Use for fin/tail rot, septicemia, popeye and secondary infections.
Dose at 1/4 tsp per 10-50 gallonsdepending on severity of infection. Re-treat every 24 hours for 10 days. Do a minimum 25% water change before each retreatment. Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride is a bacteriostatic that works on a few gram negative and many gram positive bacteria. Especially good for aerobic gram positive bacteria like streptococcus and staphylococcus. Best in pH below 7.6 unless mixed in food. It is not skin absorbed. High calcium neutralizes it. It will harm nitrifying bacteria. It combines well with Kanamycin Sulfate for an ultra broad spectrum treatment.For ornamental fish use only.