|*||Herbal aquarium treatment for relief of common protozoan infections|
|*||Strengthens fish slime coat, the first line of defense against parasites|
|*||Natural oils & extracts help maintain aquarium fish in optimum health|
Revolutionary bio-adhesive supplement repairs and strengthens natural fish slime coat for protection against protozoan infections including velvet, trichodina and Ick. Fritz Aquatics Mardel Herbal Treatments Protoshield contains proven, natural oils and extracts combined with patented, film-forming matrix to provide a protective shield around your fish. Fish slime coat acts as the first line of defense for fish against parasitic infections.
Use at the first signs of an infection to help prevent the spread of the parasite to fish in the aquarium. Fritz Aquatics Mardel Herbal Treatments Protoshield is safe for all freshwater and saltwater fish, invertebrates, and plants. Reef safe. 4 oz treats 590 gallons.
Common Protozoan Infections of Fish
- Protozoan Velvet: Tiny yellowish-white spots. Fish shows signs of loss of color, rubbing or scratching against bottom.
- Protozoan Parasites (Trichodina sp.): Fish shows signs of extra mucous, causing a white to bluish haze on the skin. The skin may develop ulcers and the fin may fray. Fish exhibit signs of rapid breathing, flashing and scratching or rubbing on rocks and become lethargic.
- Ick: Small white spots may cover entire body; fish may rub or scratch against bottom.