Fish Diseases

disease

Bacterial infections are fairly common among freshwater aquarium fish, especially in tanks where the water quality is low. Low water quality may be caused by overfeeding, inadequate filtration or ...

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discus-fish

One of the most common freshwater aquarium fish diseases, Ich is caused by a protozoan parasite called Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. This disease is not only common among freshwater fishes but it is also highly persistent and contagious. If you do not keep a close eye on your fish and take action...

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tropical-fish

Parasites can be found in almost all groups of plants and animals – aquarium fish are no exception. These organisms are capable of causing a variety of harmful infections which can result in skin lesions or growths, difficulty breathing and ...

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fish-fungus

Experienced aquarium hobbyists understand that keeping a freshwater aquarium healthy requires a combination of things. Not only do you need to keep the water quality in your tank high and feed your fish a healthy, varied diet – you also need to ...

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disease

While it may not be possible to prevent your fish from ever contracting an illness, there are several things you can do to prevent disease from entering your tank in the first place and to prevent its spread. If you want your fish to thrive, it is wise to ...

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