Medicated food has been banned for sale to Koi hobbyists, but it turns out - it's easy to make your own! Here is an excellent article on how to do it.
Herpes virus carp kill in River Murray may sap essential oxygen, research shows.
Parasites are discovered in carp in the mid-Murrumbidgee region of Australia, as testing was being done prior to the proposed release of KHV to control carp in the Murry-Darling basin.
Carp are a freshwater fish native to Asia. Now the most abundant large fresh water fish in some areas — Australia considers them a pest.
Herpes-based carp control plan may stop some Australian fish exports, and causes alarm overseas.
In many parts of the country, the weather fluctuates wildly, and changes of more than 5 degrees higher or 2 degrees lower in a pond during a 24 hour cycle can be very stressful on the Koi! Here are some suggestions to help Koi though periods with fluctuating pond temps, by Fish Vet Richmond Loh of Australia.
If you've ever had to deal with sick fish in cooler water temps, you will find this video helpful! It outlines a simple plan for making a section of the pond warmer to promote healing, and was done by Fish Vet Richmond Loh of Australia.
Another group speaks out against the release of KHV in Australia to control invasive carp.
In the USA, KHV affects our pets, but in other parts of the world, carp are an important food source...
Around half of all fish today come from aquaculture, since the overfishing of the oceans has caused this market to grow steadily. For fishery yield, the health of the fish is crucial. After the trout, the carp is the most important aquaculture fish in Germany.
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