Both goldfish and catfish survived! But did Stephen the goldfish, learn his lesson?
A goldfish has undergone surgery to fix his broken jaw using paperclips.
Stephen the greedy goldfish ran into trouble when he bit off more than he could chew attempting to eat a catfish.
Owner, Shona Hingston, from Northumberland, returned home to find Stephen in distress with only the catfish's tail sticking out of his mouth.
Cyanobacteria May be coming soon to your pond, via the clouds!
Human health and ecosystems could be affected by microbes including cyanobacteria and algae that hitch rides in clouds and enter soil, lakes, oceans and other environments when it rains, according to a Rutgers co-authored study.
Scientific research about swimbladder disorder for koi. So for our very scientific minded koi lovers, this one is for you.
Something we all dread as pond owners, and then we must solve the mystery.
On Saturday, eight days after the die-off at Danly’s house in North Coconut Grove, her neighbors awoke to a similar ghastly sight. Lee Marks and Daliana Mantegazza, koi collectors for 30 years, lost about 150 of the fish prized for the exotic coloring that makes it look like they’ve been painted. The sobbing couple and their sons frantically tried to save them by jumping into the pond and transferring fish into bins filled with fresh water. Only a dozen survived.
For those looking for more scientific reading on the risks spreading pathogens for farmed fish to wild populations:
For you research-minded minded folks:
(Photo by Stan Shebs, Wikimedia Commons)
If you are looking for an A-Z list of diseases of koi, this presentation in 1998 by Nicholas Saint-Erne, DMV is amazing.
Abstracted from Infectious and Parasitic Diseases of Koi Copyright 1994, 1996, 1998 by Nicholas Saint-Erne, DVM
Diseases of Koi (Cyprinus carpio) - IAAAM_Archive - VIN
An important article on Australian invasive carp and plans to kill by KHV.
International researchers and local experts describe the federal government's plan to release Kopi Herpesvirus into the Murray-Darling Basin as "madness", saying the science is still out on its safety and effectiveness.
Researchers say plans to release a virus to reduce numbers of invasive Common Carp in Australian waterways should be abandoned.
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