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Tetra Ick Guard Fast Remedy Ick Treatment, 8 count

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Description

Clear ick quickly from your freshwater fish with Tetra Ick Guard Fast Remedy Ick Treatment. Ick is caused by a parasite that burrow into the fish's skin that can become infected. It is spread by introducing infected fish into the aquarium. Tetra Ick Guard Fast Remedy Ick Treatment is a soothing conditioner that quickly clears ick. It comes in easy-to-use, fast-dissolving tablets that protect against secondary infection with the need to raise water temperature.

Key Benefits
  • Removes parasites that cause ick fast
  • With soothing conditioner for fish's damaged skin
  • Protects against secondary infections
  • Comes in easy-to-use fizz tabs
  • Treats up to 80 gallons and there is no need to raise water temperature
Precautions

Use only as directed. Do not overdose. May stain silicone sealant. Keep out of reach of children.

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  • Item Number
    98314
  • Aquarium Type
    Freshwater
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater
  • Product Form
    Liquid
Instructions

Add one tablet to each ten gallons (40L) of aquarium water.

NOTE: For aquariums 40 gallons or larger, and for soft water and/or acid water with low alkalinity, dissolve tablets before adding to aquarium. Use Tetra test strips to monitor pH and alkalinity levels. Use half strength for scaleless or sensitive fish. There is no need to raise the water temperature. Remove carbon from filter during use. If ick persists, treat every 24 hours until it clears. Change 25% of the water before adding any new dose, add Tetra Aquasafe to all tap water.

Rating: 3.3 of 5 stars 12 Reviews 12 Reviews 3.3 out of 5 Stars

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    This will kill your fish!

    By Andy on Jan 18, 2021

    Have a stable 6 year old tank with 2 Golden Gourami (3 years). Added 3 new fish and one of them brought ICK. 5 days in and the spot were visible on the first fish. Picked up these garbage tablets and added 3 to my 30 gallon tank same day I noticed the spots. Next day I have one dead fish (not the one with spots), all my fish look pale, act lethargic and the ICK had spread to all the fish! I did a 30% water change and dosed again after 24 hours. Next morning 2 more dead fish and day 3 one of my Gourami are dead!!! Not happy is an understatement..... if you like dead fish go ahead.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Fast

    By Bren on Apr 27, 2021

    Works as described. Fast and stress free. Great for treatment or as a preventative when adding new fish!

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    not very happy

    By Chichi on Nov 23, 2020

    Used these in my 30gal tank did everything the box and what I watched on videos and woke up in the morning to 11 died fish in my tank changed the water and in the past 3 days have lost 6 more fish I would not use these tablets again or recommend them to anyone

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    crappy product

    By Tyler on Jan 11, 2021

    Don’t even waste the money. Wish I had read the reviews like you are. Smart thinkin

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Waste of Money

    By tbird on May 19, 2020

    I used this according to the directions. Took out the filter (charcoal) and cleaned as described. Didn't do anything but stain my tank and heater. All my fish died from ick except one. I didn't want to give up and used the whole box and didn't work. Switched to API super ick and that seemed to help my last survivor. Don't buy if you want to keep your fish.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Worked great as described on packaging

    By Bell on Mar 20, 2020

    Worked great. In less then 1 week ick was gone. Needed to use described 1/2 dose because of scaleless fish. Still worked, didn't harm sensitive fish when used properly with water changes. Very happy

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    ick treatment for fish

    By Linda on Apr 14, 2020

    I have used this product before -- effective, easy.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    terrible it ruined my fish tank!!!

    By willy on Oct 31, 2019

    Terrible it’s ruined all my decor a sealant and didn’t even work

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Saved my Betta’s life

    By Jordan on Jun 3, 2019

    I have a 10 gallon, heavily planted tank that contains just one Betta. When I came home from a five day vacation, I was horrified to see my Betta was COVERED in Ich. I rushed to get him medicine after turning the heat in his tank to 86 degrees. I liked that this medicine was in tablet form as it prevents overdosing. I waited until the next day to put in a tablet as the heat being turned up speeds up Ich’s lifecycle. After dosing the tank, ten hours later my Betta only had a few spots left on him. I did a 25% water change two days later and pre-soaked half a dose into his clean water and poured it in the tank. I waited two more days and did a 50% water change and added a pre-soaked full dose I have a 10 gallon, heavily planted tank that contains just one Betta. When I came home from a five day vacation, I was horrified to see my Betta was COVERED in Ich. I rushed to get him medicine after turning the heat in his tank to 86 degrees. I liked that this medicine was in tablet form as it prevents overdosing. I waited until the next day to put in a tablet as the heat being turned up speeds up Ich’s lifecycle. After dosing the tank, ten hours later my Betta only had a few spots left on him. I did a 25% water change two days later and pre-soaked half a dose into his clean water and poured it in the tank. I waited two more days and did a 50% water change and added a pre-soaked full dose into his clean water and poured it in the tank. Another two days later, I did another 50% water change, put in a new carbon filter and put in normal conditioned water back into the tank. His spots were completely gone after the first dose and the half dose, but I wanted to be completely sure I got everything by adding in the extra third dose. (Ich can live unseen within the tank, even after the spots are cleared from the fish.) During a week, I used a total of 2.5 doses with four water changes. During my Betta’s “recovery week,” I left the heat at 84 degrees and treated the water with Melafix. While my Betta was sick, his fins and tails were practically destroyed by the sickness and I added in his Melafix treatment to help him heal. (And to eliminate fin rot if that was potentially developed due to his weakened immune system.) I can say the directions are vague as far as re-dosing goes. It did not say if it was safe to re-dose everyday, or if a water change was needed for it to be safe, etc. That’s why I waited 48 hours in between doses and made the second dose not as strong. You must do a 25% water change in between doses or else you will overdose the tank. My Betta was extremely lethargic during the treatment. He disappeared for hours and slept a lot. I thought it was the end for him as I figured I caught the Ich too late. On day five of the treatment he was back to his normal self. Overall, I can say this: the plants were not harmed after 2.5 doses. The medicine was incredibly fast acting. It stains items blue UNLESS you pre-soak the tablet and pour the treated water into the tank. Do as many water changes as possible during the treatment so you can vacuum up any Ich lingering in the gravel. It has been exactly 13 days since I first spotted the Ich, and five days since I stopped the Ick Guard treatment and there are no signs of it coming back. There is still a chance it could happen, but as of now we are in the clear and it is looking hopeful. This stuff saved my Betta’s life. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works well

    By Grracer11 on Jan 4, 2018

    Works well cleaned the tank completely as far as i can tell. Have no complaints at this time.

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