KH can be considered the most important water parameter that needs to be monitored and controlled by koi keepers. Without proper KH level, there is no bio filter, and left unchecked can lead to a pH crash.
In this blog post we will cover 6 tips to help your koi survive Spring, a testing time especially for unheated koi ponds, and enter summer in peak physical condition so you can enjoy your pond and pets.
In this post, we will look at what features you should look for in a microscope and why they will help you identify koi parasites easily, and how to set up the microscope to view mucus samples, and give some useful hints and tips.
Taking a mucus sample/scrape is a simple task that all koi keepers will have to do at some point. It’s easy and quick, though can be daunting for beginner koi keepers. Done correctly, it poses very little risk to the koi.