If you need some Koi care for your little fishes, you can find them at: www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com Their summer sale product is Foster Smith(R) Water Repair(R) Pond Salt, 2 pounds is $3.39 and 9 pounds is $9.29. This pond salt restores natural electrolytes for proper gill function in pond fish as well as stimulates the pond fishes` natural slime coat to protect against bacteria and parasites.
It also reduces the effects of toxic nitrite levels to Goldfish and Koi. It is recommended for a fish pond only, to use 1 cupful per 60 gallons of water and for a pond with plants, it should be 1 cupful per 120 gallons of water. For a disease treatment and in a separate container as a dip, use water from pond (10 gallons) and add 2 1/2 pounds of salt. Dip fish for; from 30 seconds to 10 minutes.
For some protection from predators, they offer the Koi Kastle Pond Fish Shelter in Mesh or Molded Plastic. The sizes are; Mesh, 18 x 14 inches x 6 inches high, for $35.99; Mesh, 24 x 14 inches x 9 inches high, for $42.99 and Molded Plastic is 21 1/2 x 15 inches x 9 inches high, for $42.99.
They have Microbe Lift Mineral Clay for your Koi`s growth, health and color enhancement, for 2 pounds is $12.99 and 6 pounds is $29.99. One testimony, from Seth Wolf of Lancaster, CA, stated “This product is what top Koi Breeders in Niigata use to intensify their Koi`s color pattern as well as depth and sheen. I have been breeding Koi for 15 years and have always used Montmorillionite Clay for my prized Show Koi.”
You can also purchase the Floating Pond Fish Cage Nursery, for a 1 ft. x 3 ft. x 2 ft. deep cage is $115.99 and for a 4 ft. x 3 ft. x 2 ft. deep cage is $159.99. This cage is great for introducing new fish to your pond.
They offer many other products such as de-icers, algae control, clarifiers, Barley products, fountains, food, filters, pest control, aeration, skimmers, plant care and much, much, more, so give them a look-see at : www.fosterandsmithaquatics.com
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