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Vitamins For Freshwater Fish Are a Waste of Money

Vitamins in teleost freshwater fishes are another way to spend money. But before you buy vitamins for freshwater fish, please put the money in an envelop and mail it to the Department of Labor....

Freeze Dried Krill: Four Things To Know

Freeze Dried Krill: Four Things To Know I’ve been giving freeze dried krill since it came out in pet shops. I found it to be the BEST food I ever gave to my Bumble...

“My Dog Won’t Eat.” A Book on Appetite Science

This is only in my Vets Notes and Libraries section because it’s pretty much veterinarian notes on appetite, appetite stimulation, rule outs for failing appetite and medications that may help. There’s a discussion of...

Feeding Goldfish Properly

Feeding Goldfish Made Simple Feeding Goldfish is not as easy as some people might think but we can make it simpler. For decades, they have been classified by some folks as ‘herbivores’. Therefore, their...

Lesions and Deformities of Fish Gill Covers

Lesions of the girl cover What I’m talking about as far as gill cover is fish, that’s the bony covering under the eye that protects the gills of the fish and allows it to...

Bil Wight’s Paste Food for Koi and Pond Fish 

Some ingredients, like the seaweed flour, can be difficult to obtain, but if you persist, you can get lucky. when I bought the flour for the first time, because the animal feeds dealer had...

“Koi Health & Disease” Reload by Dr Erik Johnson

Folks ask me all the time, what’s new in the new book? If I already have the first edition, should I buy the second edition? The answer to the question is YES. The reason...

Koi Cannibalism: Will Koi Eat Smaller Koi and Goldfish?

Koi will almost never eat or pick on smaller koi, so the answer’s “No” but they like Spring Peepers if they’re big enough fish. There are some interesting things to be said about Koi...

Earthworms as food for fish – where to get them – how to feed

Worms And Koi Yeah you can feed Koi and pondfish some worms, and they’re not expensive. In fact, superworms made my Koi very happy for a whole indoor winter. Anyway, here’s the guy I...

Am I Feeding My Koi Enough?

Sometimes a person is very busy and they may neglect to feed the fish every day. This only impacts certain groups of fish. The very large fish in summer will rapidly lose weight as...

Feeding Koi and Pond Fish in an Eco System / Aquascape Natural Pond

Feeding Aquascape Ponds I have a friend named Greg Wittstock who has an Aquascape pond of probably an acre and a half. Maybe larger. And in this pond there is a teeming ecosystem of...