White fish poop is a poop with no food in it. Most gastrointestinal systems work very similarly, fish, humans and other pets included. Your gut is responsible for absorbing nutrients and getting rid of wastes and undigestible material. In order to help move things along, our guts are lined with mucus-producing cells to help things slide through White Poop in Aquarium Fish In stringy white poop the feces will stick to the fish and trail behind it in thin clear or white threads with brown patches. Stringy clear or white poop CAN be mucus from severely infected intestines. Most of the time it means nothing If you want to learn about all aspects of aquatic pet health and receive a FREE copy of the Top 10 Mistakes Fish Owners Make - Click here: https://bit.ly/fis.. My flowerhorn often gets that stringy white poop when he's feeded dried and frozen bloodworms and dried shrimps. There's nothing to worry about it as long as your fish is active and eating. you can avoid this with feeding more of green foods or garlic soaked foods The stringy poop is off of them. I wasn't able to see where the white string went if it moved or didn't move. They both kind of curl their bodies and hang out near the surface by the return pump most of the time. Sometimes they will swim around but barely
Long stringy white poo can be constipation, bacterial infections, internal parasites. Clear poo can be the fish hasn't been eating, internal parasites. The poo is mostly clear and stringy, but it has some pinkish-reddish poop attached to it. (regular poop.) Do any fish look skinny or bloated Adult worms live for up to six weeks, and can look like white stringy stuff in stool. The infection usually includes a serious itching around the anal area, difficulty sleeping and being irritable all the time White, Stringy, Lumpy Fish Poop Lumpy and/or white (and sometimes yellow) stringy poop could be a sign of parasitic infections, internal infections, or even high levels of stress The white thready poop from bloat (and any other intestinal obstruction) is kind of clear and very fine and thready. That's because it is not food waste, but mucous. If it is an intestinal obstruction epsom salts should help, but I don't see the point of raising the temp
. Others have the translucent poop like you described. I'm feeding them three different foods on alternate days. Feeding once a day Does this quality as an example of white stringy poop, came from my large Angelfish, its strange because he also has nice large brown poop too, its kinda back and forth for his poop type. We have been adding the following medication regularly to his food, metroplex and kanoplex. We have also done two rounds of Prazipro too Why is my fish poop stringy? Normal fish feces will immediately fall to the substrate; constipated fish feces will appear stringy and hang from the fish. However, because Hexamita infections stimulate the bowel to secrete excessive amounts of mucus, the resulting feces are distinctively pale in color and slimy in appearance In only 2 days the poop turned brown - but you need to dose for 3 weeks. And he has quadrupled his size in a week. White poop means there's nothing in the poop - the parasites are eating all the nutrients. I also emailed Seachem and they were very helpful as well. If your fish won't eat it, you can add it directly to the tank every other day I've had this bimac anthias for over 2.5 years. I've treated all my fish with this the QT process from this site. She's never shown signs of white stringy poop till yesterday. No other fish has these symptoms. I have seen internal worms before and the how the fish's poop looks like and this..
Treating fish with parasitic worms, fish stopped eating and has stringy white pooh 5 years ago Clear stringy poop especially with bubbles in it is a sign of the fish just passing the fecal casing and not the actual poo. The bubbles can be from gulping at the surface while eating and ingesting the air. These types of poo are a sign of constipation which can also be caused by gulping at the top and eating too dry of food Freshwater Fish Disease and Fish Health: Stringy white poop, is this an internal parasite? Freshwater Fish Disease and Fish Health: 55 Gallon Tank Blue Gourami constantly pooping white stringy poop: Freshwater Fish Disease and Fish Health: Betta lethargic & has Stringy White Poop.... Betta Fish: Guppy has white stringy poop: Freshwater Fish.
Aug 26, 2010. #5. Not to get all gross, but color does matter here too. If it's the general red/brown color most fish waste is, then it might be nothing. If it's lighter, all the way to white, then definitely cause for concern. Keep an eye on the fish's overall body weight, you probably won't notice a pitched stomach, as that would be where. I noticed last week one of them has white stringy poo?? When I do a search, it says it's a parasite and possibly bloat? But in a lot of threads I have found it says the fish usually dies? However he does still eat. Now two days ago I dosed the tank with stress zyme and stress coat and turned off the UV sterilizer Clownfish with stringy poop. Today I noticed our male clown has some stringy white/translucent poops. He also has a single white spot, on his chin that's hard to photograph, but it's too big IMO to be ich or anything, and it's kind of translucent. There has been some aggression toward him from the female lately, but that's mostly.
Discus White Stringy Poop (White Feces) White feces in Discus, also known as the White stringy poop or long stringy poop is a disease symptom that is common in Discus fish, the Discus may have both lumpy and white stringy poop; this is a sign of fecal disorders which may either be parasitic infections or internal disease i have a sailfin pleco that has long white poop, literally 2 feet long. and it hasnt let loose for the past 3 or 4 days. i havent really notice it eat much food yet, since i just got the tank. ive been putting algae wafers in for my pleco, he hasnt touched it and likes to stick to a rock hideout and the back wall. i dont know why the poop is white and stringy can someone let me know if this.
1)The poop is long but the same color as the food you feed them but it trails the fish. This fish is fed to much and is a little constipated. Fish shouldnt be feed for three days. 2) Good healthy poop should be the same color as what you have feed them. The poop should be short to medium length and not be trailing the fish for long lengths of time The usual advice is that white stringy poo is a sign of something not right. But I have to confess that I've never really known what is meant by stringy poo A lot of my fish have poo that could be described as stringy but they've been like this for a while and have no other symptoms. Stringy poo is supposed to indicate internal infections or parasites Stringy white poo with a loss of appetite wouldn't be due to feeding FBW, rinsed in hot water or not. MostlyDiscus. 02-28-2009, 02:47 PM. Agreed Connie, I dont think it is the fbw either. I just found it intresting that they are washed in hot water first. Ed. aquadiva. 02-28-2009, 05:14 PM
White Stringy Stuff in Stool: Why and What to Do. Here are a few things that might be causing the white stringy stuff in your stool: 1. An Overload of Mucus. Healthy stool usually has some mucus in it - it might be white or yellow, but is present in such small amounts that you probably can't see it. However, if you see a great deal of white. Posted February 28, 2005. Greets guys and gals, i have noticed over the last couple of days that my cichlids are having really long stringy poop, i have never noticed this before. even my pelco had a long sucker off him yesterday as well, like i'm talkin 2+ long on some of them. any idea or is this normal. water peramiters are ok, did a water. Discus White Stringy Poop (White Feces) White feces in Discus, also known as the White stringy poop or long stringy poop is a disease symptom that is common in Discus fish, the Discus may have.. Re: Guppy with white stringy poo. It could be constipation or just that it ate rather a lot of food just before this appeared. Guppies are prone to camallanus worms but they don't look like this - they are red bristles like a child's paintbrush protruding from the anus when the fish stops swimming for a moment
Symptom: One of the fish is spending 99% of his time at the bottom of the tank (resting just above the floor). I have also noticed some white stringy poops in the tank, as well as poops trailing from him. This symptom started a week ago where he was spending all of his time in a cube in the tank. I removed the cube to see if this would change. The fish is bloated up, has a reduced appetite and also has clear to white feces Your fish is affected with Hexamita. Very common in Discus and African Cichlids. This is referred to as Malawi Bloat Make a medicated frozen food with Metronidazole. Use 1/4 tsp. per 4 oz. of food. Feed to the fish once a day for 10 days Hi guys, just transferred my fishes to a new tank. However i noticed that my clownfish is having white stringy poop. Clownfish is eating well. Worry if it may be internal parasites. Will feeding pellets with garlic in it help as im feeding Ocean Nutrition Formula One Pellet (Blue container). Woul.. Actually white stringy poo is often a sign of internal parasites, Pimafix is a great medication that will help to treat this issue. Normally white stringy poo doesnt come after treatment, it's normally a sign that something is wrong in the intestines of the fish
Stress won't directly create white stringy poop in your guppy fish, but it will make it susceptible to digestional diseases. It would help if you also considered aggressive tankmates and overcrowded tanks. If your guppy can't establish its territory and live a relatively calm life, it may get sick. Bullying companions will also force your. White stringy poop can also indicate internal parasites. A forum community dedicated to Betta fish owners and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about breeds, health, behavior, tanks, care, classifieds, and more! Full Forum Listing. Explore Our Forums
Identification. Constipation in fish is typically revealed by bloating and the production of stringy feces. Normal fish feces will immediately fall to the substrate; constipated fish feces will appear stringy and hang from the fish. Fish with chronic constipation tend to be lethargic, disinterested in food and generally out of condition Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm and Tours | Kona Hawaii › Forums › Seahorse Life and Care › White stringy poop This topic has 2 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 3 years, 2 months ago by Pete Giwojna. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts April 14, 2018 at [ This is the stringy, white fish poop in fish. Is this a sign of disease White, Stringy, Lumpy Fish Poop Lumpy and/or white (and sometimes yellow) stringy poop could be a sign of parasitic infections, internal infections, or even high levels of stress . Why is there a string hanging from my goldfish
It is possible that your aquarium fish has a parasitic species of worm living in it. If so, the parasite could spread to others in the same tank. Parasitic worms will kill the fish, and are dificult but not impossible to erradicate. You can take a.. White stringy poop is normally a sign of internal parasites. This is possible if you bought a sick fish. Stringy poop on its own, without a white color, is a sign of constipation usually from overfeeding or feeding low quality food. It can also happen from only feeding freeze-dried foods Pingback: White Stringy Poop in Fish - Aquatic Veterinary Services. Becky. November 14, 2020 at 6:10 pm. I'm at a loss. I fed my four goldfish some cucumber 3 days ago. I didn't cook it but sliced it very thin, then slivered those slices very thin. My comet is now (for two days) butt upwards and floating to the top The color of fish poop depends mainly on the food color that usually fish eats. If fish eat veggies mostly, the poop color will be green. If you fed them flakes, poop color will be red. In the case of bloodworms, they do have red color poop also. White stingy or long poop is a common indication of infection
the food = Good. Long Thin Poop = not eating well, usually. stress related. Thick long = a little constipated or overfeeding and. the food is moving through the fish too quickly and. doesn't have time to be digested. Zig Zag/clear long = reabsorbed eggs. Thin White = usually this is a sign of internal infection. (unless white foods are being fed Why Does My Pregnant Guppy White Stringy Poop. White stringy poop from a pregnant guppy is a sign of a parasitic infection within the fish. You will need to feed medicated food to help get rid of the infection. You can get medicated fish food from amazon. You should also check the water conditions of the tank to make sure all is ok
Stringy poop may also be referred to as stools that are pencil-thin, ribbon-like, thin, or narrow. Normal stool is about one to two inches in diameter. Stringy poop is narrow and, in some cases. Tank inhabitants (number, size and type of fish/frogs): Divided 5 gal, two female bettas. New additions/changes to the tank: none. Unusual findings on the fish/frog: Thin, long white poop on one girl. Unusual behavior: None, Very active, good appetite. Medications/what has been tried or done do far: nothing
If the stool is also bloody and there is pain, that's a reason to get in touch with a doctor right away. Normally, mucus is a stringy, clear, white, or yellow substance. Although it may seem gross and cause worry, it's important to understand the reasons for any changes in stool in order to better address them White baby poop 1-year-old. White baby poop can is often times normal and may just be a reflection of not only the health of your baby but also what your child feed on. White poop in 1-year-old babies is often as a result of switching over to whole milk. Most people will, however, get worried by the first site of white poop It â ¦ White feces in fish, also called white stringy poop, is a fairly common symptom in both freshwater and marine aquarium fish which not always accompanies a certain disease. However, long-lasting pale stool or stool that is white can indicate a serious issue with the liver, pancreas, or gallbladder
White stringy poop can sometimes be parasites or as a result of other nutritional or environmental conditions. Can you fill out the form below so we get a better understanding of her situation. Many illnesses can be traced to water conditions. Your water-changing schedule is the most important element in diagnosing. Please be honest Although white stringy poo can be a sign on internal infection it can also be from a diet with too much protein. Another cause can be poor water conditions. Those fish will need a much bigger tank and goldfish produce a LOT of waste. Comets are really best in a pond IMO. Quote
Cause of a stringy stool String like substance in infant stool Small string-like things found in poop- do I have worms? Constipation and Occassional White Stringy things in Stool pregnant, stringy clear/white things in stool weird gummy thing in stool Strings in poop String in Stool White stringy stuff in my stool what is it? sac like objects. When we are talking about stringy bowel movement there are a few things that can be the main cause of it. But first, to clear one thing out - healthy stool can have mucus, but it should be in some normal amount. In some other cases, when you notice a lot of it, that is usually a signs of some health issue
If you find blood in your stool either by itself on the toilet paper, in the water or streaked in the stools, this can indicate a bleeding source from the anal canal or a low rectal source. Things like internal hemorrhoids, anal fissures, rectal polyps or rectal cancers can all do this, said Nelson. All of these are reasons to see a doctor If the fish is appearing to lose appitite, shy away from group, act oddly, poop white/clear and stringy, and appear to be caving in on the bottom, or wasting away, then you most likely have this protozoa Look angelfish white stringy poo below 50 degrees Fahrenheit and pH values between 10-15 gallon tank. Acrylic is 17x times Angelfish babies 3 times a day maybe 3 or 4 times. Make sure to feed them correctly or will darken and dull If your fish is pooping every time, it means that there is something wrong with its digestive system. The issue can be overfeeding, some digestive problems, extra high amount of fibrous food, etc. Sometimes the poop is long and stringy, while sometimes it is reddish-brown or white, which is a result of some serious health issues
Hi. I need help with my black dogface puffer. I got him last week, and he has not been eating. I try mysis shrimp,krill,blood worms,squid, and nothing. So I even added garlic to the food, and water, and nothing. Now this morning I notice that he has a white stringy material coming out of his..
Hi. My betta 'Genie' has a swollen abdomen only on 1 side. It has been so since more than 5 days now. When I checked up with the aquarist from whom I got him, he said that he is just bloated and that I should not feed him for 2- 3 days. It is almost 5 days now. There is also a stringy white poop coming from his anus since yesterday White, stringy poop (possible internal parasites). Skinniness - a fish that, when viewed from above, looks like a ball (the head) on a stick (the body), is likely dangerously malnourished (whether through underfeeding or internal bacterial or parasitic infection)
Look to see if your fish has cloudy eyes, white patches or is gasping for air, rubbing on objects and is listless. Fish lice could cause these symptoms. Internal parasites will cause loss of appetite, listlessness and erratic swimming. Note redness, irritation and/or threadlike worms coming from the fish's tail area.. white stringy poop marine fish. Post Author: Post published: February 28, 2021 Post Category: Uncategorized Post Comments: 0 Comments 0 Comment This is why you should always quarantine new fish for at least 6 weeks before adding them to your tank. If it's just ich, any ich treatment will work. If it's also white stringy poop, you will need to add an internal parasite med too. Is it wart like, sort of bumpy? If so could be lynphocystis, a virus. I would google for images, see if. Guppy / Betta / Fry / Baby Fish (17) Koi / Outdoor Fish (119) Marine Fish (95) Plecostomus / Snail (35) Shrimp / Crayfish (35) Turtle / Tortoise (5) Premium Flake Fish Foods (39) Pro-Growth & Pro-More Enhanced (13) Seaweed (1) Shrimp, Crayfish, Snail Foods (25) Silkworms (41) Sinking Food (151) Spirulina Fish Foods (8) Tubifex Worms (23) Turtle. Hey 5 of my newest angels that i got have been fine for first 3 weeks but in the recent week 2-3 of them have stopped eating and have white stringy poop and have become alot more inactive than normal but not overly inactive. So Im guessing its some sort of internal parasite????? Here in New Zealand i am unable to get medicated foods for internal parasite/bacteria (not that they would eat it at. When there are lots of fish in your aquarium, you know that most fishes poop like strings, they appear long and thin. But bettas poops are round and sticky, like the food pallet they eat. For this reason, it is hard to notice if your bettas are pooping right. The betta poop tends to settle at the bottom of the tank