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“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 at the retail and wholesale level. They logically feel that a sterile environment is preferable to one that might harbor a […]

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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 possible in ONE PASS and leaving something disinfectant in the vicinity as long as the water will let it stay. That […]

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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. By themselves without parasites, in good warm water, Bettas don’t get finrot or mouthrot. (Although you can BUY stressed fish that […]

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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 erythromycin should only be used after culture and sensitivity test results confirm it will be effective. Also, erythromycin is not very […]

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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 trade. It is extremely thorough and the section on bath treatments with the doxycyclines / OTC’s against certain bacteria and in […]

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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 in a 5 gallon bath at 78 DF? better absorption. So it’s a hit or miss. If the water is harder […]

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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 morning he was found to have a big red colored bulge on his side. The picture below was taken on August […]

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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 2 were on the opposite side of the tail. In addition there were 9 small ulcers that were approximately 1/4″across on […]

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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 the fish ingests the organism via cannibalism and then stores it. The tuberculosis is dormant until the fish undergoes considerable stress. […]

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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 many of the “garden variety” superficial bacterial ulcers and sores wherein the fish are not “sick” but have scuffs and scrapes […]

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“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 (see parasites) but usually Dropsy is a terminal result of the bacteria attacking the KIDNEY of the fish. Many treatments have […]

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