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+ Who can I contact with questions about my koi
have a look at the (contact us) page, any of the commitee members should be able to help out
We will be adding content to this page on a regular basis
Please ask your questions on this page and they will be addressed as soon as we have a reasonable answer for you
+ what colour is a kohaku
it is a white based fish with red patterned markings
+ My pond is green and no matter what I do, I can't seen to keep it clear for any decent length of time. Is there something I'm doing wrong?
There seems to be an imbalance in your pond, if you are able to clear it up but it goes green again soon, the natural balance isn't there, here's a link to an article that discusses algae and it's nuances. http://koiclubsandiego.org/library/green_water.php
+ I've had ulcers on my fish with both fast and slow kill rates. What can I do about this
Ulcers are always a bacterial infection, but are not always caused by bacteria. Parasites attack your koi, weakening their immune system, and creating an opening for the bacteria to set in. You need to establish what caused the ulcer in the first place and treat accordingly ( if you have a thorn in your finger, a pain killer will make it feel better for a while, but the thorn needs to be removed for healing to take place) Antibiotic treatment for individually ulcerated fish is my recomendation but do not treat your pond water with antibiotics. There is a much better and long lasting way to treat using probiotics. I have personally had a complete turnaround in my system, using this method, call me for personal assistance -peter, 082 954 5404 -here is a link to an article discussing the balance of good and bad bacteria in nature http://www.pondtrademag.com/articles/ar-155/
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