Aquaetic Potassium Permanganate Solution is effective against external fish infections from fungi, bacteria & parasites, Trichodinia, Costia, Chilodonella & Flukes. It is effective anti-parasite treatment; Potassium Permanganate can also assist with bacterial gill disease and bacterial disease such as skin ulcers.
Directions: Treat before noon. Increase circulation & aeration. Mix well in gallon pail of water. Disperse evenly around pond with extra water agitation. Use protective gloves.
Caution: STOP active treatment immediately if fish show signs of extreme discomfort such as jumping or gasping for air. Product should be neutralized (see below) if it remains active for 8 hours. DO NOT OVERDOSE!
How to neutralize: Use 3% Hydrogen Peroxide to immediately neutralize (deactivate). Dose: 2 tbsp per 100 gallons (1 cup per 500 gal). Wait 4 days after neutralizing before treating again with Potassium Permanganate Solution. Do not use with any other treatments including water conditioners, dechlorinators, formalin, formaldehyde & medications.
General: Safe for most plants except hyacinths. Use one teaspoon per 5 gallons water for up to one hour for plant dip. Product may be harmful to snails. May stain porous materials.
Water Clarity Dose (2 ppm): Use 1 oz. per 375 gallons pond water, use 8 oz. per 3000 gallons pond water, Use half strength for maintenance.
Parasite & Bacterial Dose (4 ppm): Use doubles the above dose at 4 ppm Potassium Permanganate Solution. Repeat treatment every 3-4 days if needed for parasites.
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NOTE: Not for use on fish intended for human consumption. Safe for most live plants and ornamental pond fish. Please do your own research for any specific plant before using Aquaetic Products or read the notes carefully. Please use appropriate PPE. Do not consume. Flush with water for skin or eye contact. Seek medical treatment if ingested or severe irritation with skin. This product is not intended to treat/ diagnose/ cure any disease. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.