how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi

how much potassium permanganate for potassium bath for koi


Potassium permanganate koi mixture is very effective for parasites bacteria, ulcerations, and many other diseases in koi fish. 
What do you need:

  • gloves
  • measuring cup
  • stopwatch

gloves protect you from getting your hands stained. the measuring cup is for measuring potassium permanganate and stopwatch to monitor time treatment. To reach dosage put one gram potassium permanganate per 10 liter water for seven minutes. 

place potassium permanganate into the measuring cup. One milliliter measure to one gram potassium permanganate. 

fill in water to the 10 liters mark of the plastic bottle.
If you have a digital weighing machine you can also use it to measure the potassium permanganate.
Timer Settings: set the stopwatch for seven minutes.

Mix the potassium permanganate to one gram per 10 liters of water ratio. If you have a bigger tank, just adjust according to the required ratio.

Add koi fish and mix, add aeration and then add the koi fish. strong aeration is important for the potassium permanganate solution.

Leave the koi fish for seven minutes on the potassium permanganate solution and monitor the time by setting up your alarm to seven minutes.

Neutralize with methylene blue before adding the koi back to the plan. thanks for watching guys hope my video helps. Bye for now.

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Author: Giovanni Carlo

I am a koi fish keeper and breeder a husband of beautiful wife Maybel and beautiful daughter May Carl I have been in fish keeping hobby for over 35 years. Like many kids in the 80's We catch fish in the rivers and canals and kept it in the "pasong" local visayan name for pond. or a large mayo bottle since We don't have aquariums yet on that time. decades later their is a small petshop open in my place and that starts me from buying aquarium and fishes that are sold in the pet store decades later start growing goldfish and koi fish until today.

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