Aquarium Fish Health

Ulcers

Symptom: Missing scales and red sore on body.

Ulcers on Aquarium Fish

The fish most likely has Ulcers, symptons for this can be missing scales, red sores on body of fish where the skin has eroded.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.


Flukes

Symptom: Off colour, red veins in fins and flicking

Flukes on Aquarium Fish

The fish most likely has Flukes. Fish will have excessive mucus, look off colour, show red veining on fins and fins will appear depressed. Signs of flicking and flashing are common; in the case of gill flukes the fish will be gasping.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.


Leeches, Lice and Anchor Worm

Sympton: Leeches, Lice and Anchor Worm attached to body of fish

Leeches, Lice and Anchor Worm on Aquarium Fish

The fish has an infestation of leeches, anchor worms or lice. They are visible on body of fish like worms or scabs. Fish showing signs of irritation, in severe cases fish will be very lethargic.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.

 

Fluffy Growths

Symptom: Fluffy white growths on skin of fish

Fungus on Aquarium Fish

The fish most likely has a fungal disease, which looks like fluffy white cotton wool-like growths on flanks or wherever the skin has been damaged. It can sometimes have a green tinge from algae present in the water.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.



Strange Motion

Symptom: Fast moving and/or letharic behavior

Aquarium Fish with Stress

The fish is most likely stressed. Fins may appear depressed and may have red veining, fish behaving erratically or lethargically and off feed. Check water conditions urgently!

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.



 Discolouration

Symptom: Greyish discolouration

Aquarium Fish with Grey Discolouration

The fish most likely has Velvet disease, fish appears to be covered in a grey film, showing signs of irritation, gasping and clamped fins.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.


Mouth Rot

Symptom: Mouth is rotting away

Aquarium Fish with Mouth Rot

The fish most likely has a mouth rot, the lips will have eroded or are entirely missing. This can be stopped from getting worse by using Bactocide.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.


Dropsy


Symptom: Bulging eyes & scales sticking out

Aquarium Fish with Dropsy

The fish most likely has Dropsy, the fish will look bloated and swollen, sometimes with scales sticking out like a pine cone. The fish will have problems with general orientation, have bulging eyes and difficulty swimming.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.

 

Whitespot

Symptom: Fine white spots on body and fins

Aquarium Fish with Whitespot

 
The fish most likely has White Spot, a disease which looks like grains of salt scattered on body of fish. The fish will be showing signs of irritation.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.

 


Finrot

Symptom: Fins are rotting away

Aquarium fish with Finrot

The fish most likely has a Fin rot, the fins will have started to rot away. This can be stopped from getting worse by using Bactocide.

If your fish looks like the illustration, we recommend you use one of the products listed to restore your fish to good health.