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This chart is based on information from the Mardel Fish Disease
Chart, packaged with fish medication from Mardel Laboratories, Inc.

This section is still very much under construction.

First check all environmental factors

At the first sign of a sick fish (rapid breathing, surface breathing, gasping for air or any respiratory distress) the environment should be checked carefully.

Environmental Factors Checklist

Temperature
adjust temperature
Aeration
check pump & tubing to increase aeration
Filtration systems
clean filter, tubing
Ammonia/nitrite
measure for unsafe levels, perform water change or treat with chemical neutralizer
Water clarity and cleanliness
Do not over feed, check for dead animals, check filters

Use Diagnostic Chart

Examine your fish for symptoms and unusual behavior. Then answer this series of questions. [Picture of fish
labelling the anatomical parts]

 

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