Overview of AQUAFLOR® Type A Medicated Article


AQUAFLOR® Type A Medicated article is a broad-spectrum in-feed antibiotic approved in the United States for use in all freshwater-reared finfish.

  • Now approved for all freshwater-reared finfish with more indications
  • Can be fed from fingerlings to food fish
  • May be used in sinking or floating feeds
  • Stable under high-temperature extrusion processes
  • Single withdrawal time (15 days) for all species and indications at dose rates of 10 to 15 mg/kg


  • Broad-spectrum antibiotic with unique molecular structure
  • Proprietary formulation developed specifically for aquaculture
  • Keeps fish healthy, so they stay on feed for optimum survival, growth and returns
  • Reduces mortality so you can produce more fish


  • Studies show that fish readily consume feed with AQUAFLOR — palatability comparable to unmedicated feed
  • Minimize wasted feed, maximize antibiotic uptake
  • Uniform granulation for optimum distribution in feed and more accurate dosage delivery


  • No adverse effects on fish behavior or performance, even when tested at 5X and 10X dose rates
  • Developed specifically for fish and food-animal species — not used in human medicine
  • Friendly to environment — no significant risk to aquatic ecosystems

CAUTION: Federal law limits this drug to use under the professional supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Animal feed bearing or containing this veterinary feed directive drug shall be fed to animals only by or upon a lawful Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) issued by a licensed veterinarian in the course of the veterinarian's professional practice.

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