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Heavy metal poisoning


Heavy metal poisoning

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Pathogen:
Symptoms: Fish are inert, High sensitivity to mechanical irritants, Laboured breathing, Rapid breathing, Heavy slime production

Fish show signs of distress, rapid breathing. Then breathing will slow down. The skin and gills will get covered in a thick layer of whitish slime.

Description:
Aquarists are strongly advised against using snow- and rainwater in cities or in districts with large factories that discharge noxious gases into the atmosphere, as this kind of water can carry pollutants.

How to cure:
Prevention is vital as no known cure exists.

Medicine:
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Stress Coat
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Tap Water Conditioner
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Ammo-Lock 2

Prevention:
Only clean water should be used.

Fish susceptible to the disease/disorder: