“Spotless Ich” is a Thing. But it’s EASY. (Video)

https://youtu.be/6vnZet71ZiY For some reason, Ich organisms don't cause white spots in Koi and most goldfish. I've NEVER seen white spot on Koi. At the same time, some of the hottest Ich infestations were on Koi. WITHOUT WHITE SPOTS. If you see Koi or Goldfish turning red, getting slimy and depressed, it's usually a crashing pH …

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Precautions When Using Salt to Treat White Spot and Fish Diseases

https://youtu.be/pRpfYw7Gf1w The above video deals with some precautions about using salt. It's practically impossible to end up in trouble with it –  but there are times when I'd be “Ehhhhh not so much” on it. Practically ALWAYS when treating White Spot disease (Ick) (Ich) but for most everything else, Formalin Malachite Green is usually better. …

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Questions About Dog Adoption and Fish White Spot or Hexamita Answered Free.

You can ask these questions and more and Dr Johnson will answer FROM HIS PUBLISHED WORKS. This means that A.I. scours everything he's written and puts it into an answer on his website. It's artificial intelligence applied, BUT at least it comes from valid information and not a patch work of random Internet articles. Does …

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Dr Erik Johnson Provides Downloads, Videos, Articles and Web pages Galore on Social Media

On almost every Social Media platform you can find me at @erikjohnsondvm My intent is to provide NO CLICKBAIT, and that each and every post, video or web page I link will leave you better informed, improved or with a better resource regarding you and your pet dog, cat, fish or pond. Honestly, there's not …

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It’s election season, and we need to beware our news!

“A frothed-up, agitated consumer checks their feed OFTEN and spends increased time commenting and sharing.“ Facebook sells advertising, and needs you “on” as long as possible. Facebook learns what you like, and what you read. If you read conspiracy theories, you will quickly be loaded up. If you read about how “The Other Party” is …

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Color change, bleaching in Koi

Reader: Do you happen to know what causes color “bleaching” in koi? Colors become much more muted and washed out. No other behavioral differences  Dr Johnson:   Five things 1) diet that lacks color enhancers  2) lack of intense sun  3) living on pale background and substrate  4) extreme stress  5) wretched genetics https://drjohnson.com