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  1. Bombalurina
    06-11-2013 08:08 PM - permalink
    Bombalurina
    :( I don't want bad news.

    Luckily, it doesn't seem to spreading. It's only on his tail, and the dots are very small and, so far, few in number. The temperature was about 48F at 7:15 this morning (about half an hour after sunrise).

    I didn't have as much salt as I thought, but I added what I had (about 20 tsps). I premixed it in 2.5 gallons warm water with Melafix (seemed to help last time) and Seachem Safe, and added it using a ladle over about 25 minutes so that I didn't change the temperature too much. It was also raining at the same time, so there was an influx of cold water. I'll have to see if I can get some more salt, but I'm so broke at the moment due to vet bills! Le sigh. It never rains but it pours, as they say.

    For their sake, I can't wait til summer. :p Not too keen on it personally (heat + graduation, blegh), but it will be nice to see them actually enjoying being in the pond. Right now I'm feeling massively guilty for putting him in.
  2. djembekah
    06-09-2013 11:28 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    izzy!!! are you going to be in chat tonight?
  3. Bombalurina
    06-09-2013 12:47 AM - permalink
    Bombalurina
    Bothering you again!

    It looks like our big comet has got ich - white dots on his tail - how would one go about treating that in a wintery pond? :s I have AQ salt, but no way of raising the temperature.

    Hope you are your fish are well. :)
  4. djembekah
    05-30-2013 11:46 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    Oh fun!!! i'm on now, in chat for now. hope kayaking was awesmoe!
  5. djembekah
    05-30-2013 09:44 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    IZZY FACE missed you yesterday!! might not be on until like 9 tonight, or maybe not even then. hope you're having fun at work, with your grown up promotion and stuff!!
  6. djembekah
    05-28-2013 11:03 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    hey i was gonnnna say bye in chat, but it stopped working right, so bye now! if i dont see you when i get back :)
  7. Bombalurina
    05-17-2013 05:48 PM - permalink
    Bombalurina
    So, the temperature here is now regularly below 60F - do we feed the pond fish at all for the next six months or so? Can we drop in a pellet once a week or so?
  8. djembekah
    05-15-2013 08:55 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    you should tOOoOOtally skype with sam and i tonight.
  9. Bombalurina
    05-11-2013 09:47 PM - permalink
    Bombalurina
    I'm back, and I come bearing ponds! Well, stories of ponds. It is in the ground, the filter is fully functional (although the pump that powers the filter is not) and two little shubunkins are now calling it home! I've made a thread on it. :)
  10. djembekah
    05-09-2013 04:53 PM - permalink
    djembekah
    WAIT GOLDFISH PICS NOW
    o.o

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  • About thekoimaiden
    Biography
    I got into the hobbyin 2007 with a high school project. Now I have 4 tanks and a koi pond
    Location
    Virginia, USA
    Interests
    Ichthyology, entomology, herpetology, hiking, caving, photography, and writing
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    Student
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    Female
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    5 - 10
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