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Tetra® Aquarium Ick Guard

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Tetra Ick Guard tablets are fast dissolving pre-measured tablets that make caring for your aquarium faster, easier and more convenient. This soothing conditioner quickly clears Ich (Ichthyopthirius Multifiliis) or white spot, on freshwater fish. Ich is usually the result of sudden changes in the aquarium water or stress. Left untreated, Ich spreads rapidly and is usually fatal. Special ingredients have been added to protect fish against secondary infections.

Features:

  • Clears Ich fast
  • Protects against secondary infections
  • No need to raise water temperature

    Intended For: Aquariums
    Includes: 8 Tablets
    Health Consideration: Ick (or white spot)
    Total Weight: 1.38 oz (39 g)

  • Tetra® Aquarium Ick Guard
    5.48 New Available
    Tetra® Aquarium Ick Guard is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 19.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Directions? But so far its working! We're using this product now to cure some guppies and a platy of white spot. Firstly I'm reading a lot of comments about the vague directions. Really they are vague, but underneath in the "note" section it clears things up. Tetra you should just include everything from the "note" section in the "directions". It would clear a lot of confusion. Secondly I'm reading a lot of people are over dosing their fish, one tablet is way too much if you have a tank smaller than 10 gallons, should use a liquid medication you can actually measure out in precision if you have a smaller tank. We Used a whole pack to treat the tank and so far only one fatality (missed diagnosing him early, lesson learned quarantine is necessary). Dissolved into 1.5 liters of tank water and slowly added to the tank, pouring into separate areas of the tank too to allow better diffusion. Our platy is already looking better after 1st treatment, on to the second. hoping we didn't catch this to late!
    Date published: 2017-08-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Work quickly, but Dye resides for how long? I have a 4 inch Albino Oscar who is very strong and aggressive. After buying a new plant and putting it in the tank, she got ich. It was hard to tell how bad it was since the white spot was barely visible. Once I got the Ich Guard, I dissolved it separately, and put it into the tank. The blue dye was extremely strong in her 10 gallon tank. It took a long time for it to fade within the 24 hour period. It took two days for all the ich to disappear, but the blue dye is imbedded in the silicone. It appears to have treated the ich fully, but I'm not sure if I need to do an entire tank change now or if the rest of the dye will fade away safely with time. She is just as active, but she isn't navigating as well as she normally would; it also imbedded in some decorations.
    Date published: 2017-03-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ick guard tablets My crown tail betta Oscar had a bad case of ick.....he was really sick....3 days ago......yesterday most of the ick was off him....he was tired but flaring at himself...then laying on his leaf....he never quit eating....today all is gone he is back to his normal self.....I have had him 2weeks...poor baby....thank you...saved his life....
    Date published: 2017-02-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works but stains My 20 gallon aquarium got ick so I got this product. It turns your water blue, and it dyed my silicone and airline blue,too. But it cured my ick problem!!!!
    Date published: 2014-10-16
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Less is more I bought this ick guard from a local store when I first noticed ick starting on a couple of my Cherry Barbs, relatively affordable and got rid of the problem in about 2 days (1 tablet each day) in my 10 gallon tank. But, and this is a big "but" it killed all of them. I followed the instructions carefully and did a 30-40% water change before adding the second tablet. When I got home from work on the second day, I found 1 barb dead, and the rest on their way out, I did a 90% water change and returned my filter to the tank to try and save them. Although this ick guard worked fast, I recommend using just half a tablet in smaller tanks with smaller fish.
    Date published: 2017-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am very impressed I tried this on my.severums witch were covered by ich. The next morning that were almost gone and I could tell that were feeling much better and were hungry. I have been a aquarist for over 40 years. And I have never seen ich treatment work so fast.
    Date published: 2015-12-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saved My Children's Life! So my first group of kids died because of Ich and i bought the medicine too late and i was discouraged, until my best friend surprised me with my new children! i check up on them everyday and they were doing great until 2 days ago i wake up and there was thick white spots all over them! My purple Glofish Tetra was the worst! Bro! Thank goodness i had Ich guard from the first time, i put it in right away and uped the temp too 85F and literally in a few hours i would say 4, most of the spots where gone and you can tell my babies where feeling better! Not even half a day and they are cured! Like Honestly Thank You!
    Date published: 2015-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must Have For Betta! Works great for ich and fin rot! Very easy and little mess.** I would keep this on hand at all times. ** Yes, it will stain tank toys or other acrylic features blue, but it clearly states that on the label. Just take them out for the time of treatment; you usually shouldn't leave them soaking in medicines anyways.
    Date published: 2015-07-18
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    Will this product harm the live plants in the aquarium?

    Asked by: nttk
    Possibly. It would be best to set up a quarantine tank for the fish.
    Answered by: TetraFish Expert
    Date published: 2018-01-05

    my 4 mollies have ich but i have a catfish, pleco and 2 bala sharks in the tank should i remove them befor treating the tank and mollies? Also i have baby mollies in the tank 7 days old in a breeding net is it safe for me to treat it with them in the tank

    Asked by: fierfairy42
    Remove the sick mollies and place them in a quarantine tank for treatment. Water should be warm, around 82 degrees (gradually raise it), and pH should be around 8.0. Do a half dose since you have youngsters in the tank.
    Answered by: TetraFish Expert
    Date published: 2018-01-05

    How many tablets should I add to my 75 gallon aquarium?

    Asked by: Cowfish0513
    One tablet per 10 gallons, so 7 tablets is fine, since your gravel and decor disperse some of the water.
    Answered by: TetraFish Expert
    Date published: 2017-12-06

    Can it be used on snails, plants and a bristlenose pleco

    Asked by: Chri
    Not on snails or plants, but the pleco, yes.
    Answered by: TetraFish Expert
    Date published: 2017-10-04
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