A bacterial infection of the kidneys, which causes fluid to accumulate and cause renal failure. This disease is thought to be opportunistic with weakened fish living in bad water conditions.
Maintain healthy water quality. Use 1 TBSP of salt per gallon in a freshwater aquarium.
- Protruding Scales
- Remove and carbon filters
- Turn off UV sterilizers
- Add external medication as directed (Antibiotics or a broad spectrum, non-antibiotic such as Tetra Lifeguard®.
- Antibiotic injections or food are the most effective
- A broad spectrum fungus treatment may also be effective