Diseases of aquarium goldfish
Beauty is always fragile. Perhaps this may explain that the Queen of aquaria — gold fish — quite often sick. They can get as common to several species infection. and characteristic only for relatives. All diseases of aquarium goldfish can be divided into two groups: contagious and noncontagious.
The first group includes infectious and so-called invasive. The agents of the first group of diseases -mycobacteriosis, “rubella” carp, carp pox, columnaris or mouth rot, fin rot, become bacteria, fungi, viruses and unicellular algae. They mostly fall into the aquarium along with new infected fish that have not undergone quarantine. The danger is that all these ailments have a fairly long incubation period without external manifestations. Subsequently, the sources of infection are not only fish, but also algae. And even the ground. Conclusion: to prevent infection be sure to observe the 5-day quarantine in a separate tank for all beginners.
The second cause of ICH, kostioza, hilodonellezom — often are protozoa, worms and arthropods parasites. Get infected goldfish can not only directly from the fish-carrier, but via food, soil, plants. Imported from South-East Asiyanbi absolute “sail” with the parasites. In ponds, the immune system of the fish prevents them to activate, but the stress change in the aquarium is ideal for their reproduction. So bought fish definitely expose prophylactic anti-parasitic treatment in a light saline solution.
The main causes of non-communicable diseases in goldfish is choking, gas embolism ( excess of oxygen), overheating and hypothermia, acidosis and alkalosis, trauma include poor conditions, irregular feeding and mechanical damage. Avoid them much easier than to cure. Therefore, be attentive and caring towards their Pets.