Quick Answer: What Does Pimafix Cure?

What is Pimafix good for?

API PIMAFIX fish remedy rapidly treats cottony growth, mouth, body fungus, and the reddening of the fins and body, in addition to both internal and external bacterial infections..

What can I use for fin rot?

Use antibiotics if the rotting is jagged. Use antifungal medication if the rot is more evenly spread out and the fin has holes. This may also be a symptom of an external columnaris infection, especially if it progresses rapidly (within 24 hours) and the rotted edge has a white, fuzzy appearance.

Can you cure dropsy?

Treatment. The infection causing dropsy is not easily cured. Some experts recommend that all affected fish be euthanized to prevent the spread of the infection to healthy fish.

How long does Fin Rot take to heal?

4-5 daysThis depends on how bad the problem is to start with. By using King British Fin Rot & Fungus Control there should be an improvement in 4-5 days. Due to fish having open wounds it is very important to keep water quality pristine, to prevent secondary infection taking place.

Is ICH fungal or bacterial?

Ich is a ciliate parasite that has three developmental stages, a parasitic trophont, a reproductive tomont, and an infective theront. The parasitic trophont lives completely within the host fish, causing tissue damage and leading to the host’s death.

What is in API General Cure?

Active Ingredients: 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon. Active Ingredients: 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon. Directions for Use: For best results, remove activated carbon or filter cartridge from filter and continue aeration.

What is in API fungus cure?

API FUNGUS CURE Freshwater Fish Powder Medication is formulated with hydrochloride to quickly control contagious fungus and help prevent the growth of fungus on fish eggs prior to hatching. This medication will cause a slight discoloration of water which can be easily removed by using activated carbon in the filter.

Is Pimafix safe?

PIMAFIX has been tested and found to be safe in reef aquariums containing invertebrates, such as live corals and anemones. Treating with PIMAFIX will not harm the biological filter in freshwater or saltwater aquariums or ponds. PIMAFIX is harmless to live aquarium plants.

Is Pimafix safe for all fish?

Is Pimafix safe for my aquarium fish and plants? Pimafix claims to be a natural mix of Pimenta racemosa extract but that doesn’t mean it is 100% safe. Different adverse symptoms can occur in some individuals, some of them leading to death.

How does salt cure fish fungus?

When treating external parasites, a dip is the method of choice. Place four teaspoons of salt in a clean bucket, then slowly add one gallon of water from the aquarium, while swirling the bucket to dissolve the salt. Once the salt is completely dissolved, place the fish in this bucket for five to 30 minutes.

Is Pimafix safe for shrimp?

PIMAFIX will not adversely affect the biological filter, alter the pH, or discolor water. Safe for reef aquariums and live plants. For use in fresh or salt water.

Can overfeeding cause dropsy?

Obviously overfeeding and leaving uneaten food in the water can lead to foul water, which can lead to Dropsy.

How do I use 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.

Can you mix Melafix with ICH treatment?

Yes, this combination is in fact recommended if treating stubborn infections. Use each fish remedy at the recommended dose. There is no need to reduce the dose when using both of them.

Can Fin rot cure itself?

Once the root cause is corrected, antibiotics will usually cure the disease itself. Treatment with a drug that is effective against gram-negative organisms is recommended. Consult with a veterinarian who treats fish (there are many Certified Aquatic Veterinarians now) to get the appropriate antibiotics for your fish.

Does Pimafix treat fin rot?

For fungal conditions, if you use Pimafix as a first defense, it will help reduce and often reverse cottony looking fungal conditions and general body or fin reddening.

Will Pimafix cure dropsy?

Pimafix can treat some internal bacterial infections such as dropsy.

How much is a gallon of Pimafix?

How much of the Pimafix should I use per day for a one gallon tank? Answer: It would 10 drops per gallon.

Does dropsy kill fish?

Unfortunately, dropsy is a condition which is often fatal in fish and it can be caused by many different things. The key to preventing dropsy is to keep your aquarium clean and as stress-free for your fish as possible. If your fish should happen to contract dropsy, take action as soon as possible to treat the disease.