Medicated Food For Koi and Aquarium Fish

It's been impossible (in the last couple years) to find and buy medicated food to save fish with bacterial infections but now there are easy ways to make such food successfully.  It helps to forge a relationship with a legitimate veterinarian who can prescribe antimicrobials, but that's not always available. Weekend card table shot-clinic-vets are […]

Fishdoc.co.uk And Microscope Training

Fishdoc.co.uk And Microscope Training Over at fishdoc.co.uk there are about ten pages that take you through how to use a microscope. The detail is great, and the author is good at educating a non-technical person. Frank Prince-Iles wrote these tutorials probably 19 years ago. Not much has changed, but the articles were updated with some […]

Treating Infections and Ulcers in Koi and Goldfish

Treating Infections and Ulcers in Koi and Goldfish Besides discovering and correcting environmental problems with the situation, attacking bacterial infections in Koi and Goldfish is a large undertaking. Especially if the infection is impacting the ability of the fish to breathe: The GILLS.  The facilities can be very large as in the case of ponds. […]

Fish Diseases Fixed By A Good Environment?

Fish Diseases Fixed By A Good Environment? It's been said that "If you take care of the water, the fish take care of themselves" and I believe there's a BIG grain of truth in that.  So much so, that I honestly believe that if you provided 90% of species of aquarium or pond fish with […]

New Resources When Treating Fish Diseases

Resources when facing fish health diseases, symptoms of illness like white spot, and parasite treatments. There is a lot of information on the internet but it can come from inexperienced sources, and in many cases now, may be a 'bad-translation' of stolen content. It's a "thing" these days.  "Change enough words and it's not plagiarism!" […]

How To Save Sick Bettas, Step by Step

From DrJohnson.com this video tries to instruct an owner how to save a sick betta based on experience and an understanding of what the Betta wants for ideal health. Then the use of a couple safe medications is discussed. 

What Goes Into a Fish House Call Kit?

Veterinarian Dr Erik Johnson (koivet) illustrates and explains his housecall kit. From the space saving microscope to the kinds of test kits brought to bear. Everything fits into a Pelican 1500 box.  The page will be presented live in March, 2020 in North Carolina to a group of hobbyists, vets and retailers along with a […]

Top Ten Things Anybody With Koi Should Know About

The Top Ten Things You Need To Know and Master For Success With a Koi Pond The Super Basics of Koi Figures out all the following: Inventories quality, informational resources for a deeper understanding But the most successful garden-variety hobbyist: Feeds decent food, redundantly supplies their pond electrical, supports lively water movement and intercepts temperature […]