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Fish Disease & Treatment

Disclaimer: The chart below is to be used as a guide in diagnosing fish disease. Do not use this information as professional advice. If in doubt, please consult a professional. Please follow all directions on medications exactly as instructed on product.

DiseaseDescriptionTreatment

Ich (White Spot)

White Spots on the skin, gills and fins

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Anchor Worm

Worm shape, buries into skin to hold on

Jungle Anchors Away
or Dimlin

Fish Lice

Crustacean parasite round up to 1cm wide,
infect the gills

Jungle Anchors Away

Fin/Tail Rot

Fins/Tails look red & chewed

Koi Care Kennel Bio Bandage,
Pond Care Melafix, or
Pond Care Pimafix

Ulcers

Open sores on body

Koi Care Kennel Bio Bandage

Cotton Wool /
Mouth Rot

White tufts around mouth and/or body

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Skin & Gill
Flukes

Fish equivalent of fleas, found on the body
and the gills

Koi Care Kennel PraziPond Plus,
Aqua Meds AquaPrazi or
Pond Solutions PraziPro

Dropsy

Swollen body and or raised scales with eyes
standing out from head
Pond Care Melafix
(Note: In advanced stage, it is
usually fatal)

Gray / White
Slime

Gray/White film on all or part of bodyKoi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Swim Bladder

Fish unbalanced, difficulty maintaining
position

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Red Streaks

Steaks or blotches on fins or body

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Bloody Spots

Bloody spots on fish

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Pop Eye

Eyes protrude from head

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Flashing

Fish scrapes against objects in pond

Koi Care Kennel Proform-C
or Aqua Meds Terminate Rx

Aeromonas

Small red spot changing to large ulcers

Koi Care Kennel KoiZyme,
Aqua Meds Aqua MedZyme DC,
or Aqua Meds Aqua MedZyme Liquid

 

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