ICK / WHITE SPOT TREATMENT

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How to Treat White Spot Disease?

White Spot disease
How to Treat White Spot Disease?

In this post we are going to Talk about white spot / ick disease Treatment. Aquarium fish disease is something that is not easy to identify , especially for beginners . There are various reasons for different Aquarium fish disease which I will explain in the cause and Treatment  section.
Things to consider before buying an Aquarium Fish.

  • Buy Aquarium Fish from a shop where they really care for the Fish.
  • Take a close look of the fish within the tank to see any shattered fins , wound , red spot on the body, white spot, inactive, closed fins and any other dead fish in the same tank.
  • Check for free swimming parasite like Anchor worm / hook worm or fish lice
  • Check for swollen eyes or stomach bloating
  • check for cotton kind of infection which is called as fungal disease

Once you see every thing is fine, then you may consider to buy the fish. Below are the Most Common Aquarium fish Disease that are fatal if not treated immediately.
So lets get started …………


  1. White spot / ick disease

Cause :
Main Cause for white spot or fish ick disease is due to rapid Temperature Change and PH  Fluctuation, There are other  reasons like poor water quality or poor filtration can stress your fish and cause the white spot disease. White spot is a very contagious disease and can spread to other tank mates very quickly, therefore take quick action or else it can be fatal.

Physical/Behavioral Signs/Symptoms:
  • Tiny white grain like spots on the body and fins
  • Constantly scratching against hard substance like Aquarium toys and Aquarium Decorative
  • Clamped fins and inactive movement
  • Not taking food and gasping at surface of the Aquarium.

Treatment :

Good Luck and share your  feedback on the result .


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