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Re: Camellanus worm treatment
Flubendazole and fenbendazole are different but equivalent in that they are members of the same family of antihelmintics (worm treatments). Flubendazole is a little more water soluble than fenbendazole, which is an advantage if you are treating by immersion in the dissolved drug.
At 07:58 AM 3/1/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>is that the same as Fluebenole 5%?
>--- Alan Slack <alslack at gwi_net> wrote:
>> Levamisole might work - I can't find a reference
>> that says that it does,
>> though - but fenbendazole (available from small
>> animal vets as Panacur)
>> mixed with food at 0.25% (250ppm) will be more
>> effective. Many fish will
>> not eat treated food, and alternatively, the water
>> can be treated with
>> equine Panacur (available from vets or feed stores)
>> which contains 100mg/ml
>> and can be used at 2ppm (this is 7.6mg per gallon)
>> in the water. This
>> treatment should be repeated three times at weekly
>> intervals. Remove carbon
>> filters, bypass or turn off UG filters, and make a
>> significant water change
>> 2-3 days after each treatment, then resume normal
>> filtration until the next
>> treatment cycle.
>> Alan Slack, DVM
>> Waterville, Maine
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David Sanchez" <barbax2 at yahoo_com>
>> To: <killietalk at AKA_Org>
>> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 9:06 AM
>> Subject: Camellanus worm treatment
>> > Question for anyone who might know. I was told
>> > you can get Levamsole treatment it is used for
>> > and cattle and can be bought at a farm store is
>> > true and what is it called? Thanks
>> > Dave
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