There are lots of great reasons to opt for a home aquarium if you’re considering getting a fish. Aquariums take up minimal space if you are pinched for room at home. Watching a fish tank can reduce your stress level as they come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Also, some people are allergic to cats and dogs, so fish provide an alternative option. But like any other pet, fish can become sick too. So you need to know common disease symptoms in fish. Knowing what to look out for means preventative measures can be taken to keep your fish healthy and happy.
Every year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center releases their “Top 10” list of nationwide pet toxins. We’ll cover them in this article as well as another very dangerous toxin that’s common in Oregon’s bodies of water during summer and early fall: Blue-green algae blooms.