Goldfish Needs Help

//Goldfish Needs Help

Goldfish Needs Help

  • Goldfish needs help if exhibiting symptoms

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Goldfish needs help asap. Bad bacteria are everywhere just waiting for an opportunity. Bad bugs thrive in water low in oxygen and warm, whereas goldfish and beneficial bacteria prefer the opposite environment. Cold and heavily oxygenated water however, helps to create a healthy ecosystem. Goldfish needs help if it has missing scales or rotting fins

Koi needs help

Healthy goldfish live in healthy water. Learn everything you can about your fish and the environment they live in. All too often, new fish are poisoned by ammonia, the first toxin to form in the nitrogen cycle. Ammonia, created from waste is deadly. Beneficial bacteria form to feed on ammonia, converting it into yet another toxin, nitrites and then into nitrates, creating a safe ecosystem

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Unaware, the cycle takes place in the new set up. The fish is first poisoned by ammonia and then nitrites. If the cycle becomes established; meaning the goldfish owner doesn’t scrub the tank down regularly, nitrates begin to build, and often to dangerous amounts. If the owner is cleaning the tank, the fish will be poisoned by ammonia again and again, until……

Koi needs help

The set ups we keep our goldfish in are designed for tropical fish, not goldfish. This doesn’t mean it won’t work, it just means in order to keep them healthy, a few changes will have to be made. Trade the filter for a real pond pump. Remove the top. Learn everything you can about goldfish and what their needs are

The fish in the photo below were suffering from oxygen deprivation. Now a pond pump has been installed and the top removed, yet their still at the surface. Reason being, the KH levels are low. KH gives water the ability to support oxygen, making for a low pH. KH combined with oxygen makes up pH. After KH was raised, the fish rest comfortably on the bottom where they belong

goldfish needs help

goldfish needs help

For bad bacteria infection 911 refer to:

Bacteria, Friend or Foe

Oxygenating Water

For Bad bacteria infection 911 recommend the following

Oop Boost

Sea Salt and Garlic Remedy

Read the 10 Steps to Goldfish and Koi Care and follow each step to improve the ecosystem in your fish house

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Author: Brenda Rand

By | 2019-04-01T17:50:25-05:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: Default Category|Tags: |

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