Moving to a new home is especially challenging when you own large fish like pond fish; such as koi. They are large, heavy, and very strong.  But a few simple steps can make the move less stressful for your valued fish.

Step 1: What you need

1. A 30 gallon clean rubbermaid tub with lid

2. Stress Coat

3. Water

4. An aquarium bubbler with air hose (aquarium pump)

5. A 50 watt or 100 watt power inverter to plug into your car cigarrette lighter

6. A large fishing net and extra help
Wow. How long was the drive to your new home? We had enough trouble just moving our koi (the largest probably of comparable size to the fella in your last image, but the others all about half the size or smaller, so they were easy) to a large bin when we needed to completely drain and clean our pond. I can't imagine trying to keep them "calm" in a moving (often bouncing or swaying) car...
It was a 7 hour drive. The air hose popped out and the fish went who-knows-how-long without any oxygen. I had a 5+ inch goldfish that was buddy to Chaplain the koi. He was handicapped with a disformed mouth. When we got to our new home, he was floating. Mom wanted to flush him, but I gave him fishy CPR instead. I ordinarily do not name my goldfish, but when he came back to life I had to name him Lazarus. Lazarus lived for one more year!
That is really helpful. I was wondering how to handle that with our <a href="http://www.monarchmessenger1975.com/en/moving_$0026_5_ton.html" rel="nofollow">movers from Calgary</a> but this should work great. Thanks.
how can one do fish CPR........... :?
http://s641.photobucket.com/user/Spanettie/media/Yellowstone%202009/Yellowstone2009027.jpg.html <br> <br>Lol. Maybe this? Haha
I see your fish are in a tank, just how big is that tank?
It is much easier to transport the fish, using a special pill that when immersed in water begin to release oxygen.

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