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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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