Friday, October 14, 2011

Potassium Permanganate

Potassium permanganate is an oxidising agent with disinfectant, deodorising and astringent properties. Its chemical formula is KmnO4 and it is sometimes called by its common name Condy's crystals.
Potassium permanganate (KMnO4) is one of the widely used inorganic chemicals worldwide and much information is available on its chemistry, manufacture and various use.

It has been used in fish ponds to treat common fish pathogens such as gill parasites and external bacterial and fungal infections.

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