Carp Pox in Koi

Carp Pox in Koi

Carp Pox is the most common virus in the koi world. It is also called temperature stress because this virus can only give a skin reaction when the temperature changes. It is also one of the oldest common signs of disease in carp (for over 400 years). This picture is...
Koi Herpes Virus – What is it?

Koi Herpes Virus – What is it?

What is Kio Herpes Virus? The koi herpes virus (KHV, or CyHV-3) is a contagious virus that makes carp and koi (exclusively Cyprinus carpio) sick, often with high mortality, up to 100%. The virus was first described in 1998 in koi from Israel and the United States...
In Pond Skimmers – Do they work?

In Pond Skimmers – Do they work?

Have you ever looked at koi ponds and wondered how they look so clean? The water is crystal clear and the pond surface has a polished look to it. Chances are there is a pond skimmer installed as part of the filtration system. When it comes to water quality problems...
What to feed your Goldfish

What to feed your Goldfish

“Feed your goldfish where you want to see them” Feed your Goldfish small portions One of the most entertaining aspects of having your own goldfish pond is watching them feed. It is better to feed them small portions in order to keep the water clean. It’s easy to...
Identify and treat Myxosporea in Koi

Identify and treat Myxosporea in Koi

Myxosporea is a rare and tiny parasite that in high quantities can pose a real threat to Koi. Chris Williams shares how to spot and treat the little blighters. Myxosporea are among the smallest parasites which affect your Koi, measuring as little as 5µm...