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Methylene blue for aquarium

maintenance, care, compatibility

Methylene Blue – This is a synthetic dye. A 1% solution (1g / l of aquarium water) is used, from which a therapeutic solution is prepared at the rate of 3 ml. methylene blue on 10l of aquarium water.

The course of treatment is to complete cure.

The drug is removed by filtration.

Methylene blue – Synthetic dye. You can buy at the pharmacy.

Possesses bactericidal and fungicidal properties. For the treatment of external bacterial and fungal infections, as well as from some skin parasites – such as ichthyophthyrus.

Applied with Aeromonosis, Branchomycosis, Gyrodactylosis, Ichthyophthyriosis, Kostioze, Plistoforose, Saprolegniosis, Hilodonellosis, Tetrahimenosis, Trikhodiniosis, partially acts on ectoparasites. But it adversely affects biological filtration, and it is better to apply it in baths and individual vessels.

The water takes on a blue color, which makes it difficult to observe the fish, soils the equipment and scenery. It is better to carry out the treatment in a separate vessel, since the preparation paints the glass, inventory and water in a dark blue color. The drug is used in the form of 2 ml of 1% solution per 10 l of water. The treatment period is up to 1 month.

At the end of the treatment, activated carbon filters are used to remove blue. For baths – 100mg / l, aging 4-6 hours.

Here, still HUMAN. Instructions to the drug
Pharmachologic effect:
Methylene blue is a drug of the antiseptic group. The mechanism of action of the drug is based on its ability to form poorly soluble complex compounds with mucopolysaccharides and proteins of the bacterial cell, which leads to the death of microorganisms.
When applied topically, the drug is not absorbed into the systemic circulation.
Indications for use:
The drug is intended for the treatment of damaged skin in patients with burns, purulent-inflammatory skin lesions and pyoderma.
Mode of application:
The drug is intended for external use. It is necessary to avoid falling of a preparation in eyes and on mucous membranes.

The drug is applied to the cleaned affected area with a cotton swab. The solution is used to treat damaged areas of the skin and some adjacent portion of healthy tissue.
The duration of treatment is determined by the attending physician.
Side effects:
In isolated cases, the development of allergic skin reactions was noted.
Increased individual sensitivity to the components of the drug.
The drug is not used to treat children under the age of 1 year.
The drug can be prescribed during pregnancy, if the expected benefit to the mother greatly exceeds the possible risks to the fetus.
If necessary, the use of the drug during lactation should consult with your doctor.
Interaction with other drugs:
Without features.
When using the drug on a large area of ​​the skin may increase the severity of side effects.
In case of overdose, drug withdrawal and symptomatic therapy are indicated.
Release form:
Alcohol solution for external use of 10 ml in glass vials.
Storage conditions:
The drug should be stored in a dry place away from direct sunlight at a temperature of 15 to 25 degrees Celsius.
Shelf life – 2 years.
10ml solution for external use contains:
Methylene blue – 100mg;

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