For some of us warmer weather (So Cal) is not to far off as we have a short winter like temperatures here. No matter what area or zone your in one should have a game plan if you should have a break out. This is Part One of a series on this subject of Koi Health and how to properly deal with it and most of all "How to take steps to reduce or prevent it a out break"
- Do you make house calls?
- Can you provide a C/S service?
- Do you work with any local vets?
- What do you recommend for the first step in treatment?
- Do you scope/check Koi for parasites?
- Cotton balls/ Q-tips
- Povidone Iodine 10%
- Panalog medicated ointment (Vet)
- DeBride medicated ointment
- Wound bandage product (Denture Powder we find works great)
|Koi Health Care Items Check List|
|□||Debride Medicated Ointment|
|□||Clove Oil or MS-222|
|□||Povidone Iodine 10%|
|□||Baytril (Prescribed by Vet) Long shelf life|
|□||Microscope (Slips/Glass Slides)|
|□||A Gram Scale|
|□||Syringes ( 5/8" 25 gauge / Diabetic)|
|□||Digital Thermometer/Floating Type|
|□||A Q-tank (Aeration/Heater/Filter)|
|□||Net to cover Q-Tank|
|□||Net & Tub for Q-Tank Only|
|□||Dr. Eric Johnson Koi Health & Disease|
|□||AKCA Guide to Koi Health|
We will go into proper follow up wound treatment while your doing your injections in "Part Two" of :
Treatment Plan for “Aeromonas hydrophila”
Until then "Happy Ponding" from "Koiman"