Signs & Symptoms of Sick Goldfish

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While most people tend to think that cats and dogs have the best personalities, fish can also have some cute and very individual behaviors and tendencies. How do you know when your fish is sick? Here are some of the most common signs and symptoms of disease in goldfish that every owner should look out for. Symptom: Gasping for Air What to Look For: Sick goldfish may often struggle to take in enough oxygen. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to tell … Read more

How To Diagnose And Cure Flukes In Goldfish

What are flukes? These are tiny white parasites similar to worms Symptoms of flukes Look for these signs: clamped fins occur early isolation and redness of skin refusal to eat food rubbing against the surface split fins may signify a fluke infestation in the aquarium appearance of mucus on gills quick breathing bloated body blood streaked fins eyes bulging Untreated flukes can also result in bacterial gill infection and disable oxygen processing through the gills. Flukes transmit an awful bacteria … Read more

Dropsy – How To Diagnose And Cure Goldfish Of This Disease

Goldfish owners worldwide are challenged with “dropsy” disease. Although it’s a very common disease, there is little information about its cause. Some attribute the condition to bad water temperature regulation while others simply blame diet as the culprit. Fish become susceptible when their immune system has been compromised, generally by a stress factor. Maintaining a healthy tank is optimal in avoiding this sickness as healthy fish rarely develop this disease. Diagnosis of Dropsy If your goldfish has swelling in any … Read more

Find Out Why Aloe Juice Is Good For Goldfish Ailments And Diseases

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Did you know 15% of all Americans own goldfish? No matter where you go you see beautiful hues of this fabulous fish. I have seen aquariums at the dentist and doctor’s office, hospitals, corporate offices, schools, restaurants and bars. It is hard not to develop a fondness for this fun loving little creature. However, it is inevitable that they will get sick just like you, your child or family members get ill. Minimise goldfish ailments & diseases with Aloe Juice … Read more

Can Malachite Green Treatment Get Rid Of White Spot Disease Also Known As Ich Or Ick?

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There is nothing worse than seeing your poor little goldfish swimming around with white spots. Your fish is suffering because a parasite, medically termed Ichthyophtirius, has infected it or several of your goldfish. This disorder is commonly referred to as Ick or Ich Fish Disease. Let’s talk a little more about symptoms and the different malachite treatments. Malachite green treatment is one of the most effective treatments for this disease. However, it is very important that you treat this disease … Read more