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Old 04/16/2018, 05:29 AM   #1
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Formalin pre qt dosage/time

Hello as above, what is the general dosage/time?

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Old 04/16/2018, 05:55 AM   #2
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You would need to read the bottle and it will tell you either a prolonged bath dosage or a dip. I can't remember off the top of my head how many drops per gallon for a dip, but the dip should last 50 mins


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Old 04/16/2018, 10:18 PM   #3
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For 37% formalin you want to use 20 drops per gallon. Bath should be 50 min max. I usually do 40-45. Remove sooner if the fish seems stressed or not handling it well.
Make sure to airate the water prior as well as during the entire bath.


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For 37% formalin you want to use 20 drops per gallon. Bath should be 50 min max. I usually do 40-45. Remove sooner if the fish seems stressed or not handling it well.
Make sure to airate the water prior as well as during the entire bath.
Thank you, what are 20 drops equalivent to in ml, is it 1ml?


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Thank you, what are 20 drops equalivent to in ml, is it 1ml?
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