Getting into unfavorable conditions or receiving substandard food, aquarium fish can be subjected to various diseases. Diseases are divided into infectious and non-infectious. In turn, infectious diseases are infectious and invasive. Infectious diseases are caused by viruses, bacteria (microorganisms of plant origin) and fungi. Invasive arise as a result of invasion-attacks on the body of fish parasites of animal origin-pathogenic infusoria, worms (helminths) and some small crustaceans. The most common infectious diseases include: infectious Aeromonas (rubella) carp, pseudo-mannose (fin rot), ringworm (a saprolegnioza), plistoforoz (neon disease) , the ICH, oodinium, hilodonellez, Gyrodactylus, dactylogyrus; invasive — Argeles defeat the Hydra, a planaria. Non-infectious diseases: inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, asphyxia (oxygen starvation), gas embolism, cold, trauma, poisoning. Continue reading
Signs of disease aquarium fish
Many aquarists have encountered various diseases of their Pets, but, as a rule, it is much easier to prevent the disease than to cure it. To protect aquarium fish, it is necessary to follow the basic rules of aquarium care, since in well-groomed aquariums the risk of diseases is much less. But if you begin to notice a painful appearance or strange behavior in their fish, you need to act immediately. Quick, and most importantly deliberate actions can save your Pets.
Types and diagnosis of diseases
Diseases of aquarium fish can be divided into two types: infectious and non-infectious. Basically contagious diseases can be caused by a fungus or infection, and not contagious, in turn, can be caused by any adverse changes in the aquarium. Continue reading