A fish shortly after giving birth

Guide to Medicating Your Fish

A number of drugs that are intended to cure pet fish of bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections are available in many pet stores. However, the vast majority of these drugs have never been adequately tested on tropical fish or the pathogens they are intended to kill.

Furthermore, using them without first having an accurate diagnosis from a licensed veterinarian is unwise and may put your pet fish at risk. If you must use these compounds, here are some tips which can help.