Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Aquaristik Fischkunde


Fish disease caused by stress and/or wrong diet. Its main symptom is swollen body caused by osmoregulatory problems and/or bacterial/viral infections. The swelling occurs because each cavity of the body is filled with fluid. Disease characteristic of Malawi mbuna and Tanganyikan genus Tropheus


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)