Dropsy: Does your goldfish look swollen?

Cartoon of a goldfish with dropsy

Dropsy is an extremely serious and often fatal condition affecting goldfish. If you notice your goldfish looking fat, swollen or “about to explode” then the problem is probably dropsy. Read on to find out more about the symptoms of dropsy, what causes dropsy and how to treat it. Identifying and treating dropsy How do you … Read more

Fin Rot in Goldfish: How to treat fin rot

Cartoon of a goldfish with frayed fins due to fin rot

Fin rot isn’t a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of disease or infection. If your goldfish has fin rot then you will notice their fins start to appear frayed or ragged, as if they’ve been torn. You may also notice a white or red edge where the fin appears broken. Act immediately before … Read more