Kusuri have now brought out Kusuri Koi Sedate, which is not an anaesthetic, it is a sedation formulation based on 2-phenoxyethanol.
Using Kusuri Koi Sedate sedation is still deep enough to perform minor procedures, such as ulcer cleaning and scale removal. Full easy to use instructions on every Kusuri Koi Sedate bottle.
Use 10ml per 9 litres of pond water in a suitable bowl. Then add extra Kusuri Koi Sedate as required as temperature plays a big role in fish sedation. Having said that Kusuri Koi Sedate is safe to use at any temperature.
Kusuri Koi Sedate is a ready to use preparation. Following our directions for use, this is a very safe product.
KUSURI Koi Sedate can be used to sedate your Koi but should only be used as a dip treatment. For use only with Koi Carp.
How To Use
Use 10ml per 9 litres of pond water. Fill a suitable bowl with enough water to cover the fish. Add measured dosage of Koi Sedate, and aerate with an air stone. Place fish in bowl until it rolls onto its side (normally 2-3 minutes). Lift fish, if there is any tail movement then place back into solution for a further 30 seconds and till the koi is fully sedated. For euthanasia add two times the recommended dose. Do NOT use with salt. Do not use below 15°C.