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Medi-Koi Medicated Fish Food
 
Treats bacterial and fungal problems
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MelaFix an Antibacterial Fish Treatment

Melafix is an antibacterial remedy for the treatment of koi and goldfish disease.

Bacterial infections have challenged fish health professionals and hobbyists alike. Melafix is an all-natural medication that is an effective anti-bacterial remedy for pond fish.

  • Treats ulcers and open wounds.
  • Rapidly repairs damaged fins.
  • Treats fin rot and tail rot.
  • Use when introducing new fish.
  • Safe for Aquatic plants.
  • Will not affect the biofilter or alter the PH of the pond.
  • 16 oz. bottle treats up to 4800 gallons.

Detailed information about MelaFix® & its use

Purpose and Benefits:
PondCare MelaFix is an all-natural medication derived from the leaves of "Melaleuca", the scientific name for the Tea Tree. MelaFix has powerful antibacterial properties that treat the wound and promote rapid tissue healing. Healing and tissue regeneration in koi and goldfish can usually be seen in the first four days of treatment.

Disease-causing organisms are present in all ponds. Any time a physical abrasion damages fish tissue, bacterial and fungal pathogens seize the opportunity to infect the fish. Shipping, netting, and poor water quality also weaken the fish's immune system, permitting disease problems to occur. Skin and fin abrasions are an unavoidable part of fish keeping. Therefore the potential for disease problems occur with every new fish arrival, whether it is at the hatchery, fish wholesaler, pond shop, or in the pond.

External bacterial infections cause a variety of symptoms including split and ragged fins. In extreme cases the fins erode back to the body. MelaFix promotes regrowth of damaged fin rays and tissue. In test cases where fish had lost all tail and dorsal fins, MelaFix completely restored both fins to their original condition. The fish's eyes may become coated with a whitish slime or protrude from the head. Bacterial infections cause hazy, slimy patches to develop on the body. These patches may develop into red ulcers. "Mouth Fungus" caused by Flavobacterium (formerly Flexibacter), causes mouth tissue to deteriorate. MelaFix heals the wound and restores damaged tissue.

Directions for Use:
Shake well before using. Remove activated carbon and turn off UV and ozone-producing units during treatment period.

For recent wounds, fin damage, and infection: add one teaspoonful (5 ml) of MelaFix for every 50 U.S. gallons (190 L) or 1/4 cupful (60 ml) for every 600 U.S. gallons (2,280 L) of pond water. Repeat dose daily for seven days. Treatment may be continued if necessary.

When treating an advanced or chronic infection: add two teaspoonful (10 ml) of MelaFix for every 50 U.S. gallons (190 L) or ¼ cupful (60 ml) for every 300 U.S. gallons (1,1400 L) of pond water. Repeat dose daily for seven days. Treatment may be continued if necessary.

When adding new fish to the pond, or when catching and handling fish: add one teaspoonful (5 ml) of MelaFix for every 50 U.S. gallons (190 L) or ¼ cupful (60 ml) for every 600 U.S. gallons (2,280 L) of pond water.

Compatibility:
MelaFix can we used with any PondCare water conditioning products including Stress Coat, Ammo-Lock, and Chlorine and Heavy Metal Neutralizer. MelaFix does not interfere with water quality test kits. MelaFix can be used with pond salt and formalin-based anti-parasitic treatments. MelaFix can be used in ornamental ponds, water gardens, aquariums, and fish holding tanks containing goldfish, koi, live plants, snails, tadpoles and frogs. A slight foaming at the water surface may occur during treatment with MelaFix. When exposed to elevated temperatures, MelaFix may turn cloudy in the bottle. This is normal and will not affect the activity of the product.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can MelaFix be used with other medications?
MelaFix has been tested and found compatible with Aquarium Pharmaceuticals medications. Mixing other brands of medications is not recommended.

Is MelaFix harmful to aquatic plants?
MelaFix can be used in ponds containing live plants.

Will MelaFix kill snails?
No.

Can MelaFix be used treat koi and goldfish?
Yes. Melafix has been used for many years for the treatment of external wounds and fin damage in koi and goldfish.

Can I add MelaFix directly to my pond?
Yes. Fish can be treated with MelaFix while in the pond.

Will MelaFix color the water?
No. MelaFix is colorless. Some surface foaming may be seen around fountains and water falls while treating with MelaFix. The foam will disappear after the treatment is complete.

Will MelaFix build up in my pond?
No. MelaFix is made from all natural ingredients, which break down quickly in the pond.

Information from Aquarium Pharmaceuticals,Inc., maker of PondCare™ products.

MelaFix 64 oz

Item Number: FTA015
$42.99 ea.
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