Dr Erik Johnson Koi Health and Disease Second Edition at Amazon.Amazon Affiliate Link to support Dr Johnson Videos How To Dog Cat Koi and Pond FishDr Johnson Videos How To Dog Cat Koi and Pond FishDr Johnson Facebook PageDr Johnson Koi Fish Dog and Cat Health ListDr Johnson Veterinary Clinic Marietta Geogia


MENU @ DRJOHNSON.COM

Johnson Vet Services
Dog and Cat Info
Canine Info & Articles
Feline Info & Articles
Both Dogs & Cats
Concepts & Philosophy
Exotic Animals
Technical / Doctor's Notes
Koi Health Book
Buy It With Fast Delivery
Koi and Pond Info
Behavior
Diagnostics
Feeds and Feeding
Husbandry
Parasites
Pond Construction
Pond Miscellany
Seasonal
Treatments
Koi Types & Neatos
Viruses
Water Quality
Super Expanded Section
General Interest

You might have thought you were feeding the best food? Or didn't know which one was best? Here's how to tell!
Koifoods.com


Exotic Animals

African Spur Thigh Tortoises
Them's babies so kootttt!!!!! I had a few of these babies. They grow an inch per month on low protein pellets, alfalfa, fiber rich salads and full spectrum lighting.

Cockatiels
Cockatiels are becoming perhaps the most popular pet-bird in North America. Reasons for this include the fact that they out-live, and out-love the less intelligent and less affectionate Budgerigars and Canaries.

Bunnies and Rabbits
The pet ones, are great pets. The wild ones, are hard to keep. The babies of the wild ones are VERY hard to sustain but it can be done.

Crayfish or Crawdads
Have always been fun for me to keep. They are so cool to watch feed and forage. Crayfish should be cared for exactly as you would tropical fish, however, you do not need an aquarium heater.

Hatchling geochelone denticulata (Yellow Foot Tortoises)
I bought up a few of these big adult Yellowfoots and put them together in a breeding colony. Lots of work, lots of salads and space but we got eggs and eventually babies.

Land Hermit Crabs as Pets
Totally cool critters and actually, easy to keep as pets. Peanut Butter and dry dog food plus a little cup of salt and then, some fresh water - all good. But they die when they moult. Which for small ones is every 3 months. Is there a way to avoid that? Yup.

Mardel Clout is safe in tanks and ponds, minimal to no effect on plants and bacteria, safe for scaleless and sensitive fish. Dosing in this website.

Baby Green Iguanas
I love these. They, too, grow an inch a month to maturity, if you're doing it right. They need low protein pellets, fiber rich salads and full spectrum lighting and next thing you know they're ripping your arms to shreds with their enormous squirrel claws....

Yellowfoot Tortoise Egg Incubator
This is a pan-shot of the 15 gallon aquarium I modified into an incubator. A thermometer over the water bath shows 82-87 degrees.

Spotted Turtles
These are related to bog turtles (clemmys) and they are getting rare, if not endangered. Spots eat best in the water. They will take any form of insect except hard bodied beetles. They prefer prepared foods in captivity; they're perfectly happy to take prepared Koi and Goldfish foods from the water's surface, and do very well on this.

White's Tree Frogs
They have been called "Dumpy Frogs" too - they're big blobby green frogs and they're adorable. I found a way to keep them on water so their environment would be very very clean. Works well.

Wood Turtles
I was very lucky to get one of these, once. It was pretty cool but where I expected agile intelligence in its eyes, it was just like any other turtle. But cooler.

Yellow Foot Tortoises Adults for Breeding Colony
Ya'll might remember when "Elmo" was painted on the front of my clinic....What a cool turtle. He was 'daddy' to a clutch of eggs before he finally died from a lifetime of nothing but Squash to eat. They need better than that.

Quick Resources at a Glance



Subscribe to our mailing list

*Indicates Required Field

Johnson Vet Services
Welcome to Johnson Vet Services in Marietta, Georgia. You can "meet" me and my clinic via this link. Will not function as a means of consultation.
Doc's Book
"Koi Health & Disease" my second book title. It's a thick book with Koi and pond fish disease information and "how to" instructions on bringing Koi back to health.
What Is In That Food?
KoiFoods.com is a site that impartially looks at the ingredient lists of various foods. Some are amazing. Some are shite. There's a section in there to help you assess foods the same way.

Home Search Best Buys Downloads

© 2017 All Rights Reserved JVS LLC Dr. Erik L. Johnson