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Project: Efficacy of an existing antimicrobial agnet against columnaris disaese in tropical aquariumfish and comparison with another existing agent

project duration
01-FEB-03 – 30-APR-03
Columnaris disease, caused by Flavobacterium columnare, is a fequently occurring problem among tropical aquariumfish. Especially live-bearing fish are quite severely affected by this particular condition. In this study, the effect of and antimicrobial agent on a curative basis, against columnaris disease will be tested and compared with an already existing therapeutic agent. The criteria used include mortality, morbidity and results of bacteriological examination