Latin name: Other names: lack of vitamins, hypovitaminosis Pathogen: Symptoms:
Fish are inert,
Fish do not take food very well (low appetite),
Fish growth slows down
Common signs of hypovitaminosis include: a loss of appetite, lethargy reduced growth and development, lowered resistance to disease, high mortality rates in fry.
It is caused by feeding your fish concentrated low quality dry foods.
How to cure:
Fish’s foods should contain substances necessary for normal growth, development, and functioning of all organs and systems.
Fish should be given a balanced diet. Add vitamins to the feed following instructions. Provide fish with live foods: Tubifex, bloodworm, Corehra, Daphnia, Cyclop, Amphipoda, and raw liver. Once a week, at the end of the fasting day give vegetable foods: Wollfia, water fern, scaled salad, and dandelion.