Lawrence Belshaw
Aquatic Pathologist
31 Macauley Street,
DE24 9HA

Fish Helpline
Tel +44 (0)1332 761673
after September 2010 please use:
+44 (0) 7565701658
Mobile +44 (0) 7889 540083
Mobile email:
  All messages will be replied to when I am not engaged with a client. Send pictures if you can, as it makes diagnosis a little easier.
Goldfish Help  
Please contact John the Goldfish Man, with your queries and problems

07545 756384

I do not reply to texts on the advice line.

Distance no object

Opening Hours
Clinic: Saturday all day - best to phone first. Phones and clinic open till 6pm.
Sunday: closed (but will answer for emergencies only) The fish clinic is open on Sundays for callers with appointments only.
Week Days: phones and clinic open 8am-8pm. Clinic by appointment only. (advice calls on 07889540083 7days 6-8pm).

If you want to send a photo of your sick fish, then attach your digital photograph to an email and send it with your name and contact details to:

You cannot send a photo using the form on the right, but if there is more information then use the form as well. Make sure you also tell us a photo is being sent separately.

VAT number: GB 890 6400 21

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Water Test Information

mm / yy

Please enter your test results

o C or o F

Drug dosage section

(gallons please)
gals = (length x width x depth in feet) x 6.23

(please only tick those symptoms that apply)

Please tell me as much as you can, including what have you used in your pond/tank - this means everything need brand-names, amounts and dates whereever possible.

(Symptoms list courtesy of Koi Vet )