow cichlid Administrator Fish mentor

    Today I was looking at my electric blue haps and I noticed that one of them had the back of its dorsal fin sort of split in a few places. I am not completely sure if it is fin rot or fin nipping, but I suspect that it is fin nipping. What do you think? It dosen't look that bad.

    The tank is 40 gallons and there are 3 male electric blue haps in it. The other haps look fine. I
     
  2. Anders247

    Anders247 Bolivian ram Administrator Moderator Well-known Member

    It should heal soon, as long as the parameters are fine. This happens occasionally in aggressive/semi-aggressive tanks.
     

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