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Inflammation of intestines


Inflammation of intestines

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Pathogen:
Symptoms: Bloody faeces, Slimy faeces, Threadlike faeces, An autopsy reveals that mucous membranes are inflamed, with a large number of bleeding sports, Fish involuntarily rise to the surface, Fish are inert, Inflamed anus

Characterized by reddening of the anus, slimy, bloody and thread-like feces. Fish will involuntarily rise to the surface because of the buildup of gases in the intestines. Fish become lethargic, turn a dark color, but they do not show a loss of appetite.

An autopsy and examination of the gastrointestinal tract are necessary to make the final diagnosis. Mucous membranes are inflamed, with a large number of bleeding spots. To rule out infectious diseases microbiological and parasitologic examinations are performed.

Description:
This disease is most common in adult fish that eat unvaried, concentrated food. Feeding fish low-quality food, high amounts of fry food, and unwashed or partially decayed Tubifex or bloodworm causes the disease.

How to cure:
Stop feeding for a week, then switch to moderate feeding by high-quality varied food. The therapeutic dose of sodium chloride is added into the aquarium. Perform a regular water change, remove food remnants from the gravel.

Medicine:
Provide fish with a balanced diet. Give vitamin supplements.

Prevention:
Fish must not be given low quality live food caught in polluted ponds, Daphnia, Gammarus, bloodworms and Enchytraeus albidus - Enchytraeus. Dry foods are difficult to digest and they cause inflammation of the mucous membrane of the gastro-intestinal tract. Feed your fish live hydrobionts.

Fish susceptible to the disease/disorder:
Adult fish are particularly susceptible.