Koi Health

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Trichodina is one of the easiest protozoan parasites to detect under the microscope as it is almost perfectly round with hundreds of hooks which resemble cilia found its periphery and it constantly rotates as it moves through the mucus, causing tissues damage. 

It attacks both skin and gill tissues of our Koi, and can often cause more damage to gills than realized.

Trichodina is one of the easiest protozoan parasites to detect under the microscope as it is almost perfectly round with hundreds of hooks which resemble cilia found its periphery and it constantly rotates as it moves through the mucus, causing tissues damage. 

It attacks both skin and gill tissues of our Koi, and can often cause more damage to gills than realized.

Trichodina is one of the easiest protozoan parasites to detect under the microscope as it is almost perfectly round with hundreds of hooks which resemble cilia found its periphery and it constantly rotates as it moves through the mucus, causing tissues damage. 

It attacks both skin and gill tissues of our Koi, and can often cause more damage to gills than realized.

Trichodina is one of the easiest protozoan parasites to detect under the microscope as it is almost perfectly round with hundreds of hooks which resemble cilia found its periphery and it constantly rotates as it moves through the mucus, causing tissues damage. 

It attacks both skin and gill tissues of our Koi, and can often cause more damage to gills than realized.