Fish Fungus, Egg Fungus, Achlya and Saprolegina


Symptoms
White, brown or grey cotton like growths on the scales, skin, or fins of freshwater or brackish water fish.
Name
Fish Fungus, Egg Fungus, Achlya, and Saprolegina, There are over 50,000 species of fungus
Cause
fungus, usually starts as growth on decaying matter in the aquarium. It attacks fish with a poor slime coat or eggs that have died after being laid. It will also attack lesions left by other injuries. Poor water conditions and drastic temperature changes can also play a part in this disease.
Treatment
As soon as fungus appears treat with one of many fungus remedies on the market. To treat eggs. Remove all infected eggs as any fungus will quickly spread to even healthy eggs.

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