Unresolved Update - new pic Need help with dwarf lion mouth issue

Discussion in 'ID This!' started by TravisVT, Feb 3, 2016.

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  1. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

    Oct 24, 2010
    Dunnellon, Florida
    Well that is a short video. It is not normal for the mouth to be open like that so it looks like the beginning of lock jaw to me. It could also be a bacterial infection.
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  3. TravisVT

    TravisVT Fire Worm

    Oct 2, 2012
    Colchester, Vermont
    Just came back from a 6 day vaca and the growth in his mouth has grown alot, see picture below. Is there anything that can be done for this? I dont think he will make it to much longer as this growth is stopping him from eating. Can a fish survive surgery? I am by no means a surgeon but would trying to cut the growth off help in any way or likely just cause more stress and kill him quicker? I am just looking for anything I can do to try and help. Or is this a situation where all I can/should do is just sit back and wait. Any thoughts are appreciated.