Virkon Aquatic Tablets, aach pack contains 50 x Virkon Aquatic tablets for steralising, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal treatment of koi and garden ponds.
Now widely recommended for disinfection against KHV. Easy dissolving pink effervescent tablets.
Virkon S for Aquaculture (now called Virkon Aquatic) which has been specifically produced for the UK aquaculture industry. It builds on the heritage of Antec Virkon S as the most proven veterinary disinfectant in the world, and has been shown, in published independent research, to have the world’s broadest range of efficacy against major fish pathogens, including ISA (Infectious Salmon Anaemia) virus and IPN (Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis) virus, even at low temperatures and high organic loads.
Virkon Aquatic provides complete pathogen control in all aspects of fish production including broodstock/hatchery, freshwater production, seawater production and all stages of processing. In addition to this proven efficacy, Virkon Aquatic has a favourable environmental profile which makes it readily approved in terms of individual farm discharge consent requirements. It also offers great operator safety, as it has no occupational exposure limits.
Virkon Aquatic is the most revolutionary advanced biosecure products for the Koi Keeper in the world.
Virkon Aquatic is an excellent product to defend your Koi from bacterial ulceration, fin rot and fungal attack. Results can be seen within 12 hours of application to the water for mild finrot infections.
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What is Virkon Aquatic
Virkon Aquatic was developed to generate a unique balance in a Koi pond, by creating a conditioning tablet that has a positive impact against pathogens for the koi keeper, with out decreasing the efficiency of the biological filter. Virkon Aquatic is one of the most modern disinfectants available, it has been developed over the last 25 years and incorporates all the advancements in science and bio-security required by modern fish farmers. Virkon Aquatic is the most up to date advanced disinfectant in the world.
Virkon Aquatic doesn't contain harmful detergents, so has little impact on the environment, unlike some disinfectants which are known to cause health problems in fish.
Virkon Aquatic uniquely formulated highly virucidal disinfectant is safe to use with Koi and other more sensitive species like Orfe and Sturgeon.
Used regularly in the pond, Virkon Aquatic will help control viruses, bacteria, fungi, yeasts and moulds. It can be used as a bio-security disinfectant for quarantining new koi, cleaning equipment and foot baths on fisheries.
Virkon Aquatic is approved by DEFRA for control of notifiable diseases such as Infectious Salomon Anaemia and Koi Herpes virus.
Virkon Aquatic and the way it sanitises water with the presence of Koi is not seen as a medication or treatment under the UK's medicines legislation but as a preventative measure. Virkon Aquatic can be used in the UK as it is fully bio-degradable and safe for the environment. Always dose your pond at the correct rates as provided by instructions on the box.
How to use Virkon Aquatic.
Virkon Aquatic is primarily used as a pond conditioner but can also be used as a powerful disinfectant for sanitising equipment. It has now been used safely for in water sanitisation against serious pathogens at up to 20g per 5000Litres (1000 UK gallons) in many thousands of ponds in the UK, Ireland, Holland, Denmark and worldwide.
Virkon Aquatic will have an anti bacterial effect on the biological filters, however at the dose rates suggested for normal pond conditioning it will have a no negative impact, the filter media is so rich with bacteria with an active food source that the bacteria will increase in numbers quicker than Virkon Aquatic can inhibit growth. Test have shown that if overdosing has occurred during a serious infection out break, no negative effects on the filters have been observed.
Virkon Aquatic For Effective Control of Aquatic Viruses, Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts and Moulds
Directions of Virkon Aquatic Tablets use
Dosage for pond usage is 1 x 5 gram tablet per 1000 gallons dependent of water hardness
Directions for Usage as Disinfectant
Add one Virkon Aquatic Tablet to every 500ml of water to make a 1% solution and allow to completely dissolve. Thoroughly wet all surfaces and equipment with the solution. Leave for 10 minutes and then rinse. 1% solutions are stable for 5 days but good disinfectant practice indicates that any residue should be discarded daily.