Fish Diseases Articles

Ammonia Poisoning in Aquarium Fish
Ammonia Poisoning in Aquarium Fish
Ammonia poisoning is undoubtedly one of the leading causes of death in aquarium fish. It is important to know the causes and effects of am...
Anchor Worms (Lernaea)
Anchor Worms (Lernaea)
Symptom Usually you will see a elongated parasite attached to the...
Argulus(Fish Lice) Description, Symptoms, Life Cycle and Treatment
Argulus(Fish Lice) Description, Symptoms, Life Cycle and Treatment
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Blood Parasites (Trypanoplasma, Trypanosoma, Sanguinicola)
Blood Parasites (Trypanoplasma, Trypanosoma, Sanguinicola)
Symptom Not really obvoius but could be one or more of the follow...
Cotton Wool Disease (Mouth Fungus)
Cotton Wool Disease (Mouth Fungus)
Symptom Off white coloration around the mouth, fins or body of th...
Developmental or Hereditary Diseases
Developmental or Hereditary Diseases
Symptom There is a huge variety of issues in this catagory. small...
Dropsy
Dropsy
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Fin Rot
Fin Rot
Disease Type Bacterial - Can be caused by a number of different bacteria   Description Fin rot is a bacterial disease that attacks...
Finrot, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas, Flavobacterium, and Flexibacter
Finrot, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas, Flavobacterium, and Flexibacter
Symptom split, worn, ragged or shortened fins. Sometimes there wi...
Fish Fungus, Egg Fungus, Achlya and Saprolegina
Fish Fungus, Egg Fungus, Achlya and Saprolegina
Symptoms White, brown or grey cotton like growths on the scales, ...
Fish Lice, Gill Maggots, Fish Louse, Argulus, Ergasilus
Fish Lice, Gill Maggots, Fish Louse, Argulus, Ergasilus
Symptom Small crustaceans attached to the body or gills of the in...
Fish Tuberculosis
Fish Tuberculosis
Fish Tuberculosis Description Fish tuberculosis is ca...
Fungus (Saprolegnia)
Fungus (Saprolegnia)
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Hexamita
Hexamita
Symptoms of Hexamita The first symptom of hexamita is the presense of a slimy white mucus in the feces of the infected fish. The fish may a...
Hole in the Head disease (HITH)
Hole in the Head disease (HITH)
Description Hole in the head (HITH) also known as lateral line erosion is a disease that is most commonly associated with cichlids, but can...
Mouth Fungus
Mouth Fungus
Mouth Fungus Description ...
Pop-Eye Fish Disease Treatment and Causes
Pop-Eye Fish Disease Treatment and Causes
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Preventing Fish Diseases
Preventing Fish Diseases
Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? Prevent disease, and you don't have to worry about your fish getting sick. But if it were that simple, t...
Red Pest Disease(Septicemia) - Red Streaks on my Fish
Red Pest Disease(Septicemia) - Red Streaks on my Fish
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Swim Bladder Problems
Swim Bladder Problems
 Symptoms of Swim Bladder Problems: Abnormal swimming or difficulty maintaining equilibrium. Problems with the swim bladder ...
Symptoms and Treatments of Common Fish Diseases
Symptoms and Treatments of Common Fish Diseases
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Use of Salt In Freshwater Tanks
Use of Salt In Freshwater Tanks
Table salt comes in two forms with anti caking agents in both and iodine in one of the two. Neither the anti-caking agents nor the iod...
Velvet Disease
Velvet Disease
Velvet diseas...
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Fish disease can be one of the most challenging aspects to overcome in the aquarium hobby. Not only can fish diseases be difficult to diagnose, but they can be difficult to treat. Our fish diseases section can help you diagnose, treat and prevent fish diseases in your home aquarium.