Aquaflor® Type A Medicated Article

In freshwater-reared salmonids, Aquaflor (florfenicol) is approved for controlling mortality in freshwater-reared salmonids due to Flavobacterium psychrophilum(coldwater disease), furunculosis associated with Aeromonas salmonicida and columnaris disease associated with Flavobacterium columnare.*


  • 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


  • 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 up to 15 mg/kg


  • No adverse effects on fish behavior or performance, even when tested at 5X and 10X dose rates1

  • Developed specifically for fish and food-animal species - not used in human medicine
  • Friendly to environment - no significant risk to aquatic ecosystems



1See Product Bulletin for more details.

CAUTION: Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

* Aquaflor also may be used in other freshwater-reared finfish for the control of mortality due to columnaris disease associated with Flavobacterium columnare.


For the protection of catfilsh against enteric septicemia
Studies show Aquaflor has no negative impact on mortality, behavior or feed consumption - even when fed at 10 times the recommended dose rate.
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