Diagnostic Flowchart

Your puffer has tiny yellowish spots: loss of color; there is rubbing or scratching against the bottom.

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

The puffer has Velvet or another related protozoan disease.  Treat with Maracide or Coppersafe.
Additionally, use Maracyn-two or Tetracycline Tablets or TriSulfa to prevent secondary infections from bacteria.

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