Belly is swollen or bulging on one side Belly is swollen all over and no scales seem to be raised. Belly is swollen all over and 100% of the scales are raised. Belly is swollen or bulging on one side When you see this presentation, sometimes it is normal, and sometimes it is not. If the fish is a goldfish, and it's a male, you may notice that.
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The Black Moor Goldfish is egg-shaped with a short, stubby body and large eyes protruding from either side of its head. It has deep, velvety black metallic scales and long, flowing finnage. Though these fish once were available with a beautiful veil tail, the specimens available today have a broad tail, a ribbon tail, or a butterfly tail.At first the eye or eyes of a sick goldfish will bulge slightly. As the goldfish popeye infection worsens, the eyes will appear popped out on top of fleshy bags of fluid. (looking much like a telescope goldfish.) These severely protruding eyes can be pick off by aggressive tank mates. Treatment. Most water treatments will fail to reach the internal bacterial infection and many water treatments.Goldfish Diseases: Diagnosis and treatment Last Updated on 2019-08-02 If you’ve spotted something unusual about your goldfish and think it may have a disease, if you know your fish definitely does have a disease and you’re wondering how to treat it, or if you just want to learn about goldfish diseases and how to avoid them, then you’ve come to the right place!
In other rare circumstances, a bloated belly in your betta fish can be caused by a tumor. While it is rare that your betta will have a tumor that causes a bloated stomach, when it does happen, unfortunately, there’s nothing left that you can do, and the only option is euthanasia.Read More
Bulging eyes; Bloated abdomens; Bruised-looking, reddish tints to eyes, skin, gills and fins; Open sores; Abnormal behavior; Cause: Infection that is brought into aquariums by fish already infected with a deadly virus called Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV or VHSv). Treatment: There is no known cure for this virus. Sometimes treating.Read More
One can see the symptoms of these, when your fish is not eating properly, has a swollen abdomen, has bulging eyes or shows blisters. Bloats can be caused by overeating, intestinal parasites and internal bacteria infections. Epsom salts can be used to relieve bowel obstruction in your fish. Later stages of Popeye involve outward bulges of the eyes and spinal curving. Treatment is not always.Read More
Though sometimes stress itself kills fish, more often it reduces the natural ability of the fish to overcome bacteria and viruses in the water. Signs of fish disease include reduced eating, abnormal swimming or erratic motion, sores, blisters, bulging eyes, spots or growths on the body and discolouration of the fins or body. Keeping your pond.Read More
It's unusual but goldfish can turn black due to disease. Water snails carry a disease called black spot. Eggs of a parasite burrow into fish skin and protect themselves by forming a hard, dark cyst. This causes dark patches on the fish skin. The disease doesn't affect adult fish badly, though they may show irritation by flicking their bodies. Removing snails from the aquarium breaks the.Read More
Provide lots of hiding places and cover in the aquarium. Maintain good water quality, pH level, temperature and nitrate and ammonia levels. Change water regularly, maintain the filter and clean the substrate via siphoning. Certain fish are more prone to bloat than other species, including goldfish, mollies and various barbs.Read More
The primary cause of discus pop-eye is poor water quality. Poor water quality contains high levels of nitrogen which is not good for discus fish. As a result consecutive water changes is a sure-fire cure. If you are performing daily water changes and don’t see much improvement it means that you aren’t changing enough of the water. Therefore 50% of the water must be changed daily to treat.Read More
All the rest have double tail fins and shortened, squat bodies. Some of them have head growths, bulging eyes, no dorsal fin, nasal growths,. It is also nearly impossible to tell if they have parasites, a common problem in goldfish, because they are so bloated and misshapen around the stomach area anyways, any increase is difficult to detect. Other flaws in goldfish are not so breed specific.Read More
Dropsy in Koi Fish. Dropsy in koi is not a disease, but rather the result of some other cause. There are multiple possible reasons; the most common cause of Dropsy in koi fish is from a bacterial infection that has gained access to the kidney and or liver through the blood stream. An alternative method of contracting Dropsy is brought about by a rare fish parasite that attacks the kidney.Read More
Common Symptoms. Bacterial Infections: Inactivity, loss of color, frayed fins, bloated body, cloudy eyes, open sores, abscesses, red streaks throughout body, reddening or inflammation of the skin, fins or internal organs, bulging eyes, difficulty breathing. Fungal Infections (often secondary to another type of illness): Erratic swimming, darting, scratching, visible cotton-like tufts on skin.Read More