@JamieB the sad thing about the CyHV3/KHV virus is it has now been proven to be a sleeper as well , all it would take is a stressor to set it off and Eek you have it and there is really nothing you can do about it .Eek, it looks like some kind of fishy hemorrhagic fever! I’d be qt’g all the fish, bleaching anything I’ve touched the water with, and freaking out if I saw a fish like that. Best of luck, I hope it does just turn out to be she got beat up.
That's the problem @Tula we don't actually know at the moment , its a blame game between Israel and Japan however there are many other countries now breeding koi in the far east that are also infected , I think I once posted a map of the areas of infection..
@JamieB a few years ago our clubs koi health officer who was also former chair of The health standards Commitee. Who cover all issues to do with koi health in the whole of the BKKS. Note (he was also trained by the BKKS at great expense ) !!!!.....I’d be surprised if it just came from one area and wasn’t more common, but living dormant in lots of fish. The humans have multiple forms, herpes zoster I believe, is the common chicken pox, which stays in our system attached dormant on nerve endings, which if our immune systems get depleted enough can flare up into shingles.
@JamieB In answer to your question there is a CyHV2 or Goldfish herpes virusIs it in goldfish too or just koi? Seeing as they are often in the same pond, originated in the same areas, etc.
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