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Symptoms of Disease

What is “Flashing” in Koi or Pond Fish?

What is “Flashing” in Koi or Pond Fish? “Flashing” is basically just a fish that is “scratching” itself on the pond / tank bottom, or ornamentation. It USUALLY doesn’t mean anything, unless it’s “more...

Loss of an eye sac in a Bubble Eye

The loss of an eye sac in a Bubble Eye The loss of an eye sac in a Bubble Eye is usually disappointing, but you may be rewarded to know that the eye sac...

I Want To Treat Without Testing Anything (Video)

“I just want to treat my sick fish with something. Hurry!” Some folks just won’t check stuff. They don’t want to understand or get in front of the actual causes. Just fix it.  

“Come on. What Do I Treat The Fish With?”

How to save your fish almost every time, by adding stuff to the water. The most common approach to fish diseases, is just to put medicine in the water with the fish. I have...

Goldfish With Bumps on Pectoral Fins and Gill Covers

Goldfish with Salt dusting on their pectoral fins and gill covers It’s possible to gender (tell the sex of…the male, or femality) of Goldfish and Koi as small as a few inches, especially in...

Orandas with Pimples in Their Caps

Orandas with Pimples in Their Caps Many hobbyists report the development of pimples in the head growth (wen) of their prized Orandas. The Orandas and other capped fishes will appear bright, alert, and feeding,...

Floating Goldfish Swimbladder Flipover Disease

WAY MORE THAN YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SWIMBLADDER DISEASE By Vincent Ling “Why does my goldfish tend to float at the surface of the water and have a hard time going to...

CASE: Carp Pox and Flukes Resolved With Heat

CARP POX Note: Carp Pox should be differentiated from other viral and non viral eruptions with a microscope. In very cold water, there are strains of Ich which will coalesce into large gel-like globs...

AEROMONAS KOI ULCER PICTURES WITH STEP BY STEP HEALING

AEROMONAS KOI ULCER PICTURES WITH STEP BY STEP HEALING Bonnie HaleCode and Graphics edited Dr. Erik Johnson Day one: The Koi had 5 large ulcers, 2 one side of the tail and the other...

Fish Symptoms of Disease

Fish With White Eye White-eye is often a Flexobacterial infection. Injections are curative. In other cases, a fish will have traumatized the eye in some way and the lesion is corneal edema. In these...

A Betta Face Covered In Flukes

A Betta Face Covered In Flukes Treatment of choice: Praziquantel. There are several products that have that. (PraziPro) It’s safe and fast. Yes, indeed, this looks like Ich but note that the spots aren’t...