[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
MTS die off
> I'm wondering about a slightly weird theory... 3 months ago we switched our
> cat "Snicky" from Advantage to Revolution (selamectin). Both these products
> are once a month parasiticides. This is a rather amazing chemical, able to
> kill fleas and ticks for at least 30 days after a one spot application. I
> understand that the chemical migrates along the animals fur and remains
> potent for a long time. I pet Snicky daily (no choice really, she insists).
> I wash my hands afterwards, but I also put them in the tank daily as well.
> I wonder what a couple of ppm (ppb?) of this stuff would do to an aquarium?
> Going to be real careful about this now.
Revolution propagates through the blood stream rather than the skin like
advantage does. I'd imagine that revolution would cause less trouble
than advantage. But that is just guess.