Cichlid health library articles

cichlid health

Chindongo (Pseudotropheus) demasoni. Photo by Dave Hansen

Water quality, adequate diet and quarantine tanks help reduce the chances of illness, but sometimes your fishes get sick. Hobbyists rarely think about fish diseases until something goes wrong. However, good cichlid health can sometimes be illusive through no fault of our own. When something does go wrong the Health sections of the library and forum are two great resources.

In order to understand cichlid health and the ailments that affect them, the library has several articles on the most common diseases and their treatment. It is important to keep in mind that a stressed fish is more susceptible to diseases. When it comes to fish, prevention is always better (and cheaper) than the cure.


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