Dropsy Fish Disease

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A bacterial infection of the kidneys, which causes fluid accumulation or renal failure. It appears to create problems only in weakened fish. It is virtually incurable if left for too long as the kidneys become useless rendering the fish unable …

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Clamped Fin Fish Disease

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Not indicative of one specific disease. Can be a reflection of various problems, including bad water quality and/or parasites. Symptoms: Fins are folded against the body and not fanned out as they should be Listless behaviour Treatment: First test the …

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Gill Flukes Fish Disease

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Undesirable environmental conditions including poor water quality, overcrowding, and/or stress by incompatible species creates conditions that can lead to destructive outbreaks. If you are unsure of compatibility of your fish you can always post on our Facebook page for some …

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Body Flukes Fish Disease

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Undesirable environmental conditions can cause body flukes disease in tropical fish. Such conditions include poor water quality, overcrowding, and/or stress by incompatible species, please check the tropical fish profiles of the fish you are keeping to ensure compatibility. All these …

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Anchor Worms Fish Disease

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Introduced into aquariums by infected fish, young anchor worms are small crustaceans that burrow into the fish’s skin and enter the muscles. Here they begin to develop and release eggs before they die – leaving behind damage which can become …

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