Blue Planet PARACIDE – 25 Tablets (Trichlorfon) Blue Planet Paracide controls external fish parasites such as Anchor Worm (lernea sp.), Skin &; Gill Flukes (Dactylogyrids and gyrodactylids) and Fish Lice (argulus sp.) in fresh and saltwater aquariums. Does not aid in the treatment of bacterial and viral infections. Directions for use: Remove from aquaria and wait 5 days after last treatment before returning to aquaria. Dose rate: Predissolve tablets in a disposable cup before addition to the aquarium water. Note: A small residue of cellulose will be evident after dissolving tablets. This residue is harmless to fish. Usage Guide: To calculate tank capacity:Length X width X water height (in cm) and divide by 1000 for litres. Use at the rate of 1 tablet per 40 litres of aquarium water. Keep water temperature below 27 degrees C. Maintain normal filtration and aeration. Repeat treatment after 7 days to prevent re-infestation. Trichlorfon breaks down in the water making it unnecessary to change the water between or after treatments. EACH TABLET CONTAINS:TRICHLORFON 20mg(an anticholinesterase compound) NOT TO BE USED ON FISH INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. DO NOT OVERDOSE. DO NOT treat marine invertebrates (shellfish and anemones).