The “Dropsy” Myth

The “Dropsy” Myth

A very common word in the fish hobby is the term "dropsy." What does this term mean? Well, to start off, "dropsy" is NOT a disease. "Dropsy" describes a condition where a fish's body balloons outward and their scales start to stick out, looking like a pinecone. This syndrome is caused by excess water in [...]

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Mycobacteria in Fish

Over the last few months, our office has seen several cases of mycobacteria. Never heard of it before? Well, here's everything you need to know: Mycobacteria in Fish Depending on your fish experience, you may have heard a lot or very little about the potential dangers of mycobacterial infections. This disease can be very hard [...]