What is Flubenol 15 designed to do?
Flubenol 15 is unique and specifically designed and developed for aquatic use and approved by the Vetinary Medical Directorate under the small animals exemption scheme to be sold over the counter for public sale.
This Medicine will kill skin flukes, gill flukes, camallanus worms, tapeworms, anchor worms and other helminthics commonly found in tropical and coldwater fish. It has also been used successfully with 'skinny disease' in clown loaches.
Why Flubenol 15 and not any other Flubenol or wormer?
The Flubenol produced for pigs, sheep and cattle is not strong enough to prevent parasite resistance in fish, as they are absorbing it through their gills. Flubenol 15% substance is the weakest level that can be used to prevent the start of parasite super strains, that's why it is the only wormer allowed for fish use. At the wrong strength/concentration of use, parasites quickly build up a resistance to wormers.
The wormers sold for cattle/pigs/horses are not water soluble, and the recommended solvents (DMSO and acetone) are either dangerous or not suitable. Most of us know that acetone is the base for nail varnish remover, would you add that to your tank? DMSO works by allowing everything in your tank to pass into the fish as if it were being injected, so if you have the slightest trace of ammonia/nitrite in your tank, your fish will die, if there are any traces of chemicals that are reasonably harmless whilst outside the fish (medicines like formalin, malachite, acriflavin), these will also enter your fish and could kill it
Instructions For Use of Flubenol 15.
FOR FISH USE ONLY, KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
These packs will treat up either 100 or 2000 gallons of water, and will kill flukes, camallanus worms, tapeworms and other helminthics.
Use 1ml/1gram per 25 gallons of water (A flat teaspoon equals 5mls and will treat a tank of up to 125 gallons). This is a once off treatment, although repeating on a monthly basis or whenever more plants or any fish are added to the tank would be beneficial. Do not under dose. Using the powder at up to 10 times the recommended minimum amount will cause no damage to fish, filters or plants. Mix powder with some water from the aquarium in a jug and pour the contents into your tank. No harm will come to your fish if they swim into the mixture. If possible do not water change for 24 hours after use.
WARNING, this powder will kill snails, if there is a large population of snails in your tank, toxic conditions may be triggered by the pollution caused by the death of the snails. This powder can be mixed with any other medications that are being used, and will prove beneficial particularly during the quarantining of your fish, the powder is U/V stable, and it is not necessary to shut down U/V sterilisation during it's application.
This veterinary medicine is marketed in accordance with the small animals exemption scheme .
Contains Flubendazole (this product was produced from Flubenol premix containing Flubendazole 50%) Manufacturer Devon Discus TQ12 4JE for Flubenol.co.uk
Once opened, use before within 4 years. Store in dry conditions for prolonged shelf life. Accidental ingestion by humans should be avoided. Avoid direct skin contact, and wash affected parts if contact occurs.
Manufacturing authorisation number pending.
Dispose of empty containers in standard refuse, used containers or unused product should not be recycled.
Web Link: http://www.flubenol.co.uk
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