JBL Spirohexol Plus 250
Remedy for aquarium fish to treat flagellates and hole-in-head disease

  • Medication for aquarium fish to treat intestinal flagellates of the genus Hexamita (hole-in-head disease), Spironucleus und Protoopalina.
  • For fresh and saltwater fish
  • The hole-in-head disease is caused by flagellates but also acerbated by mineral deficiency. Therefore harden the soft water
  • JBL Online Hospital: gives you access to identify fish diseases
  • Contents: 1 packet Spirohexol Plus 250. For max. 500 l aquariums. For repeated use for max. 250 l. 10 ml/50 l water. Remains in the water: 7 days. Then 50 % water change. On the 8th day the treatment can be repeated.
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basic price 14,95 EUR / 100 ml
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About 90 % of all fish diseases can be put down to a weakening of the fish’s immune system. This means the application of remedies can fight the pathogen but doesn’t generally eliminate the cause. It is therefore very important to determine the cause.
As soon as the first signs of disease become noticeable IMMEDIATE action is required. In most cases people wait too long.
Hole-in-the-head disease/ spironucleus/ hexamita/ flagellates/ protoopalina:
The hole-in-the-head disease is caused by flagellates of the genus spironucleus or protoopalina. Under specific conditions, which have not yet been clearly defined, there is a mass reproduction of the flagellates which live in the fish’s intestine. They compete with the fish for mineral nourishment until the fish suffers from a mineral deficiency. In response to this deficiency the fish extracts minerals from its own bone tissue. Because the fish’s head has the largest bone substance, it is particularly here that it comes to a massive bone reduction which is visible as holes. The flagellates meanwhile move to the nearest body surface. Because the hole walls are the nearest body surface you can find the flagellates at the bottom of the holes. The flagellates used to be held wholly responsible for this disease. The truth of the matter, however, is that it is a combination of mineral deficiency and the massive reproduction of flagellates which leads to the hole formation. Tapeworms, roundworms, fish tuberculosis and malnutrition can equally lead to hole formation. Remedy: Increase by adding JBL Aquadur the mineral content of the water. So far occurrence of the hole-in-the-head disease has only been observed in very soft water.
Now combat the flagellates by adding JBL Spirohexol Plus 250.

Details

JBL Spirohexol Plus 250 100 ml

Art. no.:
1007100
EAN Code:
4014162100719
Content:
100 ml
Range:
500 l
Volume packaging:
0.320 l
Gross weight:
137.000 g
Net weight:
100 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
40/135/60 mm
FAQ
Can JBL Spirohexol und JBL Spirohexol 2 be used unreservedly with freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygon spec.) ?

No, the active ingredient in JBL Spirohexol is not tolerated by cartilaginous fish - sharks, rays and therefore also freshwater stingrays. They should be excluded from a treatment.

Can I use over-the-counter medications for ornamental fish in fish that will be used for human consumption later ?

No. As a rule, over-the-counter medications for ornamental fish may not be used in fish that are bred for human consumption.

Both white spot disease and hole-in-head disease have erupted in the aquarium. Can I use simultaneous treatment with JBL Punktol ultra, Punktol Plus 125 or JBL Punktol Plus 250 and JBL Spirohexol 2 or JBL Spirohexol Plus 250? If so, what dosages should I use?

Simultaneous use of JBL Punktol ultra, JBL Punktol Plus 125, JBL Punktol Plus 250 and JBL Spirohexol 2 or JBL Spirohexol Plus 250 is not advisable. Unpredictable cross-reactions may occur.

Which disease to treat first essentially depends on the severity and the rate at which the disease spreads.

In that case, it is advisable to contact a veterinarian with expertise in fish. Our Online Hospital has a link to the website of the German practicing veterinarians.

Please note that we are unable to provide information on the diagnosis of fish diseases by phone or email, as corresponding examinations are needed for a diagnosis.

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