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Sterilizing The Tank

“I’m going to break down, and sterilize the tank, gravel and plants.” It’s promised often and it’s USUALLY unnecessary. Sterilization of Environments is suggested as “The Way” to prevent diseases. This is widely advocated...

A Topical For Bacterial Sores or Ulcer Disease in Koi

A Topical For Bacterial Sores or Ulcer Disease in Koi With bacterial sores, one of the key elements is killing ALL the germs in the area. removing as much dead tissue and grossness as...

Treating Finrot and Mouthrot In Bettas

Treating Finrot and Mouthrot In Bettas Finrot and mouthrot are bacterial or fungal infections that occur to Bettas or Siamese Fighting Fish when they’re worn down by chilling, poor water quality and, or parasites....

What’s in API’s EM Erythromycin?

ACTIVE INGREDIENT Active Ingredients: 200 mg Erythromycin per packet. Note on Erythromycin: Erythromycin is most effective against gram-positive bacteria, such as Streptococcus species. The vast majority of bacteria that cause disease in fish are gram-negative, so...

Antibiotics And Fish: The Best Article

Dr Yanong on Antibiotics and Fish Dr Yanong wrote this down in Florida for the fish farmers and the aquaculture people, and is keenly important to, and relevant to, the tropical and pond fish...

What’s in API’s Finrot and Body Cure

What’s in API’s Fin (Finrot) and Body Cure? Answer: 250mg Doxycycline per packet. Application to the water provides variable degrees of absorption. Dirty water, high organics, less absorption. Clean water and no gravel, like...

CASE, KOI: Severe Damage and Ulcer From Pump Intake

THE KOI WHO SURVIVED A PUMP Photos and Documentary by Bonnie E. Hale Lucky came in with a break in his tail. The first night here he was sucked to the pump. The next...

AEROMONAS KOI ULCER PICTURES WITH STEP BY STEP HEALING

AEROMONAS KOI ULCER PICTURES WITH STEP BY STEP HEALING Bonnie HaleCode and Graphics edited Dr. Erik Johnson Day one: The Koi had 5 large ulcers, 2 one side of the tail and the other...

Fish Tuberculosis or TB Mycobacterial Infections Symptoms and Prevention

Fish may begin to waste away and that is a common sign of intestinal parasites, or fish tuberculosis. Fish Tuberculosis or TB Mycobacterial Infections Symptoms and Prevention Fish tuberculosis is a mycobacterial infection where...

MelaFix for Superficial Infections in Koi and Fish

MelaFix – Melaleuca Tea Tree Oil It’s been years since this was written up, and field experiences have borne out the following: MelaFix for Superficial Infections in Koi and Fish Melafix remains effective in...

Dropsy (Bloater) Pinecone Disease in Koi & Goldfish

“Dropsy” is the condition in which the body is diffusely infected with bacteria and the scales generally stand out from the body. In some, rare cases, generalized scale-lifting is also caused by Costial infection...