Product Amount: 1 pound
This Product Treats: 12,000 gallons 3x
Potassium Permanganate (KMnO4), sometimes referred to
as PP is a purple granular powder that kills 99.9% of
exposed pathogenic bacteria, kills most ciliate parasites,
most fluke parasitisms, fungal infections and oxidizes
organics in the water, leaving it cleaner and fresher than
before treatment. Not many products have such a broad
spectrum and can be used in extremely cold water.
For flukes you should treat every third or fourth
day for three or four treatments.
For ciliate parasites you should treat every day
for five treatments.
Potassium Permanganate (KMnO4) is a powerful oxidizer
clears many ciliated protozoans, flukes, fungi and
bacterial infections. Dosage and interval are critical.
Use caution and dose carefully, avoid contact with skin,
eyes or mucous membranes. Bypass filter and increase
aeration and circulation. Can be neutralized with
dechlorinator or hydrogen peroxide. Full details with product.
For a plant dips, use ¼ teaspoon in 2 gallons water.
Leave plants in for 3-5 mins.
The presence of large amounts of organic debris, uneaten food,
dead fish, leaves, dead plants will cause the potassium to
spend it's energy on oxidizing the organics,
not on the parasites or ulcers.
The presence of dechlorinator in the water will
inactivate the treatment. (Latency 2 days)
The presence of Hydrogen peroxide will inactivate treatment.
(Latency 3 days)
Potassium Permanganate (KMnO4) can kill a lot of algae,
increasing oxygen demand, especially in warm
water over eighty degrees.
If carelessly overdosed, it will kill your fish.
It also kills 99.9% of exposed beneficial bacteria
so you're advised to avoid letting it pass through your filter.
Important: Potassium Permanganate (KMnO4) cannot
Potassium Permanganate - 1 lb Treats 12,000 Gallons 3X. For Plant dips, use 1/4 teaspoon per 2 gallons of water. Leave Plants in for 3-5 Mins.
- Brand: Razorback Koi
- Product Code: Potassium-1lb
- Availability: In Stock