Popeye Disease or Exophthalmia

Popeye or exophthalmia is a symptom, not a disease in itself and it can have a large number of potential causes. Some of these causes are incurable while others can potentially be...

Dropsy tropical fish disease, Article 28 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of tropical...

Dropsy, is actually a "symptom" and not a disease in itself. The standing scales and blown up appearance are the result of swelling within the tissues and organs of the fish...

Worms in my fish tank, articles 1 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You wake up one day, and go to the fishtank to look at your fish (as you always do first thing in the morning,...

Quarantine and hospital fish tanks

Quarantine and hospital tanks By: Russ   There are many similarities and also distinct differences in how hospital and quarantine tanks are managed. While a quarantine tank may very well turn into a hospital tank over...

Tropical fish Diseases, causes cures and prevention

Diseases, Parasites and other Maladies Prevention This section will discuss ailments that affect the fish kept in our aquariums. I will simply not call them diseases because most are not true diseases but a...

Worms in my fish tank?

Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You wake up one day, and go to the fishtank to look at your fish (as you always do first thing in the morning,...

Tropicalfish Disease Identification

Most of the time, troubleshooting by frequent water changes and avoiding fish stress will prevent serious outbreaks of disease in the tank. Off the list of preventative things, I cannot stress...

Internal and External (Ick) Parasite Treatment for Plecos

Internal and External (Ick) Parasite Treatment for Plecos By: Andrew E. Cameron, M.S. Ich happens…sooner or later. I was pretty paranoid when it first popped up on a new fancy pleco, but I've successfully...

Lumps and Bumps on Tropical Fish

Lumps and bumps: there are a number of diseases that begin this way. (1) tumors or lymphocystis which are viral in origin and not treatable, (2) fish pox which is also viral...

Dropsy Tropical Fish Disease

Dropsy, is actually a "symptom" and not a disease in itself. The standing scales and blown up appearance are the result of swelling within the tissues and organs of the fish...

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