Medicated Antibiotic Flake

Anti-biotic 1 Flake Food
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Antibiotic I: Designed to primarily stop infections from gram-negative bacteria. We use our Vitamin Flake for the base formula on this flake. The extra vitamins and minerals are important for a fish stressed by bacteria. Feed this food exclusively for 10 days.

Active ingredient: Kanamycin Sulfate. Now contains beta glucan. Kanamycin Sulfate is water soluble, so the 10-second feeding method is a must. We recommend feeding our Prevent & Recover Flake for 1 week after the medicated feeding is discontinued. For ornamental fish use only.


Anti-biotic II Flake Food
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Antibiotic II: To compliment our other antibiotic flake, this one attacks gram-positive bacteria. Since your nitrifying bacteria are also gram-positive, using medicated flake is by far the best way to combat this type of bacteria. Feed this food exclusively for 10 days.

Active ingredient: Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride. Also with beta glucan for immune boosting. Oxytetracycline Hydochloride is water soluble, so the 10-second feeding method is a must (See Article section of Tabs).  We recommend feeding our Prevent & Recover Flake for 1 week after the medicated feeding is discontinued. For ornamental fish use only.

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It is a good idea to get the fish accustomed to our flakes if you haven't been feeding them, before offering the medicated flake. The medication doesn't taste the best and many fish will ignore it, unless they are very accustomed to the base flake. We recommend you get the fish eating either our Freshwater Flake or The Works Flake very well, before attempting to feed the medicated flake. Making it a part of their diet for a couple feedings each week, will give you the best chance of getting your fish to eat the medicated flake vigorously.

Properly treating diseased fish is one of the most difficult things a hobbyist can do. Most bacteria and internal parasites are best treated from inside the fish. Freshwater fish do not drink. They take in water through osmosis, which does not allow medication to enter. Therefore, putting the medication in the water has little effect, unless you're treating for an external parasite or a body fungus. The best route for a hobbyist to take, is to use a medicated food. This gets the medication inside the fish, where it can do its work. We have developed a treatment system that will enable hobbyist to become much more successful at treating their fish.

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Go with the Antibiotic 2. There is no better antibiotic IMO than Oxytetracycline. They have used it in the food fish industry for the last 50 years and it DOES cure columnaris and whatever else bacteria your fish has on hand (i mean it attacks gram - bacteria as well, i promise) Good site!
Matt, Mon Oct 26, 2015
 
I have a deformed goldfish that has been having swim bladder problems and tried this food as a last resort (nothing else was helping her). After 2 days she was doing better,and now after 4 days she can almost swim normally! And my fish LOVE this food. They go nuts every time I feed them now. Great food! Thank you!
Becca, Sat Oct 11, 2014
 
Great stuff and my Discus and other fish eat it as readily, if not more, than any other foods. The Metro and Fenbendazole flakes are a part of my quarantine procedure. Portion sizes are comparable to anything else w/o medication. Good Job!
STUART, Fri Aug 01, 2014
 
Best medicated food on the market! Thanks, you saved my fish.
j B Holiday, Tue Jul 01, 2014
 
It's rare to find a product that lives up it it's hype. I heard tons of great stuff on the net about these medicated flakes. Turns out, it's true. I'm amazed at how well they work - all of them!
M Block, Sun Feb 23, 2014
 
Maybe I got lucky, but my fish went from being very sick to doing great after a week on this antibiotic flake. Very good product!
Wendy Stolz, Thu Aug 22, 2013