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Is Cotton Mouth Fungus?

By February 14, 2013

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Frequently mistaken for a fungal infection, Cotton Mouth disease is a highly contagious disease that can be a challenge to diagnose and treat. The disease produces fluffy mold-like lesions that belie the fact that Columnaris is actually caused by a common bacteria, not by fungi. Here's what to do if you think your fish may be suffering from Cotton Mouth disease.


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