Re: NANFA-L-- Clove Oil

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Clove Oil
From: Ty Hall (
Date: Mon Aug 09 2004 - 14:21:43 CDT

What kind of working time do you have? Do they stop breathing?

> Going on memory, the dosage is .25 to .50 ppm clove oil in water. I have
> used it several times on larger fish (sunfish and suckers) for anesthesia
> in parasite removal or other minor surgeries. The fish turn belly-up in
> about 3-5 minutes. Once the desired state is achieved, I do whatever I need
> to and return the fish to fresh water. They recover in about the same time
> it takes to knock them out.
> Ranger Bob

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: Wed Sep 29 2004 - 12:24:18 CDT