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Making Dechlorinator – Sodium thiosulfate

How should I make a good dechlorinating solution? I have read about some pretty high doses, like 250 grams in 500ml of water to make a stock solution. A: First, let’s tell our reader how...

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...

Air Sac Pneumocentesis

Air Sac Pneumocentesis Air Sac Pneumocentesis is an important part of the management of Floater Syndrome wherein a fish becomes inverted and floats helplessly on the surface. Many factors contribute to this condition but...

Floating Goldfish Swimbladder Flipover Disease

WAY MORE THAN YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SWIMBLADDER DISEASE By Vincent Ling “Why does my goldfish tend to float at the surface of the water and have a hard time going to...

Diagnose A Fish Disease in 20 Steps Every Time

The diagnosis of your fish health problem is in one of these twenty videos and frankly, honestly? Most people have the problems figured out in the first 5. Because almost ALWAYS it’s a thing...

My fish are upside-down and can’t swim

My fish are upside-down/ can’t swim This is a common problem whereby fish lose their equilibrium and are unable to maintain their position.  This can result in the fish swimming awkwardly, laying upside-down either...

My Fish Are Sick What Should I Do?

ALL FISH DISEASE CASES ARE HANDLED IDENTICALLY. There are two reasons. 1. It is ILLEGAL for you to render a diagnosis or prescribe a treatment for people’s pet fish. This is the practice of...

Heating Koi With KHV Koi Herpes Virus

When confronted by KHV, you can expect high mortalities. In other words, a realistic expectation would be that more than fifty percent of your fish are going to end up perishing. Should that scare...

Common Questions After KHV Outbreak

Here’s why I’m sure that Heat denatures and eliminates the Koi Herpes Virus. The Israelis wanted an “immune” fish. So they infected the Koi and then when they were symptomatic, they heated them to...

Koi Herpes Virus KHV Cured or Treated?

Koi Herpes Virus KHV Cured or Treated This article is dedicated to my personal friends, Brenda and Charlie Atwell, whose pond contracted KHV and was essentially wiped out, after re-introducing some fish which were...

Hydrogen Peroxide For Dissolved Oxygen

Hydrogen Peroxide For Oxygenation – by Dr. Erik Johnson Hydrogen peroxide can be used to increase the dissolved oxygen in the system. The peroxide molecule dissociates into water and an oxygen free radical which...