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  1. Mycobacteriosis (Fish TB)

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have just released a comprehensive article on this very common fish disease on my book-writing website. Several scientific surveys show that “Fish TB” causes half of aquarium fish deaths due to unknown causes. Article (‘Mycobacteriosis in Aquarium Fish’) is based on the author’s experience...
  2. Please help!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello :-) I'm new to this community and in need of some help!! I have 2 glofish Tetras that I need help with. One of them is pretty fat. He eats well, swims well and is active.... so I dont know if its dropsy, hes just a chunk or what. The other fish has what appears to be a small lump of some...
  3. Fish spitting up and upside down

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My male Odessa Barb which I have had for a little over a year has started to swim upside down and his tail fin looks in rough shape. He also looked like he was coughing up some kind of white powder or something. I had a Betta in there that ended up with dropsy a couple months back, he was...
  4. Preventative measures against bacteria?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Tank Info: 29 gal long nitrate/nitrite 0 pH ~8.0 water: very hard (used jungle testing kit, it turns dark brown and the level number underneath says 1000?) I do a 25% water change weekly, last one was today. Temp is at 78 F No live plants. Marineland penguin 200 (50gal) set on low and Topfin...
  5. Dropsy or obese?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello everyone I have a little african dwarf frog with a big round belly, and I'm not sure if its dropsy or if he's just fat. I keep him with danios, tetras, and bumblebee gobys, they all get a diet of live blood worms, I feed them a little twice a day and they don't get fed on weekends, since...
  6. Dropsy - Tank Aftercare

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello! I was directed over from the BettaFish Forum so I hope you guys can help me out! You seem to have a lot more going on over here! I like it! Here is some background info on my tank first. I have a 10 Gallon that used to have platies and mollies. Obviously I went though lots and lots of...
  7. Red eye tetra with dropsy?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey everyone, I've returned... kinda? lol. Anyhoo.... I noticed wh en I came home from work today one of my red eye tetras is swimming at the very surface of the water.. back and forth pretty rapidly with his tail end upward and his face kinda shovelling.... if that makes any sense.. it seems...