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Fish Louse (Argulus spp.)

Fish Louse (Argulus spp.)

The Fish Louse (Argulus spp.) is a branchiuran (crustacean like) parasite related to crabs, shrimp, and lobsters that infest and cause disease in fresh and saltwater fish. There are over 100 different species of Argulus distributed worldwide that infest freshwater and saltwater fish species. Argulus foliaceus, Argulus japonicus, and Argulus coregoni are commonly found in […]

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Tropical Fish Diseases

The main cause of tropical fish diseases in closed aquarium environments is poor water quality. Healthy water normally means healthy fish, so paying close attention to the conditions in your tank is vital to the well being of it’s inhabitants. In any enclosed environment, disease becomes a problem if regular maintenance is not adhered to.  […]

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