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What else should I do to keep my fish from getting sick?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Q. What else should I do to keep my fish from getting sick? I already cleaned my pond. Do I need to do something else? A. If when you clean your pond, you are only using a net to clean debris in the water, you might wish to invest in a pond vacuum. The decomposing organic matter that accumulates on the bottom of your pond can be home to parasite fungus and bacteria. The vacuum will suck up the debris. Adding beneficial bacteria to your pond will help breakdown the muck and waste as well. Remember to reduce the number of water changes in your pond. If you must add water, make sure you condition the water. Fish need to maintain a slime coat. To maintain the slime coat and [Read More…]