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Large. Proportion of fish in pond hangong in corners and sides

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Large. Proportion of fish in pond hangong in corners and sides of pond and not feeding. Some on sides. One fish dead this morning with brown losing fungus or abrasions around head
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Have this morning treated for sea sites with mixture of formalin and malachite green but no positive results
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Expert:  Anna replied 1 year ago.
Hello,I apologize that no one has responded to your question sooner. Different experts come online at various times. I just came online and saw your question. My name is ***** ***** I’m a biologist with a special interest in fish. I'm sorry to hear of this problem. Some additional information will be useful. What kind of fish do you have - koi, goldfish, sturgeon, etc.? Have you tested the water? If so, what numbers did you get in parts per million (ppm) for ammonia and nitrites? If you haven't yet tested, that is the first important thing to do. Use a test kit that has test tubes and chemicals you add to water samples. The paper strips that you just dip in the water are not very accurate. Let me know your results as soon as possible. Is your pond fairly new or has it been established for awhile? Thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Anna
We have Koi fish, I need to test the water, i'll do it today
Expert:  Anna replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Thank you for getting back to me. I'll watch for your test results.