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Aquacen Oxytetracycline


Aquacen Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline premix

Pharmaceutical form

Premix for medicated feeding stuff

Target species


Salmonids (Salmo sp, Oncorhynchus sp), seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax), sea bream (Sparus aurata), turbot (Psetta maxima), european eel (Anguilla anguilla), european carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Pack sizes

Bag containing 1 kg
Bag containing 20 kg.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.


Active substance:

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride

1000 mg

Indications for use

For the treatment of infections due to Lactococcus garvieae (lactococcosis), Aeromonas hydrophila (aeromoniosis) and Vibrio anguillarum (vibriosis) sensitive to oxytetracycline.

Posology and administration via

Administration in the food.

The recommended daily dose rate is 55 mg of oxytetracycline per kg of fish bodyweight, for 7-10 days, orally.

The premix should be incorporated in pelleted feed. Incorporation rates vary depending on the water temperature and the size of the fish. Corresponding to a daily intake of 1.5% body weight, the dosage of oxytetracycline hydrochloride in the feed would be about 4 kg of premix per ton of feed.

Due to the mode of administration, since feed intake depends on the clinical condition of the animal and its physiological state (age) to ensure proper dosing, the concentration of the antimicrobial will be adjusted taking into account the daily feed intake.

Instructions for proper administration:
Medicated premix is added to pelleted feed and then fish or vegetable oil is added for adhere well the premix on the surface of the pellets.

Withdrawal periods

Meat: 300 degree days.


Data sheet

Promotional brochure

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