A major threat in a pond or tank Argulus, or fish lice, represent a major threat to fish health; both as a result of direct tissue damage and secondary infections. Fish lice are one of the biggest parasites (5-10 mm) and visible with the naked eye. Argulus feed by first inserting a pre-oral sting which injects digestive ..
This is a legacy document. It is NOT recommended that anyone use organophosphates for a fish disease or parasite. There are superior methods. However, Fishdoc.co.uk recognizes that in some regions of the world, organophosphates are “all they have” and are still used. Far better for Flukes – Praziquantel Far better for Argulus and Anchor Worm ..
Prevention is better and cheaper than cure! Fish disease can be both highly distressing, and in many cases, costly both in treatment and replacement costs. A key aim is encourage prevention via regular water testing and husbandry. This is particularly important with koi ponds and their often-high stocking levels and reliance on biological filtration for ..