“Acid Rain” killed your fish because acidic runoff entered the pond ALL AT ONE TIME

“Acid Rain” killed your fish because acidic runoff entered the pond ALL AT ONE TIME

The TL;DR of Acid Rain. If you’re in the North Eastern United States, acid rain COULD just possibly be a “thing”. The active ingredients in Acid Rain are Sulfuric Acid and Nitric Oxides / Acids. These are caustic compounds Acid rain is about 4.5 to 5.0 pH But normal rain is about 5.0 to 6.0…

“Pond Went From Green to Brown Overnight” What’s That All About?

“Pond Went From Green to Brown Overnight” What’s That All About?

“Pond was green water yesterday now today its brown what should I do is this a problem.” Dr. Johnson: “I’m noticing that one, crucial piece to your post, that the water was green one day and turned brown/amber the next day. That’s a massive die off of Chlorella / green pelagic algae. There are more…

“A Too Clean Aquarium or Pond? Why Some Mulm is Good”

“A Too Clean Aquarium or Pond? Why Some Mulm is Good”

Cloudy Water in Ponds and Aquariums Water Clarity / Water Clouding is conditioned on FIVE or SIX different kinds of organism. Bacteria, Viruses, Flagellates, freshwater Protists like Ambiphrya as well as plants influence water clarity. This post answers the question: Why don’t I want to clean my pond to spotless white? Is there such a…

Saving Sick Fish: How to Save Fish FAST!

Saving Sick Fish: How to Save Fish FAST!

The TLDR of Fish Health. Mastery in 40 pages. The new book by Dr Erik Johnson ( drjohnson.com and Koivet.com ) The brand new Fish Health and treatment book is available at https://savingsickfish.org/thenewbook and  https://savingsickfish.org/order If I was training a new employee for a pet shop, fish-friendly veterinary clinic, a garden center or pond company,…