Tadpoles and the Pond

Tadpoles Controlling amphibians is not easy – but hatcheries try to control them, especially tadpoles, because the tadpoles take up space and use valuable resources in terms of oxygen, food, while contributing to waste production, for no net financial gain for the farmer.  Control: The growers try their hardest to catch the tadpoles while in the “egg mass” – these appear...

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Use of Salt Against Parasites

This may be the most important article / video folks will see this Spring because for a LOT of people with sick fish, SALT at 0.3% may be the fastest and easiest way to limit fish losses AFTER testing the water to make sure it's not as simple as a low pH (ha ha ha) If it's NOT water quality, maybe it is a parasite and MAYBE you can nail it down with Salt.  Here's how. (Using Salt to...

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You Should Know The Cycle

If you are not already familiar with the CYCLE, this is the process by which fish wastes and other debris are broken down by bacteria in an aquatic system. Let’s trace it here. The Cycle is a short series of bacterial reactions that purify water. Ammonia is produced by the fish, from gills (75%) and vent (25%). *Nitrosomonas* bacteria in the gravel break the Ammonia down, *before* it has a...

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Fish Medicine, Disease, Symptoms and Cure

Don't forget about the Youtube Channel that supports Koivet.com in the mission to educate (especially in time for Spring) when pond fish diseases get out of hand.  Youtube for Fish Medicines, Diseases Symptoms and Cure Also, don't forget about the book, Dr Erik Johnson's Koi Health and Disease 2  Finally, if you have not seen the section in Koivet about “twenty steps to pond...

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Check Out The Youtube Channel

In case you missed it, I've got a growing Youtube channel with all my fish health videos and it's growing all the time. Doc Johnson's Youtube Channel for Koivet.com  Also, Koivet.com is being overhauled to a WordPress theme to be the best fish health, fish medicines symptoms and cure web site out there. Videos and pages melding into a comprehensive “course” to bring you...

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