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Magpie attack

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I have an 8" Koi who has been attacked by a Magpie this evening. My vets are closed and I do have some Potassium Permanganate I can get hold of tomorrow. He seems a but stunned but is swimming ok and eating with the others. I'm hoping the piercing has missed his brain. The injury is above his left eye which looks alright at the moment. The pond water is in excellent condition and it very clear. As luck would have it I changed the filters yesterday and added Tetra Medifin to help any stress this may have caused.

Am I doing enough? The injury itself is not huge but there are a couple of scales hanging off. Do I carefully tweezer these off? He is use to being handled and will allow me to lift him out by hand.

Any advice please? Thanks. Peter
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