Internal Parasites in Fish: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Internal parasites in fish are organisms that live within the body of the fish, feeding on its nutrients and causing a variety of health issues. These parasites can be of various types, including protozoans, helminths, or crustaceans, each with its own set of symptoms. Common signs of an internal parasite infection include abnormal feces, visible worms, weight loss despite a healthy appetite, bloating, and lethargy. Internal parasites are typically introduced through contaminated food or unquarantined new fish or plants. Treatment usually involves targeted medications based on the specific parasite.

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