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Diagnostic Flowchart

Does your puffer have worms, gill flukes, leeches, gyrodactylus, trichodina, multi-cellular external parasites or white spots on its body?

If the answer is yes, please read below.  If the answer is no, please [ continue ].

The puffer has a multi-cellular parasitic infestation.  The white spots or tufts may be evidence of a secondary infection of some kind.  Treat with Coppersafe.  Additionally, use Maracyn-two, Tetracycline Tablets , Maracyn or TriSulfa to treat/prevent secondary infections from bacteria.

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