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Lozbug

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    Nottinghamshire

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  1. Edit: Sorry ignore that. Haha. This is Lucy, just round Loz's house, forgot I was logged in as her. I'll reply later as myself.. lol.
  2. i'm not yet..... but i met some folk at the FOF this year who are and one was featured in PFK too.
  3. no probs! thanks. it a heck of a mess at the moment, we've had a storm and it's not damaged in anyway, just a mess! spring will be new piccys
  4. i like babies - i like watching them grow up. and the bigger the fish more stress in transport i believe.... and of course price
  5. Good luck. If it makes you feel better - it isn't as bad ad the one my perry had....
  6. I just don't think ponds cycle in the same way a tank does. i tested stats etc and and the don't follow the pattern a tank does, i think they just become naturally stable. i dunno. I used the PP, i know of others that used it. If your worred add extra air and please remember a think coat and only once. it is commonly avalible to koi world in lfs' NT labs produce it.
  7. i don't think ponds cycle like a tank will. personally anyway.
  8. agree with sands 3 foot min is best as it may freeze. I wouldnt get fish now until spring, getting to cold really.
  9. Hey, sorry to hear your having such problems, i had a hard time with ulcers. i used PP and got some meds to use as a bath from the vets. Potassium permanganate & peroxide, used to treat ulcers in koi & goldfish. You will need: Cotton buds Peroxide (available at chemists) Potassium Permanganate (available at chemists) This is better done with 2 people, one to hold the fish above the pond/tank (in case fishy gets dropped) one to administer. Swab the ulcer (using a cotton bud) with a dab of peroxide, to get rid of the nastiness etc. then (*pre prepared) cover with a thin layer of the PP. be VERY careful not to get the peroxide or PP in or near the gills. This treatment is ONLY used for body wounds. Anything near gills/eyes (not on them) use an iodine swab instead and no PP. *to prepare PP put a small amount of PP in a clean tub (as I only had 2 fish to do I used a medicine measuring cup) mix with a few drops of water to make a thick paste. The PP will have a purple tinge to it, and the peroxide WILL fizz when used ? don?t panic. Some of the PP will come of when the fish is put back in the water, but hopefully it should still be okay. It may look an odd brown/black colour for a few days. It?s okay. And remember it takes a long time to heal ? you won?t see over night miracles. This treatment is only to be done once. PP can do as much harm as it can good.
  10. i'd go to shows and try and get in touch with breeders.
  11. any thoughts on perfect temp. starting work on tank at weekend
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