EcoRx™ fish medications have been developed under the
guidance of top koi vet Dr. Erik Johnson DVM.
Instead of trying to catch your fish to medicate them,
treat the water they live in with our EcoRx Fish
NOTE: If you need more help on fish related problems
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*** FISH MEDICATIONS ***
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observation of your koi and goldfish will allow problems such as
parasites and bacterial or fungal diseases to be detected
with your koi or goldfish's normal shape, size and color as well as
A change in
these factors may signal a problem. The problem must be identified
in order to know the steps to take for treatment with the proper
medication. Treating for a parasite, bacteria or fungus
requires different medication.
owner with fish, at some time or another, will probably have to
medicate their pond.
Though Koi are extremely hardy, it is very important to keep a
watch on their environment to keep them at their healthiest.
should be paid to the quality of water and balance of the pond
(i.e. pH levels etc.). However, if problems do occur, the first
step is to remove the individual fish or decide whether to treat
the entire pond.
sometimes difficult to be aware of a problem with a koi or goldfish
until its too late.
Be aware of
your Koi's behavior patterns so changes can be detected early. A
change in your Koi's behavior is usually the first sign that that
your Koi are stressed or ill and may need some type of koi medicine
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can be used to treat a variety of common parasites such as ich,
costia, chilodonella, and epistylis. Salt can also be used in
theraputic amounts in order to reduce stress in fish and help them
osmoregulate. Always use a salt tester before
and during adding salt to your pond. For more information on
salt use "CLICK
be used to treat fish exposed to ick. Symptoms may include
tiny white dots, flashing, lethargy, and labored breathing.
For more info on Ich "CLICK
be used to treat fish with symptoms such as sliminess of the skin,
gasping for air, flashing, and clamped fins.
EcoRx Bacteria and
be used to treat fish with dropsy, bloating, ulcers, fin and tail
rot, swim bladder disease, lesions, "popeye", corkscrew swimming
and fungal infections. For more information on these
be used to treat fish with anchor worms or lice. Anchor worms
and lice may appear as little worms or "bugs" on the fish.
For more info & picture, "CLICK
Medicated Fish Food
be fed to fish that are being treated for parasitic
be fed to fish that are being treated for bacterial