Flowerhorn Diseases And How To Cure Them

Common Flowerhorn Diseases and Treatment

Caring for your Flower Horn is not just about feeding it, it’s also about watching for potentially serious health conditions. Below are some of the problems your Flower horn might experience.

White Spot Disease

Cause and Symptoms

Treatment

The parasites resides under the skin of the fish, hence it is not affected by water treatment or direct treatment applied to the fish . Break the breeding cycle of Ich by washing the tank thoroughly to remove the cysts of the parasite. Keep in mind that this is a highly contagious condition, so your entire aquarium must be treated.

To cure white spots:

Preventive measures:

Hole-In-The-Head Disease

Cause and Symptoms

Treatment

Preventive measures :

Mouth, body and tail fungus

Causes & Symptoms

Treatment

Preventive measures :

Dropsy

Causes & Symptoms

Treatment

· Do not add aquarium salt to your tank.

· Use a commercially prepared treatment available at your local pet shop.

Preventive measures :

Fin & Tail Rot Disease

Causes & Symptoms

Treatment

Preventive measures :

Air Bladder Disease

Causes & Symptoms

Treatment

Preventive measures :

Velvet Disease

Causes & Symptoms

Treatment

· Add Copper Sulfate (Blue Crystal) to your tank. Be sure to use the ratio of 1 g Copper Sulfate and 0.25g Citric Acid to 1 litre of distilled water. Dosage instructions: 12.5 ml to 10 litres of aquarium water for 10 days. Administer half of this on days three, five and seven.

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