Cotton Wool Disease (Mouth Fungus)


Symptom
Off white coloration around the mouth, fins or body of the fish. As the disease spreads what looks like cotton will appear around the mouth and the fins begin to fray along with ulcers. In serious cases they will stop eating and stay isolated.
Name
Cotton-Wool, Mouth Fungus
Cause
Flavobacterium
Treatment
Early stages can be treated with a general aquarium antibacterial or phenoxyethanol based medicine. Advanced cases a antibotic or more intensive antibacterial treatment will be necessary.

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