Index of Species
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
- adjust temperature
- check pump & tubing to increase aeration
- Filtration systems
- clean filter, tubing
- measure for unsafe levels, perform water change or treat with
- 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.