Freshwater aquarium fish can be susceptible to various diseases. Here are some of the most common diseases that can affect freshwater fish:
Also known as “white spot disease,” ich is characterized by white spots on the fish’s body and fins. It’s caused by a parasitic protozoan and is often accompanied by flashing and lethargy.
Preventing and managing these diseases involves maintaining good water quality, providing a balanced diet, and minimizing stress. Quarantining new fish before introducing them to the main tank can help prevent disease outbreaks. If you suspect your fish are ill, it’s important to diagnose and treat the issue promptly to prevent further spread and complications.