Kusuri Potassium Permanganate is another popular powdered chemical for various applications.A good disinfectant for ponds and nets. Excellent for the eradication of Trichodina & Costia, and other parasites.
It will discolour water for up to 7 days, and can be used down to 10°C (50°F).
At higher temperatures Potassium Permanganate removes oxygen from pond water, it is advisable to keep an air stone running and add more air if possible.
Kusuri Hydrogen Peroxide 6% can be used to increase the oxygen levels in pond water and also remove the discolouration from the pond water after a course of Kusuri Potassium Permanganate has oxidized from pink to brown.
From 14th of January 2013 it is illegal to send Potassium Permanganate via the Post Office as it is classified as an oxidising agent. This will incur our small order carriage charge if the order is under £35 because of the specialist courier we use.
Kusuri recommend NOT using Potassium Permanganate with salt.
Please ensure that you read, understand and follow, all Health and Safety guidelines on the packet.
Please do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling chemicals.
Dosage: 6.8gms per 1000 gallons (4546 Litres) of pond water. Do NOT overdose. Over dosing can cause fish fatalities
Do not use below 10°C (50°F).