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Orandas Don't Have Head Problems! - Informative Wen Thread

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So where can one find a wen trimmer.

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I had read the wen was more like a wart than a tumor. So what's the difference between a wart and a tumor?

A tumour is an abnormal growth.

It can be benign ie non cancerous, and usually slow growing.

Or malignant or cancerous, and usually rapidly growing.

A wart is a benign tumour caused by a virus.

But not every tumour is a wart

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So where can one find a wen trimmer.

A wen trimmer is a pair of surgical scissors. Who wields them is up to you. Fish vets can be found if you search online, or you could do it yourself.

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I'm not sure I'd say much about an Oranda is natural or normal. I have had well over 100 goldfish of many varieties in my 5 or so years of fish keeping and I have found Orandas to be the most susceptible to issues such as swim bladder problems, poor vision, and just being plain out with no doubt the dumbest type of fish I have ever had. I will not get any more of them if I can resist how good looking some of them are :)

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I'm not sure I'd say much about an Oranda is natural or normal. I have had well over 100 goldfish of many varieties in my 5 or so years of fish keeping and I have found Orandas to be the most susceptible to issues such as swim bladder problems, poor vision, and just being plain out with no doubt the dumbest type of fish I have ever had. I will not get any more of them if I can resist how good looking some of them are :)

That is interesting because I've always felt it was the other way around. I haven't kept fish for 5-6 years and goldfish even longer, but when I did the oranda reigned supreme IMO. I never had problems with oranda like I did with the other varieties and I've probably kept them all except Bubble Eyes and the Celestial types. It's the main reason I decided my first new tank would be stocked with Orandas. 

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