Popeye Disease in Fish: Easier to Prevent than to Treat

Popeye disease or Exophthalmos is not a disease. It is more indicative of underlying disorders. Popeye causes a build-up of fluids either behind the eye or in the eye itself, causing...

Anatomy of fish: How Their Fins Help Some Fish to Fly

As aquarists, it is essential to know fish anatomy or the morphology of fishes. Each part of the fish's body plays an important role. Knowing the name, location, and functions of the...

Worms in Fish Tank: Types, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

There are many types of worms in a fish tank; these worms may be parasitic, commensal, internal, or external. The parasitic aquatic worms act only in their best interests, often feeding...

Malachite Green: Everything You Need To Know About This Treatment

Malachite green or MG is a vivid green chemical used commonly in our hobby to treat many diseases in freshwater and marine fish. It also has many other uses, including as...

Fish Diseases: A Complete Guide Of Various Water Disease

Fish diseases are due to stress, poor living environment in the aquarium, and when a new fish does not undergo quarantine standards. However, measures like frequently changing your fish aquarium water...

Dropsy Fish: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Dropsy fish disease is much more common in freshwater fishes than in marine fishes. It is a condition where the fish looks bloated. Most aquarists are stumped by what causes Dropsy. Therefore,...

Aquarium Plant Deficiencies: Symptoms and Cure

Aquarium plant deficiencies arise when the level of nutrients or environment is insufficient to ensure healthy plant growth. Apart from the basics like sunlight and PH levels, the plants require close monitoring...

Curing Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans)Using Hyposalinity, Article 92 on the care, upkeep and maintenance...

Curing Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans) Using Hyposalinity By: Annette Paulsen   Curing Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans) Using Hyposalinity So you didn't QT and now you have Ich in your display tank (DT). The bad news is...

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...

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