Fish Care

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How to Treat Fin Rot in Koi Fish

Often a Koi’s fins can become infected with a parasite. These parasites are not contagious, but they can cause irritation and infection and the symptoms are sometimes mistaken for fin rot. In fact, most of the time, these parasites are simply a sign that your fish is suffering from a larger ailment but, of course, … Read more

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How to Keep Pond Fish Alive in Winter

Keeping pond fish alive in winter requires a combination of both heat and aeration. Aeration is the exchange of gases with the air. This is important to aquatic life, especially for fish. Aerators move water, which gives oxygen to the water while also allowing gases to escape. It is important to keep a hole in … Read more