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...

Ick! What are those white spots on my fish

Ick! What are those white spots on my fish? By: Cecilia Chen   The Life and Times of Ichthyophthirius multifilis Ich or Whitespot Disease is perhaps the most common disease encountered by freshwater aquarists everywhere, both...

Copper in the Treatment of Disease

This is a copy of an email I received from Scott Hieber It has to do with a discussion of Malachite Green used as a treatment for diseases in aquariums. The "old"...

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...

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,...

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...

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