Aquarium Fish Disease Guide:
Symptoms & Treatments

It’s never nice when your beloved tank mates get sick. And although I pray you never have to experience it, it never hurts to have better knowledge and understanding on this subject.

In this article, we’ll discuss different types of common fish diseases, their symptoms, causes, and ways to treat your friends.

Bacterial Fish Diseases

Hemorrhagic Septicemia (Red Pest)

Hemorrhagic Septicemia, also known as Red Pest due to the distinct red streaks that appear on your fish.

If the bacteria enters you fish’s circulatory system it will travel throughout, causing damage to body tissue, blood vessels, and the heart.

Often resulting in internal bleeding. The buildup of fluids can then cause Dropsy.

This is a very serious condition.

Gold fish suffering from the disease red pest
 

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