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Dactylogyrosis Disease in Biofloc Tank?

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Dactylogyrosis Disease in Biofloc Tank?
It causes serious infection in fishes and mainly carps and related species are more likely to be affected by the parasites mainly in biofloc systems. This disease may not create much havoc if the salinity of the biofloc system is maintained carefully. However, in a system, when where salinity is not maintained for the tanks, gill flukes may result in havoc. The fluke infestation may come to your tank from infected seeds of hatcheries or nurseries. Quarantine or disease-free seeds are always advisable to be used for the culture systems

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Blackening of Discus Fish: Cause and Solution

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Blackening of Discus Fish: Cause and Solution

Blackening of Discus Fish Discus fish develop Black Spot on their body. The development of black spots reduces the beauty of the fish.   The developments of black spots are also known as Black Peppering Effect Factors responsible for the Blackening of Discus Fish Either of two factors is responsible for the blackening effect: Due to Black Background of Aquarium:  Non-fatal Due to Viral Infection: fatal NORMAL CONDITION OF DISCUS (DAY 1): NO BLACKENING/PEPPERING    SAME FISH SHOWING BLACKENING/ PEPPERING EFFECT (DAY 5): DUE TO ENVIRONMENT How does the background of an aquarium cause the Black Peppering of the Discus...

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