Symptoms of bacterial disease include fin & tail rot, eye cloud, body slime, mouth fungus, blood streaks in fins and body, and open red sores.
There are several bacterial fish remedies aim to help treat your sick fish. API® MELAFIX™ fish remedy treats these symptoms quickly and effectively, and reduces the risk of spreading disease to healthy fish. With the natural active ingredient Melaleuca – tea tree extract – MELAFIX fish remedy repairs fish tissue and fins that are damaged from handling and netting, and is safe for use with even the most delicate fish species. MELAFIX fish remedy will not color the water, stain ornaments, or alter pH, and will not harm aquarium plants.
API FURAN-2™ powder fish remedy, API TRIPLE SULFA™ fish remedy, API FIN & BODY CURE™ fish remedy, and API E.M. ERYTHROMYCIN™ fish remedy are all available in powder form and will also treat a broad spectrum of infections, especially when symptoms include body slime, mouth fungus, open lesions and swelling, bacterial gill disease, and hemorrhagic septicemia (blood spots without sign of skin damage). These products can be used in freshwater aquariums when bacterial diseases are detected, and can be used in conjunction with any API® Ich, fungus, or parasite remedy to help prevent secondary infections.