Fin Rot


The Cause :
Poor water quality, fish that have had their fins bitten by other fish, and fish that are particularly susceptible to bacterial infections.

Prevention :
Keep fish in a friendly environment, where their fins will not be bitten and maintain healthy water quality.

Symptoms :

  • Fins slowly deteriorating
  • Fins will lose color over time


Treatment :

  • Remove carbon filters
  • Turn off UV sterilizers
  • Add medication as directed
  • Use 1 TBS of salt per gallon