Series of unfortunate events = sick fish


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I can't tell from the picture. As @Mmathis said earlier, the original fish seemed to have adapted fairly well to the pond, even if it was neglected over time so it's possible the new fish introduced something to your existing fish. Also stirring up the muck for removal, could have been stressful to the fish and their immune systems were stressed, therefore making them more susceptible to things ( bacteria - parasites ) that always exist in the water.

Keep us posted and good luck.
 
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Hi guys, thank you to all those who took the time to give me advice, it was very much appreciated.
This morning we emptied out approx 10% of the pond water and then refilled. ( just added 10mls of the pond safe liquid mentioned below)
Both the black carp and orange and white goldfish were still alive this morning and I managed to isolate them into a 40litre trug - the biggest thing I’ve got right now. As you can see it it’s suspended in the pond to keep the temp of the water as even as possible. It’s now covered in a laundry bag to act as a sun reflector and to keep them concealed hopefully as calm as possible. Whilst they’ve been in there I went and sort advice from the koi specialist and they said if I were wanting to do a further course of antibiotics I’d have to wait a week or so before doing that. As I want to show my daughter (who is very concerned about these two) that I’m doing as much as possible, I’ve bought some topical medication.
So far I’ve added 2mls of Tetra pond aqua safe ‘makes tap water safe for pond fish’ as that’s what I worked out was appropriate for 40l of water. Let that settle in then I added 200g of API pond salt to make it a ‘short-term’ salt bath as a disease treatment in case the cause of the abrasions was parasitic. They were in there for ten minutes. Then I changed out the water to normal pond water.

I’m about to attempt to apply ‘propolis wound seal’ to their open wounds though it’s probably too little too late. Has anyone used this before, or have any tips on how to do this ?? It’s by NT labs and a liquid that makes a ‘waxy seal’ on contact with the water.

The plan after this is to move the trug and position under a newly purchased fountain to aerate the water in there, then should I keep them isolated in the trug over night and add a lower dose of the pond salt to hopefully reduce the water retention??
 

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*update.
Both the dropsy fish were treated with propolis and put back into the pond. we weren’t able to get the crappy fountain to work so I didn’t want them to suffocate in the isolation trug. Plus if they haven’t got long left on this mortal coil, I’d rather them spend their last few days with pals.
 

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