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Fish Treatments

Treat and prevent common fish diseases to keep your fish happy and healthy.

Fish Health

Fish add color and life to your pond, and no one likes to see their fish become sick or unencumbered in any way. Aquascape offers a basic line of fish treatments that target most issues experienced by pond fish. Use our handy chart below to identify the problem, and treat with the corresponding product.

Symptoms and Possible Treatments

Fish SymptomPossible ProblemsTreatment
Erratic movement, flashing or rubbing on rocks and surfaces throughout the pond
  • Parasite Problem
Growths that look like "cotton balls"
  • Fungal Infection
Open wounds or ulcers
  • Bacterial Infection
Fins appear to be rotting away
  • Fin Rot
  • Bacterial Infection
Red streaks in the fins
  • Bacterial Infection
  • Parasite Problem
  • Ammonia Poisoning
Small, white spots that look like salt stuck to the body of the fish
  • Ich
  • Parasite problem
Gasping at the surface of the water
  • Oxygen Depletion
  • Aerate the pond and agitate the pond surface
  • Reduce fish load
Bulging eyes
  • Bacterial Infection
Scales protruding from a swollen body like a pine cone
  • Dropsy
  • Bacterial Infection
Difficulty swimming underwater floating at the surface upright
  • Swim Bladder Disease
  • If the fish is still feeding, feed fish with canned peas or a Spirulina-based fish food.
Red or swollen gills
  • Parasite Problem

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