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Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-20-2013, 10:33 AM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
Basement Betta's and Coppermoon's fish were...

Basement Betta's and Coppermoon's fish were infected with Mycobacteria. This was verified by lab analysis.

But, as Sakura and others have pointed out, a lot of other diseases have similar...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-20-2013, 09:52 AM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
1) "Fish TB" is not the same as Mycobacterium...

1) "Fish TB" is not the same as Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).

MTB is the tuberculosis that occurs in people (and mammals). However, fish are not affected by this particular type of...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-17-2013, 07:52 PM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
Selected quotes: Also, these tests can...

Selected quotes:


Also, these tests can not be done on live fish.

"Currently, there are no non-lethal tests for screening fish for mycobacterial diseases." ...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-17-2013, 07:47 PM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
TB is tuberculosis. Its scientific name is...

TB is tuberculosis. Its scientific name is Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).

Fish do not get this particular disease, but they CAN get other types of Mycobacterial diseases. Therefore, a lot...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-17-2013, 07:39 PM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
From Mycobacterial Infections of Fish...

From Mycobacterial Infections of Fish (https://srac.tamu.edu/index.cfm/event/getFactSheet/whichfactsheet/231/):

"Mycobacterium causes a chronic disease, usually characterized by wasting. It should...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-17-2013, 07:19 PM
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Posted By LittleBlueFishlets
Reading the thread backwards. (I miss a day, and...

Reading the thread backwards. (I miss a day, and miss all the fun! LOL)

No, per the SRAC publication:
Fish do NOT get Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is "TB" that affects people.
Fish...
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