A couple of my Koi have developed small white lumps on their fins. Can
anybody suggest what they are and a possible cure. In all othere respects
the fish are healthy and feeding well.
Thanks. Stephen Jay
> > A couple of my Koi have developed small white lumps on their fins. Can
> > anybody suggest what they are and a possible cure. In all othere respects
> > the fish are healthy and feeding well.
> Treat the whole pond if possible with malachite green (buy it in quart
> sizes). Otherwise the parasites will spead to other fish.
>Thanks. Stephen Jay
Carp pox often manifests itself on the fins, though it is more common to see
it on the head, and more usual for it to occur in the Spring.
If it is carp pox, it is in itself harmless, but may be an indicator that your
fish are more stressed than they might be.
If the lumps are tiny (the size of grains of salt), it may be ich. Use a
From where I'm sitting, you lot don't all pass the Turing test.
Check out Tetra Press' The Manual of Fish Health or almost any Koi or
freshwater fish book. Most are filled with pictures to help you
identify the problem. http://www.koiusa.com/koi3.shtm is good too.l