Links and articles about fish illnesses, disease and treatment options. Learn about ich, velvet, fin rot, fungus, parasites and other nasty maladies.

Aqualink: Common Freshwater Diseases star[offsite link]
General overview of a handful of common diseases.

Aquarium Product Review - Kordon Ich-Attack star
This Ick treatment product is non-toxic and multi-use. It's safe and economical.

Badman´s Tropical Fish: Diseases, Parasites and other Maladies star[offsite link]
Badman lists some common diseases and problems seen with freshwater fish in the beginner´s tank. Includes diagrams from Tetra´s brochures to illustrate.

Can a Fish Have Surgery? star
Do fish ever need surgery?

Cancer in Aquarium Fish star
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month - how about our fish?

Fish Balancing Problems star
If your betta fish is having problems balancing, look here for some good advice and help.

Fish Heart Health star
Stress can effect your fish's heart health.

FishDoc: Fish disease & diagnosis star[offsite link]
A fine page with disease info, pictures, and a good overview of disease in general. Focuses on diseases of goldfish & koi, but many are common also in FW tropicals.

Fishy Farmacy star[offsite link]
A truly EXCELLENT site that I highly recommend. Written by a vet with a great deal of experience with fish diseases and a pharmaceutical degree, it is perhaps one of the most comprehensive disease sites I have ever come across.

How Fish Swim star
How do fish swim underwater and how it effects their life in an aquarium.

How To Cure White Spot On Fish star
Do you have or have you had a fish who has white spot? Here is some advice on what to do for treatment of this troublesome disease.

More on Fin Rot star
There are so many requests from readers on how to avoid and get rid of fin rot that this prevalent disease requires more attention.

Mosquito Fish at Moorten Botanical Garden star
Mosquito Fish are lovely and helpful fish.

Pandora´s Aquarium: Disease star[offsite link]
A good archive of disease photos and also a database for information on each separate disease.

Parasitic Images Listed Taxonomically star[offsite link]
Not a fish-dedicated site, but it is an interesting resource for identifying and classifying all manner of parasites (of many animal hosts).

Pet Care Forum: Diseases of Fresh Water Fish star[offsite link]
Lists about 15 diseases often seen in freshwater fish, with detailed information and pictures of each.

Surgery For Your Fish star
Can Fish Have Surgery?

The Anchor Worm And How To Get Rid Of It star
Anchor Worms can torment your fish and kill them. Learn here what they are and how to get rid of them!

The Krib´s FAQ on Disease star[offsite link]
The basics of disease with some specific info on TheKrib.com´s site.

Wet Web Media: Marine Maintenance star[offsite link]
Scroll to the bottom for a wealth of information on various marine diseases: prevention, identification and treatment. Highly recommended.

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