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  1. thekoimaiden
    08-10-2012 10:50 PM - permalink
    As for the other diseases, I take it you have checked with the farms that they are free of the koi herpesvirus? If you're still unsure of whether or not they are clean of KHV, keep the water temp at 75F for 30 days; if they show no signs, they are most likely clean. As for the total period of quarantine, there is no set length. A general rule I use for all quarantine is 2 weeks after the last symptom of disease.
  2. thekoimaiden
    08-10-2012 10:49 PM - permalink
    Wow! Those are some really nice fish! Congrats! You must put some pictures in your album when they get to you! But you are very right quarantine is essential. What kind of QT tank do you have? With two different suppliers I would do two separate tanks. Are you having these fish shipped directly (like through AquaBid)? Or are you getting through a 3rd party (local store, ect)? If they're coming from a local pond store they will have probably gone through a QT period already, but I would check with the supplier. If you're getting them directly from Japan, a quarantine is mandatory. You should go ahead and put them through a Praziquantel treatment. This will eliminate flukes. You can buy it powdered, and it will be much less expensive. (split into 2 messages due to word length)
  3. JBosley
    07-19-2012 06:22 PM - permalink
    Keep me updated?
    I'd love to see pics of the parents for the next spawning you have plan
  4. JBosley
    07-19-2012 05:49 PM - permalink
    Do you do spawn logs?!
  5. JBosley
    07-19-2012 12:45 PM - permalink
    Kitchener isn't too far at all!!!! I'm not really into blue fish however, haha, as I already have one. But can I add you as a friend so I can keep in touch and let you know when I am ready for a new fishy? :)
  6. JBosley
    07-19-2012 09:23 AM - permalink
    You breed?! Where abouts are you? I'm going to be getting a car soon and love to support people in this forum
  7. JBosley
    07-18-2012 10:10 PM - permalink
    Thanks! I really appreciate it
    Not too sure when I will be ready for another fish, but HMPKs are to die for haha
  8. JBosley
    07-18-2012 07:35 PM - permalink
    No! Does she have a Website or anything???
  9. JBosley
    07-18-2012 11:41 AM - permalink
    Thanks for the message I live in Brantford, on the other side of Hamilton. Away from Toronto. Which might be why they are hard to find!

  10. bettalover2033
    06-28-2012 03:54 AM - permalink
    Hello and Welcome to the forum! My name is bettalover2033 i am also a betta breeder and I would like to say that if you need ANY kind of help, whether it be general betta fish care and needs or an betta breeding help, I am able to help you or at least point you in the correct direction. If you have any questions, I'd be happy to answer them.
    I hope you enjoy your stay at**as much as we do! Glad to see another betta keeper here with us.

    P.S.If you would like to reply to this VS (Visitor Message) please go to my page and reply in the provided text box.

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