Q & A with Fish Veterinarian

Q & A with Fish Veterinarian

Q & A with a Fish Veterinarian We had a chance to sit down with Dr. Jessie Sanders, chief veterinarian at Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California, to ask her a little about her job and career. Q: Why did you want to be a fish veterinarian? JS: I have always had a deep love [...]

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Fish of the Week: Tiger Barb

Fish of the Week: Tiger Barb

We're back fish folks! It's been a busy couple of weeks. Everyone's koi ponds are starting to have more activity with the coming warmer weather. Make sure to check out our party photos from last week's post. They're awesome! Onto the fish... Our fish of the week is the Tiger Barb! Tiger barbs (Puntius tetrazona) [...]

Fish of the Week: Mollies

Mollies are common freshwater aquarium fish. They look a lot like a cross between a tetra and a fancy goldfish. There are two main varieties of mollies, short-fin and sailfin. Sailfin mollies are much larger with longer fins than their short-fin counterparts. They give birth to live young, and even the most novice of fish [...]