Kordon's Malachite Green is an effective medication used for the control of various external parasites of freshwater and marine fishes.
When used as directed the medication will control or prevent the following common protozoan parasites: Ichthyophthinus (freshwater Ich), Costra, Chilodonella, Ambiphyra, Cryptocaryon (marine Ich), Epistylis, Oodinium and Trichodina.
Kordon's Malachite Green is also effective against common external fungal infections of fishes and eggs which include Achlya and Saprolegnia.
An extensive body of literature supports its use as an effective agent in the control of fungus on fish eggs.
Use 1 teaspoon (approximately 5 ml) per 10 gallons of water for most treatments. This produces a concentration of 0.05 ppm (see Toxicity and Suggested Treatment Procedures for qualifying information). At this concentration, 4 ounces of Malachite Green will treat 240 gallons of water.