API® Super Ick Cure® 1.25 fl oz
Ich, a protozoan parasite, also known as white spot disease, is caused by the external parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. This microscopic parasite has a multi-staged life cycle and is invisible during its theront stage. Theronts burrow into gill and skin tissue causing severe electrolyte loss and gill damage and promoting secondary bacterial and/or fungal infections. Early symptoms of this infection in fish include darting in the aquarium and scratching against the gravel and ornaments. Fish exhibit labored breathing and may remain at the water’s surface, near filters and aeration devices. White spots may or may not be visible on fish. SUPER ICK CURE kills the Ick parasite, usually within 24 hours and is safe for use in freshwater and saltwater aquariums.
- Treats “ICH” (white spots)
- Treats Cryptocaryon and other highly contagious parasitic diseases
- Adds slime coat for added protection
Available in 1.25 fl oz (37ml) - treats up to 37 U.S. gallons (140 L)
CAUTION: Some scaleless fish are sensitive to this medication; therefore, treat at ½ the normal dose. Some saltwater invertebrates, such as corals, may be sensitive to this product, so it is not recommended for reef aquariums.
To view a chart to help diagnose this and other fish diseases, click here.