The “Dropsy” Myth

The “Dropsy” Myth

A very common word in the fish hobby is the term "dropsy." What does this term mean? Well, to start off, "dropsy" is NOT a disease. "Dropsy" describes a condition where a fish's body balloons outward and their scales start to stick out, looking like a pinecone. This syndrome is caused by excess water in [...]

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New KOI USA Article: Pathogen Resistance

New KOI USA Article: Pathogen Resistance

If you have the newest edition of KOI USA (May/June 2014), turn to page 44 for another article on fish health from Dr. Jessie Sanders! Don't get KOI USA? Well, you should! Click here for more information on how to subscribe. Dr. Sanders gave a presentation on pathogen resistance at the 2014 ZNA NorCal Koi [...]