Help with euthanize

synapsomatic

My mother just discovered one of her pond goldfish has severe dropsy and pineconing. She needs to euthanize her. I told her I can give her clove oil to use. But I need help with dosage because the fish I have had to euthanize were much smaller.
Please advise? I know she must be in awful pain!
I figured taking a photo of her next to a small tissue box would give you a good idea of her size.

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Kjeldsen

Mix at least 10 drops per quart (40 drops per gallon) clove oil to HOT water and whisk or mix well. Mixture should be a little cloudy when emulsified. When mixture cools to tank temp, add the fish. Watch to see no breathing occurs for at least 30 minutes. Good luck.
 
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synapsomatic

Mix at least 10 drops per quart (40 drops per gallon) clove oil to HOT water and whisk or mix well. Mixture should be a little cloudy when emulsified. When mixture cools to tank temp, add the fish. Watch to see no breathing occurs for at least 30 minutes. Good luck.
Thank you.
 
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qldmick

Oh I cant remember from aquaculture at tafe, overdose with clove oil is one way to euthanize is all I can remember. There are other messier ways like decapitation, brain spike, fish killing bat, which are nice and quick and do the job but that's not for a lot of people.
I lost a mangrove jack that didn't eat for 2 months before dying, now I'm wondering if I should of euthanized him, a slow death doesn't sound at all nice.
 
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