Fish Diseases Articles
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)
Usually you will see a elongated parasite
attached to the...
Blood Parasites (Trypanoplasma, Trypanosoma, Sanguinicola)
Not really obvoius but could be one or more
of the follow...
Cotton Wool Disease (Mouth Fungus)
Off white coloration around the mouth, fins
or body of th...
Developmental or Hereditary Diseases
There is a huge variety of issues in this
Symptoms of Dropsy
Bacterial - Can be caused by a number of different bacteria
Fin rot is a bacterial disease that attacks...
Finrot, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas, Flavobacterium, and Flexibacter
split, worn, ragged or shortened fins. Sometimes
Fish Fungus, Egg Fungus, Achlya and Saprolegina
White, brown or grey cotton like growths
on the scales, ...
Fish Lice, Gill Maggots, Fish Louse, Argulus, Ergasilus
Small crustaceans attached to the body or
gills of the in...
Fish Tuberculosis Description
Fish tuberculosis is ca...
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 (HITH) also known as lateral line erosion is a disease that is most commonly associated with cichlids, but can...
Mouth Fungus Description
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...
Swim Bladder Problems
Symptoms of Swim Bladder Problems: Abnormal swimming or difficulty maintaining equilibrium.
Problems with the swim bladder ...
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.
the anti-caking agents nor the iod...
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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.
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