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Wound treatment with iodine?

Discussion in 'Goldfish Clinic' started by SwedishNankin, May 19, 2017.

  1. SwedishNankin

    SwedishNankin Active Member

    Dec 9, 2015
    Sweden, Stockholm
    As I fell across a wounded fancy goldfish in a Swedish facebook platform for aquariumfish I gave the advice to use Iodine (Jodopax in swedish) and all hell broke loose.
    I've seen a lot of koikeepers using it and have used it for myself both on fancy goldfish and koi with good result.
    They told be that's a stress for the fish and a direct danger for the fish.
    As they pointed out, I have only "to do" home videos and is there anybody in here that can provide a link with real scientific facts if this is good or bad for the fish?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Ichthius

    Ichthius Professional Breeder

    Dec 11, 2008
    Eugene Oregon
    They are likely worrying about iodine in salt. [​IMG]

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