Raising Koi Fry: The Basics done Right

Raising Koi Fry: The Basics done Right

The koi fish is an extremely popular ornamental variety of carp. Koi are prized for their colors, which can be found in a wide range of shades and patterns, as well as the large size they attain when mature. Because of this koi breeding is very popular among hobbyists...
Dropsy in Koi

Dropsy in Koi

If you look at the fish from above, does it look like a pine cone (scales are open)? Or is just his stomach a bit thicker? In the latter case, it can also just be a female that comes into laying. Dropsy can be due to a virus or bacteria, and then they are contagious,...
Fin Rot in Koi Carp

Fin Rot in Koi Carp

Some bacteria, especially Aeromonas and Pseudomonas, cause fin rot, skin disorders, and internal bleeding. These bacteria are common in freshwater and can cause diseases even at a temperature of 10 ° C, with the result that they can be a problem, especially in spring...
Koi Mold

Koi Mold

Koi Mold is a bacterial infectious disease that usually manifests itself when koi are kept in poor living conditions or when the fish become stressed due to a sudden deterioration in water quality. In this disease, whitish, mossy patches form that first appear around...
Fungal Diseases in Koi

Fungal Diseases in Koi

Fungal disease can be caused in a pond by a number of fungi that occur naturally in most waters, for example, the fungus saprolegnia. These fungi are no problem for the healthy koi in a well-maintained pond. In fact, they help maintain a balanced ecosystem because...

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