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

Goldfish Care

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

Goldfish Illness: What Are The Main Culprits?

poor sick goldfish

Goldfish illness is very common and sometimes fatal. However, if the symptoms are detected early and correct treatment given, the goldfish can make a complete recovery. Diagnosis of the illness affecting your fish is an important part of overall goldfish care. Causes of fish illness can be bacterial, fungal, viral, parasitic diseases, physical ailments, protozoan diseases. The most common maladies seen in home aquariums are either bacterial or parasitic in origin. Fungal is sometimes seen and occasionally physical ailments. 4 … Read more

Identifying Common Goldfish Diseases and How to Treat Them

How To Take Care Of Your Goldfish

The good news for goldfish owners is that there’s generally a very low prevalence of disease among goldfish – they’re pretty tough cookies! Goldfish diseases, when they do occur, tend to be mild and easily treatable. The risk of many diseases can be reduced significantly through good fish care, particularly through the quarantine of new fish before introducing to the tank to ensure that any diseases picked up at the pet shop or fish farm are treated before being transferred … Read more