below are many of the freshwater and brackish diseases that you may have
to deal with. Since most aquarium pathogens are largely unfamiliar
by their scientific name, they are listed below by their common ones.
When treating pufferfish, pay special attention to the fact that they are
scaleless. Some medicines in normal dosage can damage their skin.
Being scaleless also makes them more susceptible to certain parasites.
If you are unsure about the specific pathogen(s) infesting your tank, use
Flowchart. Always rule out environmental illnesses first.
If you know what your fish is suffering from, click away... *photos
are extremely helpful in diagnosis. If you have any pictures of puffers
with the following diseases/illnesses, please email
them to Puffernet. Credit and thanks will be gladly given.
Additionally, if you don't see a particular illness you are searching for,
contact me, as I may have access to that information.
Bends (gas bubble illness)
Carbon dioxide poisoning