- Seachem Medications
- Seachem Kanaplex (Kanamycin Sulfate)
Seachem Kanaplex (Kanamycin Sulfate)
5 Grams; Treats 600 liters (150 gal.)
*Blended Kanamycin based medication that safely treats several fungal and bacterial diseases (Dropsy, Popeye, tail rot, septicemia, flexibacter), as well Kanamycin has been shown often effective for Mycobacterium marinum (Fish TB).
Because it is absorbed by the fish it is useful in treating internal infections in those situations where food is refused. It does not adversely affect the filter bed and is easily removed with carbon.
*Can be combined with the superior AAP Yellow Powder (premium nitrofurazone) (or the lower quality Furan 2) & Metronidazole for parasitic, fungal, & bacterial infections.
IN FACT, for Columnaris or difficult cases of Aeromonas, this combinations is often a MUST as combined these two medications form a symbiotic bond that is not completely understood, but what is known is used alone, these two are often ineffective for Columnaris.
*For in tank Use; Use 1 level measure (180 mg) to every 5 gallons (20 liters) every other day for 3 days. In severe cases every 24 hours and 6-8 doses can be used assuming water changes in between treatments.