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Constant Salt In The Pond: Please Don’t.

I was browsing for a salt document and I found a web site with someone who should know better, recommending that people salt their ponds all the time, to maintain a moderate 0.1% solution...

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...

Salt Dosing Journal for Ich or White Spot – A Case

Salt is the greatest bath treatment of all time. This would have to be one of the single, uncontested assertions made in this website. Salt is both tonic to fish and toxic to parasite....

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...

Twenty Steps E-Book – Free – Read it Online

I’m also going to make this readable e-book available in print format but you can also read it online. It’s just 14 pages and there aren’t images. It’s succinct and updated per 2019 What...

What’s Wrong With My Koi Fish?

What Is In Each Video? Table of Contents: Twenty Koi Health Video Tutorial Handling Stress -Have the fish been handled recently? Why that matters. Winter Stress -Temperature. Is it winter? Summer? Why that matters...

What’s In Mardel Clout and How Can We Replace It?

Mardel’s Clout was removed from the market because it contained trichlorfon. Which was fine, except it was a pretty strong chemical and the FDA / EPA didn’t like it. It could cause cancer and...

What’s in Tetra’s “Lifeguard” Product and What Does It Do?

You should consider Tetra’s Lifeguard product to be one of the best ‘antibacterial’ medicines out there right now. It’s not an antibiotic which IMMEDIATELY puts it ahead of all the rest because it doesn’t...

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....

Treating A Sick Betta: Symptoms of Disease

How to Treat a Sick Betta This simple protocol intercepts most of the common problems affecting bettas. I go through the common causes of Betta sickness and we fix them, one by one. By...