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Koi Scale Disease

What Are The Signs Of Koi Scale Disease?

One of the reasons koi fish are so popular as pets is that they are incredibly hardy.  They can handle a lot of different tank conditions and can thrive in the face of common issues that many other fish species cannot.  Truly, koi are very tough fish that can handle a lot.  Due to this, when you notice they are sick, it is all the more important to act quickly to help get them back to health.  With quick action and the ability to understand what is happening early on, your koi will be back to normal in no time

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How To Keep Koi Pond Clear

How to Keep Koi Pond Clear

Koi fish are big, beautiful creatures, but, like many ornamental fish species, they can also be incredibly messy.  Their diet and waste production, along with all of the other facets of their care can make their water rather murky, very quickly.  Let’s explore how to keep koi pond clear and see if we can make increasing the cleanliness and visibility of your pond a little easier. Why Do Koi Ponds Get Murky? (Plus Tips on How to Keep Koi Pond Clear) As one of the most common complaints with pond owners, murky pond water can really impact the enjoyability of

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How to Keep Koi Fish Alive

How to Keep Koi Fish Alive: The Ultimate Guide to Koi Fish Care Basics

For many people, koi fish are a dream pet.  Having a koi pond is no cheap venture and takes a lot of investment in the form of time and money.  Koi can be costly and time consuming so to those who take them on, there is obviously a sense of urgency in keeping them alive.  Plus, losing a pet can be an incredibly painful experience.  Fortunately, these hardy little fish typically do well and thrive under most conditions as long as you provide proper care.  Let’s take a look at how to keep koi fish alive and see if we

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BEST BLUE RIDGE PLATINUM PRO KOI FOODS

Best Blue Ridge Platinum Pro Koi Food

Feeding your koi fish a balanced and well rounded diet is a great way to ensure that they are happy, healthy, and have all of the nutrients they need in order to thrive.  A koi fish’s diet impacts many aspects of its life and health, so providing high-quality food sources is key in keeping your koi looking and feeling great.  One of the current top brands, Blue Ridge, makes foods that are often regarded as some of the best of the best.  Let’s discuss what is so special about their Blue Ridge Platinum Pro Koi Food and see if it, along

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how to keep a koi pond warm in the winter

How to Keep a Koi Pond Warm in the Winter

Sitting outside on a spring morning with a cup of coffee while watching your koi swim happily in their pond has to be one of the most relaxing things in the world. When the weather is warm, koi fish are active gentle giants who adore splashing and swimming about. However, when winter begins to rear its chilly head, you have to have a plan in place to keep your fish safe and healthy.  Let’s look at how to keep a koi pond warm in the winter! How To Keep A Koi Pond Warm In The Winter Months? As Poikilothermic animals, koi fish

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koi fin disease

What Can I Do to Identify and Treat Koi Fin Disease?

Having a sick pet is arguably one of the most stressful things in the world. Animals cannot easily tell you exactly what is wrong, making it quite hard for even professional veterinarians to pinpoint exactly what is making your pet feel under the weather. Fortunately, with koi fish, there are a lot of wide-spectrum treatments that can be done to help remedy health issues, especially if they present themselves on the skin or fins of the fish. Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to identify and treat koi fin disease to get your friend back together in no

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kin kabuto koi

What is a Kin Kabuto Koi?

Though the original ornamental koi fish were specifically bred for iconic, specific traits.  There are tons of different amazing koi coloration subvarieties that all look absolutely amazing in a modern aquatic pond setting. Each offers a unique coloration and creates a different effect within the water, be it a pop of color or hauntingly beautiful trail of long, glittering fins. One of these gorgeous subvarieties is the Kin Kabuto. As a more recent coloration compared to some of the classics, this stunning fish is an amazing option for any koi pond or enclosure. Let’s take a closer look at what

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koi fish skin disease

What Can Be Used to Treat Koi Fish Skin Disease?

Having pets is one of the best things in the world. There’s just something so amazing about watching your pets grow and develop. Perhaps this is why it is so painful to watch them be ill. Illnesses happen with all animals and sometimes cannot be helped but it is still a difficult situation, none the less. Fortunately, most koi disorders are relatively each to treat. Let’s take a look at what can be used to treat koi fish skin disease and figure out how to get your aquatic friend back to normal! Symptoms of Common Koi Skin Diseases Koi fish

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How to Identify Koi Sickness Symptoms

How to Identify Koi Sickness Symptoms

As a pet owner, there is nothing worse than the dreaded feeling of realizing your pet is sick. We care deeply about our animals and put a lot of effort into providing them quality, loving care so it can be hard to face that they might not be doing well. Be it a parasite, bacterial infection, or some other issue, illnesses in fish can be especially hard to diagnose and treat since they are less able to communicate discomfort. Let’s look at how to identify koi sickness symptoms for common illnesses to help you better diagnose your pet and prepare

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Where to Find a Microscope for Koi Parasites

Where to Find a Microscope for Koi Parasites

Every animal owner’s worst nightmare is their pet falling ill.

There is something so awful about feeling helpless and unable to communicate effectively when your pet is obviously feeling ill.

Fish owners have an extra layer of stress, as fish illnesses can be quite hard to detect, especially ones brought on by parasites.

Fortunately, you can easily find and treat most parasites with the help of modern scientific advancements.

Let’s explore how to use and where to find a microscope for koi parasites.

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