Links and articles about fish illnesses, disease and treatment options. Learn about ich, velvet, fin rot, fungus, parasites and other nasty maladies.
Aqualink: Common Freshwater Diseases [offsite link]
General overview of a handful of common diseases.
Aquarium Product Review - Kordon Ich-Attack
This Ick treatment product is non-toxic and multi-use. It's safe and economical.
Badmanīs Tropical Fish: Diseases, Parasites and other Maladies [offsite link]
Badman lists some common diseases and problems seen with freshwater fish in the beginnerīs tank. Includes diagrams from Tetraīs brochures to illustrate.
Can a Fish Have Surgery?
Do fish ever need surgery?
Cancer in Aquarium Fish
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month - how about our fish?
Fish Balancing Problems
If your betta fish is having problems balancing, look here for some good advice and help.
Fish Heart Health
Stress can effect your fish's heart health.
FishDoc: Fish disease & diagnosis [offsite link]
A fine page with disease info, pictures, and a good overview of disease in general. Focuses on diseases of goldfish & koi, but many are common also in FW tropicals.
Fishy Farmacy [offsite link]
A truly EXCELLENT site that I highly recommend. Written by a vet with a great deal of experience with fish diseases and a pharmaceutical degree, it is perhaps one of the most comprehensive disease sites I have ever come across.
How Fish Swim
How do fish swim underwater and how it effects their life in an aquarium.
How To Cure White Spot On Fish
Do you have or have you had a fish who has white spot? Here is some advice on what to do for treatment of this troublesome disease.
More on Fin Rot
There are so many requests from readers on how to avoid and get rid of fin rot that this prevalent disease requires more attention.
Mosquito Fish at Moorten Botanical Garden
Mosquito Fish are lovely and helpful fish.
Pandoraīs Aquarium: Disease [offsite link]
A good archive of disease photos and also a database for information on each separate disease.
Parasitic Images Listed Taxonomically [offsite link]
Not a fish-dedicated site, but it is an interesting resource for identifying and classifying all manner of parasites (of many animal hosts).
Pet Care Forum: Diseases of Fresh Water Fish [offsite link]
Lists about 15 diseases often seen in freshwater fish, with detailed information and pictures of each.
Surgery For Your Fish
Can Fish Have Surgery?
The Anchor Worm And How To Get Rid Of It
Anchor Worms can torment your fish and kill them. Learn here what they are and how to get rid of them!
The Kribīs FAQ on Disease [offsite link]
The basics of disease with some specific info on TheKrib.comīs site.
Wet Web Media: Marine Maintenance [offsite link]
Scroll to the bottom for a wealth of information on various marine diseases: prevention, identification and treatment. Highly recommended.
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