Koi, Goldfish & Pond Health In Twenty Steps
Koi, Goldfish & Pond Health In 20 Steps
Ulcer Treatments
Parasite Treatments & Cures
Koi Water Quality
Koi Quarantine & Health

Brief Glossary

"Chances of Success" Score = A hypothetical estimation of your odds of succeeding with, or saving a group of sick fish from a disease. Certain factors increase (or reduce) your "C.O.S.S."

Beneficial Nitrogen Reducing Bacteria = Helpful bacteria like Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacteria that break down Ammonia into Nitrite, and Nitrite into Nitrate in the natural "cycle" of all ecosystems.

Buffers = Compounds like Baking Soda, or calcium carbonate, Buff-it-Up that stabilize the pH at or above neutral.

Bug = Pathogen, such as a parasite, bacteria, fungus or virus.

Fish = The Host, could be goldfish, Koi, whatever.

Pond = Environment, such as a pond, vat or tank.

PPM = Parts Per Million = Milligrams Per Liter = a concentration of something dissolved in the water.

Quarantine = Holding new fish out of the main collection for a short period of time, to prevent the introduction of [or preventatively treat] any sickness they may carry.

Sickness = Fish Diseases

Winterstress = Wintertime is a period of 'hibernation' for fish. The cold depresses their immune system and starves them of nutrients. It's common in Springtime to see sickness in Winterstressed fish.

We offer FREE personal help with your sick koi and/or koi pond water problems. Just fill out our easy Help Form by Aqua Meds® and we will give you step by step help to solve your problem.

Fish Medicines
Learn about fish medicines, what they do, and where to get them.

Aqua Meds® 
Have questions about what treatments you need for your sick koi or koi pond water quality problems? We have the answers to help you.

Koi Crisis has a symptoms chart by system you can choose the symptom by fish part, and resolve a lot of Koi pond fish problems or at least, learn about them understand how to remedy them.

Koi Food & Feeding
What should you feed your koi? How many times per day? Is Corn really that bad in a Koi diet? What are the most common feeding mistakes people make? What's the best food?