Many inexperienced owners of ornamental aquariums believe that traditional methods of combating various diseases and parasites are not effective enough and in some cases even harmful. However, this is not the case — for example, many fungal and infectious diseases can be cured with ordinary table salt. But it is worth understanding that it is unnecessary to “salt the aquarium” how much in vain, since there are certain proportions and rules for the use of salt baths for fish, without causing them harm.
Short description of the method
Salt is actually a universal method of combating various diseases, because most parasites and bacteria can not withstand high levels of salt concentration in water. Also, salt solutions are used for poisoning fish with nitrites. 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