API General Cure

API General Cure powder is a great medication to treat both internal and external parasites in tropical fish including discus. API General Cure is effective against external protozoan parasites such as Oodinium and Spironucleus, Internal protozoa like Hexamita, velvet …

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Intestinal Parasites

Parasites are a natural components of all healthy ecosystems and all fish, including tropical Discus, can have internal and intestinal parasites. Even though these internal parasites are a natural occurrence, not a contamination, in certain conditions and circumstances, they can be problematic …

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What is Spironucleus?

Spironucleus is a flagellate parasite that affects a large group of fish, including ornamental tropical species. Even though the Spironucleus is responsible for Hole in the head disease in fish ( Head and Lateral Line Erosion), not intestinal disorders …

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What is Hexamita?

Hexamita is a flagellate protozoa that affects the gastrointestinal tract of ornamental fish. Protozoa are microscopic, single-celled organisms that may or may not be parasitic to fish. 

Hexamita in Tropical Fish

Can Fish Die from Hexamita?

Even though Hexamita is progressed slowly, it is often …

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Metronidazole (MNZ) is a very popular and effective antiprotozoal medication in aquarium and ornamental fish industry which is used to treat a vast variety and range of both internal and external protozoan infections and parasites (not worms) in discus and …

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Popeye Disease In Discus and Tropical Fish

Popeye in fish also called exophthalmus, proptosis, exorbitism, exophthalmia, or exophthalmos is not a specific discus disease itself but describes a condition and can be a symptom of an illness or infection in fish. Pope-eye disease/condition is …

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Hole in the Head

Hole in the Head Disease in Discus and Tropical Fish

Hole in the Head (HITH) in fish, also known as Head and Lateral Line Erosion (HLLE), is a very common aquarium and tropical fish disease that affects most Cichlids such as Symphysodon Discus, Oscars, and …

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Discus Plague

The main cause of death in most imported discus fish from east Asian countries such as Thailand and Malaysia is a fatal viral disease which is colloquially known as Discus Plague or Black Disease. Sometimes, It is also called discus flu! Due to the …

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White Feces

White Feces/Long Stringy Poop in Fish

White feces in fish, also called white stringy poop, is a fairly common symptom in both freshwater and marine aquarium fish which not always accompanies a certain disease. However, most of the time, the lumpy and/or white …

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