Chitin Synthesis Inhibitor like Dimilin, Lufenuron or Diflubenzuron for Crustacean Parasites

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Program Lufenuron – by Dr Erik Johnson

Chitin Synthesis Inhibitor like Dimilin, Lufenuron or Diflubenzuron for Crustacean Parasites

Lufenuron works against Argulus, Lernia and ergasilus. Problem: “Program”‘s not available in a pill anymore. So the entire argument about that medicine isn’t relevant now. All you might get is an injectable for cats. I don’t know how that would work in the water but you can still get an insect growth regulator for fish in other forms. Below you see Ecological Labs LAWP treatment for Lice and Anchor Worms. It’s a chitin synthesis inhibitor and it works great. Just like, exactly like, Dimilin ever did. Only, legally ha ha ha

 

 

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Dr Erik Johnson

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.