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Microbe-Lift Metronidazole Powder (3.5 oz)

Item Number: METRO3.5
Regular Price: $8.99Sale Price: $6.69
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For the treatment of certain protozoan-caused diseases of fresh water and marine aquarium fish. It is primarily indicated for the control of diseases caused by Hexamita and Spironucleus (the suspected causative agents of "hole-in-the-head" and "head-and-lateral-line-erosion" syndromes in fish). A secondary use for MICROBE-LIFT/Metronidazole is for the control and treatment of ichthyophthiriasis ("ich").

  • Hole-in-the-Head disease
  • Head-and-Lateral-Line disease
  • Treatment of "ich"

    When used as directed MICROBE-LIFT/Metronidazole will not harm biological filtration.

    Ingredients: Metronidazole, synthetic polymers and an inert carrier.

    Use 1 capful of MICROBE-LIFT/Metronidazole per 10 gallons (38 L) of water to produce a concentration of 5 mg/L of MICROBE-LIFT/Metronidazole. Partial water changes must be made prior to the beginning of treatment and every 24 hours thereafter, followed by retreatment. Continue the treatment for 5-7 days, but if improvement is not noted within 3 days, discontinue treatment and consider alternative treatment.

    Cautions & Contraindications Do not use with permanganate-based treatments. Do not use with any other medications or treatments.

    Not recommended for use with invertebrates


  • Avoid skin and eye contact
  • Avoid breathing powder or dust. Use in an area with minimal air movement to prevent blowing of powder or dust
  • In case of eye contact immediately flush with water for at least 15 minutes
  • In case of skin contact wash with a mild soap or detergent and water
  • If swallowed, call a physician or poison control center

    California Warning: This product contains detectable amounts of a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects of other reproductive harm.

    This product is intended for use with all ornamental aquarium fish. Not for use with fish intended for human consumption. This is not an economic poison and is not intended for use as such.
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    5.00 rating based on 1 review
    It works and it's worth it! by Tay from Boston, MA04/25/2012

    I was searching around the internet for a while, looking for a product of Metronidazole that did not cost 40$. I only needed a small amount for my betta fish and these other products were for ten gallon tanks! So I searched around and found this site. The product is appropriately priced and works perfectly. My fish is alive and healthy thanks to this product. And if it ever happens again I have plenty to treat her with!


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