Youtube has provided me with an avenue to reach lots of people with valuable messages about fish health. Saving Koi, goldfish and tank / aquarium fish has been a "thing" for me for decades and I've made a name for myself that way. Which is a double-edged sword. (My Youtube Channel) I like helping people?
Month: January 2018
Some would argue that it's Ammonia. The FIRST product of the nitrogen cycle and the primary waste product of fish. Environmental Threats to Goldfish Health. Youtube Video about Ammonia with Dr Erik Johnson Goldfish health is impacted by far more than just the ‘way’ we care for the fish, or the parasites they may contract.
Fungal Infections Fungal infections in Goldfish are relatively common, but they always tend to represent the same thing. First, let’s talk about the clinical appearance of a fungal infection. The gross visualization of what appears to be a fungal infection is an unreliable means of diagnosis. Fungal infections usually appear as small to large tufts
What Protein is and does Protein is what your cells are made of. If it's a cell, it is made of protein. The most numerous cells that are made of, and thus supply the most protein are muscle cells. But one must also remember that red blood cells and infection fighting white cells are also
Flukes Monogenetic trematodes are a separate class of parasites from ciliated protozoans. The monogenea do not have an intermediate life cycle off the fish. Those trematodes that do are called Digenetic trematodes, and use a bird or a snail as an intermediate host. These are not a considerable pathogen of Goldfish and so we are
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
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 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
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
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