Goldfish Disease

Kinds of Goldfish Disease

Health of goldfish is closely connected with goldfish living environment. This means that if the aquarium or pond are routinely treated condition and water cleanliness, the goldfish disease can be minimized. Despite sometimes with intense aquarium care goldfish can still contract the disease. For that in addition to providing intensive care we must always examine the behavior of goldfish, especially if we nurture young goldfish. Fancy goldfish are more prone to various diseases, including bacterial, viral, and fungal when the environmental conditions he lived less than ideal.

There are two symptoms that indicate common goldfish infected with disease. First is the physical symptoms that can occur in the goldfish body and the second is the changing behavior of the goldfish.

Some general physical symptoms of a sick goldfish among others:

- Enflamed, red gills
- Rapid breathing, indicated by fast-flickering gills
- Rotting or decaying fins or tail
- Extruding eyes (not to be mistaken for the naturally bulbous eyes of Bubble-Eyed goldfish)
- Any red ‘bleeding’ on the goldfish’s body
- Fluffy growths on the goldfish
- Small white spots on its body
- Bloating or engorged body
- Raised scales

Some behavior changes indicating a sick goldfish among other:

- Listless floating or lethargy
- Lurking on the bottom
- Goldfish hiding in the corner or underneath aquarium decorations
- Goldfish not eat

If the treatment we give to the common carp has been good but as we know a goldfish still possible to catch a disease. Therefore always check carefully carp to know early symptoms of illness so that our goldfish are easier to cured.

Some general goldfish diseases include:

- Anchor Worm
- Black Spots
- Chilodonella
- China Disease
- Constipation
- Dropsy
- Fin Congestion
- Fin Rot
- Fish Leech
- Fish Lice
- Fish Pox
- Flukes
- Fungus
- Furunculosis
- Hole in the Head Disease
- Mouth Rot
- Pop-Eye
- Slime Disease
- Ulcers
- Velvet Disease
- White Spot Disease