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This invaluable book, written by two professional Koi experts who have many years of experience of breeding and keeping Koi, will help every Koi keeper to safeguard the health of his or her fishes. It includes sections on water chemistry and how to maintain good water conditions, how to handle, anaesthetize and take samples from ailing Koi, an explanation of what treatments are available and how they should be applied, and a comprehensive listing of all the common Koi diseases and how to recognise and treat them. For the serious Koi keeper this source of expert advice will prove irresistible - it is a "must-buy" reference book.
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There's no doubt that this is one of the most reader-friendly health books around as it details health ailments such as parasites, viruses, bacteria and fungi with photos to accompany the detailed explanations. There are chapters on preventing disease, essentail Koi keeping skills, a rundown of the various Koi diseases and what treatments to use on your pond, all with simple explinations and clear photos. --Koi Keeping MagazineAbout the Author:
Keith Holmes is manager of Koi Water Barn, the premier koi company in the UK. He has worked there for nearly nine years - for the past four and a half of them as manager. Before joining Koi Water Barn, he was involved for four years in the general aquatic industry working with both tropical and coldwater species. Keith is a monthly contributor to numerous specialist aquatic magazines in the UK, and has had articles published around the world. Koi health has always been an area of particular interest for him and the practical experience learned at Koi Water Barn, combined with the advice and guidance of numerous experts, have helped make the writing of this book possible. Keith is co-author of the Interpet book 'A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond'.
Tony Pitham is the owner of Koi Water Barn in Kent, and is one of the most respected koi dealers working in Japan. Koi Water Barn was established in 1984 by Tony's late father, John. Strong relationships built up over several years with many of Japan's leading breeders have led to a wealth of koi-related knowledge. he has judged and photographed the prestigious All Japan Shinkokai Show, the top koi show in the world, and has supplied many show-winning koi. He has written for many of the top koi magazines worldwide and is co-author of 'A Practical Guide to Building and Maintaining a Koi Pond'.
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Book Description Interpet Publishing, United Kingdom, Dorking, 2004. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001766936
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Book Description Interpet Publishing, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Hardback. Slight wear to covers otherwise no damage, internally clean. Very good condition. Seller Inventory # I15D60031
Book Description Interpet Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Look Used Very Good, Neat & Clean Copy. Has Mild Yellow Dots On The Surface. Ships with tracking and packaged with care. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # JB BKH135737