Chloramphenicol Antibiotic For Dogs and Cats

Chloramphenicol is a ‘strong’ antibiotic, especially against infectious airway and skin issues. It’s arguably the best for certain airway issues in puppies – especially those legitimately caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica, because Doxycycline and Baytril, are hazardous in pups as they’re incorporated into growing bones via their strong Calcium binding. Chloramphenicol For Kennel Cough In Young … Read more

Tannin Stains or Yellow Water and It’s Treatment

Tannin Stains or Yellow Water and It's Treatment

My pond is about 3 months old. The water is clear but has a yellowish tint that I would like to get rid of. I have koi and water plants in the pond. All my water tests are fine except the water seems to be ‘hard’ and the pH is about 8.5 in the afternoon. … Read more

The Use of Salt in Aquariums and Ponds

I remember twenty years ago when I brought salt to a Koi pond and started to add it to the water, in order to clear a parasitism of Chilodonella. The owner stopped me and said “These are freshwater fish. What’re you doing?” In the very early nineties, the use of Salt on fish diseases was … Read more