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This is a discussion on Over the counter fish meds. within the Hospital Section forums, part of the Aquarium Related Chat category; Just sharing..... Bacteria Product Name Ingredients Company Comments Acriflavin trypaflavine 3.84%Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your ...

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    Bacteria
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Acriflavin trypaflavine 3.84%Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Kordon
    Applus + Anti-Fungus malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., arcilfavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Anti-Bacteria Medicated Food sodium sulfathiazole 2.3%, nitrofurazone 0.13% Jungle
    Anti-Parasite Medicated Food metronidazole 1.0%, praziquantel 0.5%, levamisole 0.4% Jungle obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    Applus+ Anti-bacteria formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., benzalkonium chloride Aquarium Products affected by hardness
    Applus+ Aqua-sol copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Applus+ Cure Ick malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., acriflavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Aquarisol soluble copper salts Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Betta-Fix melaleuca [= tea tree oil] 0.2%
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    BiFuran+ nitrofurazone, furazolidone Aquarium Solutions nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Binox sodium chloride, nitrofurazone Jungle nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Bio Bandage neomycin sulfate, methylene blue, cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12), binder, adhesion agents in isotonic, aqueous solution Pond Solutions for treatment of ulcers
    CopperSafe chelated copper sulfate Mardel affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Cupramine buffered, active copper Seachem affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    E.M. Erythromycin Powder Pack 200 mg erythromycin per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals gram positive bacteria
    E.M. Tablets 200 mg erythromycin per tablet
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals gram positive bacteria
    Fish Tonic methylthionine chloride [ = methylene blue], acetylsalicylic acid, sodium chloride, sodium potassium bromide, magnesium carbonate, tri-calcium phosphate Bausman Pet
    Fish Zole 250 mg metronidazole per tablet
    Thomas Laboratories obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    Fish-cillin 250 mg ampicillin per capsule
    Thomas Laboratories gram positive bacteria
    Fish-cycline 250 mg tetracycline per capsule
    Thomas Laboratories light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    Fish-flex cephalexin Thomas Laboratories
    Fish-mox 250 mg amoxicillin per capsule
    Thomas Laboratories gram positive bacteria
    Fish-pen 250 mg penicillin per capsule
    Thomas Laboratories gram positive bacteria
    Focus polymer bound nitrofurantion Seachem
    Fungus Clear nitrofurazone, furazolidone, potassium dichromate Jungle furazolidone and potassium dichromate are known carcinogens; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Fungus Cure 1.5 mg victoria green bankProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 15 mg neutroflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. per capsule
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Fungus Cure Powder Pack 3 mg victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 30 mg acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter.per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Fungus Eliminator sodium chloride, nitrofurazone, furazolidone, potassium dichromate Jungle nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Furan-2 nitrofurazone, furazolidone, methylene blue trihydrate Aquarium Pharmaceuticals furazolidone is a known carcinogen; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Furan-2 Powder Pack 60 mg nitrofurazone, 25 mg furazolidone per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals furazolidone is a known carcinogen; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Furanase nifurpirinol Aquarium Products susceptible to photodegradation
    General Cure Powder Pack 250 mg metronidazole, 75 mg praziquantel per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    Hole-N-Head Guard sodium chloride, metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle internal and external infections
    Ich Attack naphthoquinon 5% Kordon
    Ich Guard II formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    Ick Clear victoria greenProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Ick Guard triethylene glycol, victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    KanaPlex kanamycin sulfate 40% Seachem internal and external infections
    Kick-Ich nitromidazoles Ruby Reef obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    LifeGuard 1-chloro-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-4-imidazolidinon Jungle
    Maracyn erythromycin Mardel gram positive bacteria
    Maracyn Plus sulfadimidine and trimethoprim Mardel
    Maracyn-TC 250 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per packet Mardel light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    Maracyn-Two minocycline Mardel light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    Maroxy stabilized chlorine oxides Mardel
    Medi-Boost copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    MediKoi ormetoprim, sulfadimethoxine, kanamycin and oxolinic acid AquaMeds USA
    medicated food
    Medi-Gold ormetoprim, sulfadimethoxine, kanamycin and oxolinic Acid AquaMeds USA
    medicated food
    Melafix Melaleuca [= tea tree oil] 1.00% Aquarium Pharmaceuticals negligible efficacy as bath treatment
    Methylene Blue zinc free, chloride salt of methylene blue Kordon
    Metro + Metronidazole (active ingredient); sodium chloride, synthetic polymers, chelating agent. Aquarium Solutions obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    Metronidazole metronidazole 100% Seachem obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    NeoPlex neomycin sulfate Seachem
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle obligate anaerobes (internal infections)
    Permoxyn potassium permanganate Kordon inactivated by dissolved organics and dechlorinators; CAUTION: strong oxident
    Pimafix Pimenta racemosa 1.0% Aquarium Pharmaceuticals negligible efficacy as bath treatment
    PolyGuard sulfathiazole 75%, malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. 4%, nitrofurantoin 0.25%, 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone [= nitrofurazone] 0.25%, quinacrine dihydrochloride 0.5% Seachem nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Prevent Ich naphthoquinone 5% Kordon
    Rally acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter., aminoacridine, formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Ruby Reef
    SeaCure Copper Tx copper sulfate Aquarium Systems affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Sulfathiazole sulfathiazole 100% Seachem
    Super Ick Cure 1.9 mg benzaldehyde greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 30 mg nitrofurazone per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Super Ick Cure Powder Pack 3.6 mg malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 60 mg nitrofurazone per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    T. C. Tetracycline Powder Pack 500 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    T.C. Capsules 250 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    Tetracycline 250 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per tablet Mardel light-sensitive, affected by hardness, toxic to kidneys past expiration date
    Triple Sulfa 332 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 84 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 84 mg sodium suldacetamide per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Triple Sulfa Powder Pack 664 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 168 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 168 mg sodium sulfacetamide per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Trisulfa Antibiotic Powder 400 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 100 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 100 mg sodium sulfacetamide per packet Mardel
    Ultra Cure BX (Gel Tek) nitrofurazone 0.03%, triple sulfa 0.03% (sulfadiazine, sulfamethazine and sulfamerazine) Aquarium Products nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Ultra Cure PX (Gel-Tek) praziquantel 0.0057%, flubenol 0.03%, metronidazole 0.3% Aquarium Products obligate anaerobes (internal infections)

    Crustaceans
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Applus+ Anti-fluke dimethyl, hydroxy and trichloromethyl phosphate [= trichlorfon] Aquarium Products an organophosphate
    Clout malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., dimethyl phosphonate [= trichlorfon], metronidazole Aquarium Products an organophosphate
    CyroPro Cyromazine (N-cyclopropyl-1, 3,5-triazine-2, 4,6-triamine), "synthetic slime replacers," vitamin B12 Aquarium Solutions use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts; environmentally unfriendly
    Fluke Tabs trichlorfon and mebendazole Aquarium Products use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle

    Fungi
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Acriflavin trypaflavine 3.84%Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Kordon
    Applus + Anti-Fungus malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., arcilfavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Applus+ Aqua-sol copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Applus+ Cure Ick malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., arciflavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Aquarisol soluble copper salts Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Bio Bandage neomycin sulfate, methylene blue, cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12), binder, adhesion agents in isotonic, aqueous solution. Pond Solutions
    CopperSafe chelated copper sulfate. Mardel affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Cupramine buffered, active copper Seachem affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Fish Fungus 200 mg ketoconazole per capsule Thomas Laboratories
    Fish Tonic methylthionine chloride, acetylsalicylic acid, sodium chloride, sodium potassium bromide, magnesium carbonate, tri-calcium phosphate Bausman Pet
    Fungus Clear nitrofurazone, furazolidone, potassium dichromate Jungle furazolidone and potassium dichromate are known carcinogens; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Fungus Cure 1.5 mg victoria green bankProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 15 mg neutroflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Fungus Cure Powder Pack 3 mg victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 30 mg acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Fungus Eliminator sodium chloride, nitrofurazone, furazolidone, potassium dichromate Jungle furazolidone and potassium dichromate are known carcinogens; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Furan-2 nitrofurazone, furazolidone, methylene blue trihydrate Aquarium Pharmaceuticals furazolidone is a known carcinogen; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Hole-N-Head Guard sodium chloride, metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Ich Guard II formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    Ich-X water, formaldehydeProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. <5%, methanol <2%, malachite green chlorideProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. <0.1% Aquarium Solutions
    Ick Clear victoria greenProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Ick Guard triethylene glycol, victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    Ick Out malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Wardley
    LifeGuard 1-chloro-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-4-imidazolidinon Jungle
    Malachite Green zinc-free, chloride salt of malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Kordon
    Maracide malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., chitosan Mardel
    Maracide Concentrate trisaminomethane, aniline greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Mardel
    Maroxy stabilized chlorine oxides Mardel
    Medi-Boost copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Melafix Melaleuca [= tea tree oil] 1.00% Aquarium Pharmaceuticals negligible efficacy as bath treatment
    Methylene Blue zinc free, chloride salt of methylene blue Kordon
    ParaGuard aldehyde blend 10%Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., "fish-protective polymers" Seachem
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Permoxyn potassium permanganate Kordon inactivated by dissolved organics and dechlorinators; CAUTION: strong oxident
    PolyGuard sulfathiazole 75%, malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. 4%, nitrofurantoin 0.25%, 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone [= nitrofurazone] 0.25%, quinacrine dihydrochloride 0.5% Seachem nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Quick Cure malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Products
    Rally acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter., aminoacridine, formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Ruby Reef
    Rid-Ich + formaldehydeProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen.4.26% (formalin 11.52%), zinc-free chloride salt of malachite green 0.038%Products containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Kordon
    SeaCure Copper Tx copper sulfate Aquarium Systems affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Super Goldfish Disease Eliminator 4 malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Products
    Super Ick Cure 1.9 mg benzaldehyde greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 30 mg nitrofurazone per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Super Ick Cure Powder Pack 3.6 mg malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 60 mg nitrofurazone per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen.


    Helminths (includes flukes)
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Anti-Parasite Medicated Food metronidazole 1.0%, praziquantel 0.5%, levamisole 0.4% Jungle tapeworms and nematodes (internal only -- won't treat flukes)
    Applus+ Anti-fluke Dimethyl, hydroxy and trichloromethyl phosphate [= trichlorfon] Aquarium Products an organophosphate
    Applus+ Aqua-sol copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Aquarisol soluble copper salts Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Clout malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., dimethyl phosphonate [= trichlorfon], metronidazole Aquarium Products contains an organophosphate
    CopperSafe chelated copper sulfate Mardel affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Cupramine buffered, active copper Seachem affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Fish Tapes Dewormer praziquantel Thomas Laboratories tapeworms and flukes
    Fluke Tabs trichlorfon and mebendazole Aquarium Products contains an organophosphate
    General Cure Powder Pack 250 mg metronidazole and 75 mg praziquantel per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals tapeworms and flukes
    Life Bearer dimethyl, hydroxy, trichloromethyl phosphate [= trichlorfon] Aquarium Products an organophosphate
    Medi-Boost copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle tapeworms and flukes
    PraziPro < 5% praziquantel by weight Aquarium Solutions tapeworms and flukes
    Ultra Cure PX (Gel-Tek) praziquantel 0.0057%, flubenol 0.03%, metronidazole 0.3% Aquarium Products tapeworms and nematodes (internal only -- won't treat flukes)

    Internal Protozoans
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Anti-Parasite Medicated Food metronidazole 1.0%, praziquantel 0.5%, levamisole 0.4% Jungle giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Fish Zole 250 mg metronidazole per tablet Thomas Laboratories giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    General Cure Powder Pack 250 mg metronidazole, 75 mg praziquantel per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Hole-N-Head Guard sodium chloride, metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Kick-Ich nitromidazoles Ruby Reef giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Maracyn Plus sulfadimidine, trimethoprim Mardel coccidiosis
    MediKoi ormetoprim, sulfadimethoxine, kanamycin, oxolinic acid
    coccidiosis
    Medi-Gold ormetoprim, sulfadimethoxine, kanamycin, oxolinic acid
    coccidiosis
    Metro + metronidazole Aquarium Solutions giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Metronidazole metronidazole 100% Seachem giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans
    PolyGuard sulfathiazole 75%, malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. 4%, nitrofurantoin 0.25%, 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone [= nitrofurazone] 0.25%, quinacrine dihydrochloride 0.5% Seachem giardia, coccidiosis; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Sulfathiazole sulfathiazole 100% Seachem coccidiosis
    Triple Sulfa 332 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 84 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 84 mg sodium suldacetamide per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals coccidiosis
    Triple Sulfa Powder Pack 664 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 168 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 168 mg sodium sulfacetamide per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals coccidiosis
    Trisulfa Antibiotic Powder 400 mg sodium sulfathiazole, 100 mg sodium sulfamethazine, 100 mg sodium sulfacetamide per packet Mardel coccidiosis
    Ultra Cure BX (Gel Tek) nitrofurazone 0.03%, triple sulfa 0.03% (sulfadiazine, sulfamethazine and sulfamerazine) Aquarium Products coccidiosis; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Ultra Cure PX (Gel-Tek) praziquantel 0.0057%, flubenol 0.03%, metronidazole 0.3% Aquarium Products giardia, hexamita, susceptible sporozoans

    External Protozoans
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Acriflavin trypaflavine 3.84%Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Kordon
    Applus + Anti-Fungus malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., arcilfavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Applus+ Anti-bacteria formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., benzalkonium chloride Aquarium Products affected by hardness
    Applus+ Aqua-sol copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Applus+ Cure Ick malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., arciflavine hydrochlorideProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Aquarium Products
    Aquarisol soluble copper salts Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    CopperSafe chelated copper sulfate. Mardel affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Cupramine buffered, active copper Seachem affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Fish Tonic methylthionine chloride [= methylene blue], acetylsalicylic acid, sodium chloride, sodium potassium bromide, magnesium carbonate, tri-calcium phosphate Bausman Pet
    Formalin formaldehyde 37% Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Products
    Formalin-3 formaldehyde 3% Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Kordon
    Fungus Cure 1.5 mg victoria green bankProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 15 mg neutroflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Fungus Cure Powder Pack 3 mg victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 30 mg acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
    Furan-2 nitrofurazone, furazolidone, methylene blue trihydrate Aquarium Pharmaceuticals furazolidone is a known carcinogen; nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Furanase nifurpirinol Aquarium Products susceptible to photodegradation; data for ich and Chilondella in cold water (55 F)
    Hole-N-Head Guard sodium chloride, metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Ich Attack naphthoquinon 5% Kordon
    Ich Guard II formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    Ich-X formaldehyde <5%Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., methanol <2%, malachite green chloride <0.1%Products containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Solutions
    Ick Clear victoria greenProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Ick Guard triethylene glycol, victoria greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., nitromersol, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle contains organomercury
    Ick Out malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Wardley
    LifeGuard 1-chloro-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-4-imidazolidinon Jungle
    Malachite Green zinc-free, chloride salt of malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Kordon
    Maracide malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., chitosan Mardel
    Maracide Concentrate trisaminomethane, aniline greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Mardel
    Medi-Boost copper sulfate Aquarium Products affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Methylene Blue zinc free, chloride salt of methylene blue Kordon
    ParaGuard aldehyde blend 10%Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen., malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., "fish-protective polymers" Seachem
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle
    Permoxyn potassium permanganate Kordon inactivated by dissolved organics and dechlorinators; CAUTION: strong oxident
    PolyGuard sulfathiazole 75%, malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. 4%, nitrofurantoin 0.25%, 5-nitro-2-furaldehyde semicarbazone [= nitrofurazone] 0.25%, quinacrine dihydrochloride 0.5% Seachem
    Prevent Ich naphthoquinone 5% Kordon
    Quick Cure malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Products
    Rally acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter., aminoacridine, formalinProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen. Ruby Reef
    Rid-Ich + formaldehydeProducts containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen.4.26% (formalin 11.52%), zinc-free chloride salt of malachite green 0.038%Products containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Kordon
    SeaCure Copper Tx copper sulfate Aquarium Systems affected by hardness; use with caution, can be toxic to fish and inverts
    Super Goldfish Disease Eliminator 4 malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen. Aquarium Products
    Super Ick Cure 1.9 mg benzaldehyde green, 30 mg nitrofurazone per capsule Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen
    Super Ick Cure Powder Pack 3.6 mg malachite greenProducts containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen., 60 mg nitrofurazone per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals nitrofurazone is a suspected carcinogen

    Other
    Product Name Ingredients Company Comments
    Anti-Parasite Medicated Food metronidazole 1.0%, praziquantel 0.5%, levamisole 0.4% Jungle GI anti-inflammatory
    Euthanase clove oil Aquarium Products sedation & euthanasia
    Finquel tricaine methanesulfonate Argent sedation & euthanasia; acidic, be sure to buffer solution
    Fish Tonic methylthionine chloride, acetylsalicylic acid, sodium chloride, sodium potassium bromide, magnesium carbonate, tri-calcium phosphate Bausman Pet nitrite poisoning
    Fish Zole 250 mg metronidazole per tablet Thomas Laboratories GI anti-inflammatory
    General Cure Powder Pack 250 mg metronidazole, 75 mg praziquantel per packet Aquarium Pharmaceuticals GI anti-inflammatory
    Hole-N-Head Guard sodium chloride, metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle GI anti-inflammatory
    Kick-Ich nitromidazoles Ruby Reef GI anti-inflammatory
    Methylene Blue zinc free, chloride salt of methylene blue Kordon nitrite poisoning
    Metro + metronidazole Aquarium Solutions GI anti-inflammatory
    Metronidazole metronidazole 100% Seachem GI anti-inflammatory
    Parasite Clear praziquantel, N-[[(N-Chlorophenyl)amino]carbon 1]-2,6-difluorobenzamide [= dimilin], metronidazole, acriflavineProducts that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter. Jungle GI anti-inflammatory
    Stress Therapy passion flower and valerian extracts: tryptophan, chitosan Mardel may reduce stress response, only research in fish is with tryptophan in feed
    Ultra Cure PX (Gel-Tek) praziquantel 0.0057%, flubenol 0.03%, metronidazole 0.3% Aquarium Products GI anti-inflammatory

    Footnotes:

    Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavin, or neutroflavin will kill your plants and your bio-filter.Products that contain acriflavine, trypaflavine, or neutroflavine will kill your plants and your bio-filter.

    Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen.Products containing formalin or formaldehyde will remove oxygen from the water. These products should be dosed during the daytime with increased aeration. Formalin is a known carcinogen.

    Products containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is a known carcinogen.Products containing malachite green, aniline green, benzaldehyde green, or victoria green should not be used by pregnant women, as this chemical can be harmful to fetuses. Malachite green is also a known carcinogen.

    Cheers

    Francis

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    Thank you for posting this, Francis, especially the warnings in bold at the bottom. I didn't know most of those things.

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    Great comprehensive list!

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    good stuff...is this stickied?

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    a lot of people talk about using metro/metronidazole for a lot of fish illnesses. Where exactly does one get it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    a lot of people talk about using metro/metronidazole for a lot of fish illnesses. Where exactly does one get it?
    April has it

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    anyone familiar with and used "MICROLIFT HERBTANA" for treating parasites and ich? what were the results?

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    my fish is turning white looks horrible dont know what it is.. had a few pills of apo 250. Do you know where I can get any more?

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    WOW!! Thanks for this excellent post...

 

 


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