Does Pimafix hurt Plecos?
Answer: Ick is a parasite and can’t be cured by Pimafix or Melafix, although they can help prevent secondary bacterial infections. This product won’t hurt your fish, but can’t cure ick. This product won’t hurt your fish, but can’t cure ick.
Will Pimafix hurt healthy fish?
If I add Pimafix or Melafix to the water, will they be affected by that? Comments: This tonic has been known to be quite effective when combined with Melafix. It is safe for use in reef tanks and scaleless fish.
Is Melafix safe for scaleless fish?
Laboratory studies proved that MELAFIX is safe for even the most delicate fish species, including tetras, discus fry and scaleless fish like clown loaches. Treating with MELAFIX will not harm the biological filter in freshwater or saltwater aquariums. MELAFIX is harmless to live aquarium plants.
Is PIMAFIX safe for loaches?
Laboratory studies proved that PIMAFIX is safe for even the most delicate fish species, including tetras, discus fry and scaleless fish like clown loaches. PIMAFIX can be used with all marine fish.
How do I use API PIMAFIX?
PIMAFIX has been formulated to work in combination with MELAFIX to enhance effectiveness against fish diseases. Treats: 5ml treats 40 litres of water Directions: Use the API Dosing Cap on Bottle: Shake Well. Remove activated carbon, if possible. Dose: Add 5ml per 40 litres of aquarium water.
Can I mix Melafix and PIMAFIX?
Yes, using MELAFIX and PIMAFIX together is perfectly safe and is in fact recommended if treating stubborn infections. When using both MELAFIX and PIMAFIX together, use each at the normal recommended dose – there is no need to reduce the dose if using both of them.
Is Pimafix safe for frogs?
What dosage is safe for African Clawed frogs? Some websites say to never treat them with Melafix or Pimafix and other websites say it is perfectly fine.
Are Plecos scaleless fish?
Plecos are very hardy fish, but are are subject to the same diseases as other tropical fish. Because they are a scaleless fish, catfish can be treated with pimafix or melafix but should not be treated with potassium permanganate or copper based medications.
How do you treat with PIMAFIX?
Treats: 5ml treats 40 litres of water Directions: Use the API Dosing Cap on Bottle: Shake Well. Remove activated carbon, if possible. Dose: Add 5ml per 40 litres of aquarium water. Dose daily for 7 days.
Can you use Melafix and primafix on fish?
You’re fine using the primafix and melafix for your tank! Just be careful as those two can be lethal to fish if overdosed. I did so by accident, filling the cap a bit higher than the line) and didn’t realize it made that much of a deal. So make sure you get the dossage as exact as possible.
Can you use Melafix and pimafix on nerites?
Melafix and Pimafix have been well-tested on many species by the snail community, including Nerites. I have used both in tanks that had multiple different Nerite species and know others who have used it successfully on species I haven’t had.
Which is better for Betta’s pimafix or Melafix?
I wouldn’t use melafix, only good on cuts and wounds. Pimafix is good with uk meds with columnaris. But in the states you have excess to better bacterial meds. This site is for betta’s but its an interesting read. Taken from the link.