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Arowana Fish Disease and How to Treat it

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Cloudy eye is one of Arowana fish disease. Find out more details about other disease and the way how to treat it.

 

The obstacle that often happens when you farm Arowana fish is the disease. You need to know some certain diseases that may attack your pet fish. Here are the Arowana fish disease and the way how to treat it.

  1. Cloudy eye

The Arowana fish disease that is often found out is the cloudy eye. It happens because the water condition in the tank is bad or contaminated. The eyes of the fish are covered with the white membrane so that eyes appear to blur. To treat this disease, change the water and set the water condition to 30 to 33 degrees Celsius. After that, you can add 0.3% salt.

  1. Dropped Scale

One of the Arowana fish diseases is the dropped scale. The dropped scale may happen to arowanas because of the physical injuries. The symptom is marked with the drop off from whole pieces of scales. To treat this disease is by providing the high-quality feed and the excellent water condition. Don’t forget to add acriflavine combined with 3% of salt.

  1. Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite often becomes the common Arowana fish disease. The causes can be poor water condition or overfeeding. To treat the loss of appetite depends on the cause. If the reduced water condition causes it, you need to check the water filter. Change the pH level of water and the temperature. In another hand, if the cause of the disease is overfeeding, you need to minimize the feeding quantity.

  1. Swollen and protruding anus

If you look your arowanas anus protruding and swollen, it means your pets suffer from the Arowana fish disease. It happens because of the bacterial infection caused by eating sharp diets. This disease is quite severe if you don't treat it very well. To treat this disease, you need to change 25% of the water in every 2 days and arrange the water temperature 1 degree per 2 hours until it reaches 34 degrees Celsius.  Add 1% salt to the water with tetracycline. Feed them with something moist.

  1. Tail-drop syndrome

If you see something like your Arowana's tail is torn down, your Arowana suffers from the tail-drop syndrome. It is also the Arowana fish disease. The cause of this disease is because of the stress. The Arowana fish jump out of the tank. To treat this disease, you need to provide the excellent water environment. Feed your fish with nutrient diets. Add acriflavine and 0.3% salt to the water.

By providing the excellent environment for your arowanas, it prevents the Arowana fish disease.

 

References

https://www.monsterfishkeepers.com /forums/threads/arowana-disease-and-cure.16433/

http://arowanna.blogspot.co.id/2009/ 03/arowana-disease-diagnosis-and-treatment.html