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Aquarium Pharmaceuticals
(Mars Fish Care)
Aquarium & Pond Disease Treatments and Medication;

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Pimafix, and 32 oz Pond Pimafix
Melafix and 32 oz. Pond Melafix
Barley Clear for Ponds
Nitrofurazone (Furan 2 Pro Series)
Triple Sulfa
General Cure (Metronidazole & Praziquantel)
Fungus Cure (Acriflavin)

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, Mars Fish Care Aquarium Treatments, Medications

API (Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Inc. is now part of the Mars Fish Care Family) has been helping aquarists and pond keepers take good care of ornamental Aquarium & Pond fish for over 40 years with unique products such as Melafix, Pimafix and the new API Pro series of antibiotic powder packets such as Erythroymycin, Furan 2, & Triple Sulfa, as well as old standby products such as Fungus Cure

We have been using and testing API Medications professionally for years only selling the products from API that we know work best.
We also have copious amounts of researched information to back up our recommendation;
Why purchase anywhere else to save a couple dimes when here at AAP you will get the CORRECT information AND the product still at a low price?

Pimafix, aquarium fungus treatment, gram negative anti-bacterial Aquarium Pharmaceuticals;
PIMAFIX 16 oz. only $9.99
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Treats 946 gallons!

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*All Natural! Extracted from West India Bay Leaves
*Rapidly treats fungal infections on body and fins.
*Shown to be effective for the treatment of Flexbacter (columnaris).
*Safe for delicate fresh and saltwater fish.
*Can be used with Melafix or Regular wonder shells (non medicated)
*Safe for Plants

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Also available, POND PIMAFIX; 64 oz. $39.99 Jump to Shopping Cart

*Treats 9,600 gallons

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Aquarium Melafix, heals fish wounds, torn fins, ulcers 16 oz MELAFIX- $9.99 Jump to Shopping Cart

Treats 946 Gallons

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*Extracted from tea leaves.
*Rapidly repairs damaged fins, ulcers, and open wounds.
*Promotes re-growth of damaged tissue and fins.
*Safe for Plants
*For use with Pencil Fish, Labyrinth Fish (Bettas, Gouramis) proper mineralization & KH is a must (a KH of at least 50 ppm along with a positive GH)

Pond Melafix organic pond treatment, repairs fish injuries

POND MELAFIX; 64 oz.- $39.99 Jump to Shopping Cart
*Treats 19,000 gallons

API Barely Clear Natural Pond Conditioner, Clarifier 16 oz API PONDCARE BARLEY CLEAR - $15.99 Jump to Shopping Cart

Treats 4,000 Gallons

Limit THREE per order

* Barley Clear is a highly concentrated suspension of natural barley and peat plus natural activators.
* Phenolic compounds found in the Barley naturally clears the pond
* Barley Clear is also helps maintain the natural carbon balance, which stabilizes water quality and maintains clear water.
* The natural properties of peat contained in Barley Clear buffer the pH for a more stable pond environment.
*TURN OFF UV Sterilizers for 12 to 24 hours after adding this product.

Furan 2 Aquarium Nitrofurazone, gram negative, & anaerobic gram positive anti-bacterialAquarium Furan 2, Nitrofurazone Diagnostic ChartAPI Pro Series; FURAN- 2 (Nitrofurazone)- $6.19

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(Furan 2 in capsules is no longer available)

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*10 powder packets for 10 gallons each
* Effective against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram negative bacterial diseases of aquarium fish, including; Furunculosis (Aeromonas), Dropsy, Gill Disease, Fin and Tail Rot, Hemorrhagic Septicemia, Eye Cloud, Black Molly Disease.
CONTAINS 10 Powder Packets (Treats 100 Gallons)

*Can be combined with Kanaplex to make an even more wide spectrum treatment, especially for difficult cases of Columnaris or Aeromonas. This duplicates the popular Aquatronics product “Spectrogram” that is no longer available.
*Can be combined with Kanaplex & Metronidazole for parasitic, fungal, & bacterial infections; this duplicates the popular Aquatronics product “Paragon 2” that is no longer available.

*Another useful combination treatment for un-diagnosable fish diseases and fish die-offs is the use of Furan 2 at full strength along with the Medicated Wonder Shell. The Medicated Wonder Shell also has other wide spectrum ingredients for many external parasitic, some internal parasitic, fungal/Saprolegnia and some bacterial problems. As well the product adds essential mineral Cations that ALL fish need for osmoregulation and improved fish immunity.
So when the Medicated Wonder Shell is combined with Furan 2 which has more anti-bacterial potential, you get a good wide spectrum treatment that along with correcting any water parameters or other issues can help when other remedies fail.

*USE: Remove carbon, Purigen, etc., Treat one packet per 10 gallons net water. Treat again in 24 hours. After another 24 hours change 25% of the water and treat once again followed by another treatment 24 hours later again. A total of FOUR treatments followed at the end with another 25% water change.
If used with Kanaplex (Kanamycin), treat as previously directed while treating Kanaplex ever 48 hours for 3 doses.

Furan-2 bulk 850 gramALSO AVAILABLE:
API FURAN-2 BULK CANISTER 850 gram #04017070 by AAP- $99.99

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*Treats 3270 us gallons (12,375L)
*Directions for Bulk Use: For each 20 gallons (75 L) of water add 1 scoop (1 tsp.). For larger systems, for each 240 gallons (908 L) of water add 12 scoops (4 Tbsp.), or for each 960 gallons (3,634 L) of water add one cup. Repeat dose after 24 hours. Repeat this treatment a second time for a total of 4 treatments. Wait another 24 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water and add AAP BIO-CHEM ZORB or fresh activated carbon.

API Mars Fish Care ErythromycinAquarium Erythromycin Diagnostic ChartAPI Pro Series; ERYTHROMYCIN -$9.29

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*10 powder packets for 10 gallons each
*Premium aerobic gram positive bacterial treatment for bacterium such as Streptococcus infections in fish
*For many eye infections
*Some causes of pop-eye
*Bacterial gill disease

API Aquarium Triple SulfaAquarium Triple Sulfa Diagnostic Chart API Pro Series; TRIPLE SULFA- $8.99

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*10 powder packets for 10 gallons each
* Anti-bacterial medication- Controls a wide range of pathogenic bacterial infections
* Hemorrhagic Septicemia
* Mouth Fungus
* Body Slime & Eye Cloud
* Bacterial Gill disease
* Fin & Tail rot
* Excellent for secondary infections as a result of Ich Infestations; can be combined with ParaGuard or Quick Cure
* Sometimes effective when other often first choice gram negative treatments (such as Kanamycin) fail. Also effective with many Ich treatments (such as ParaGuard) to render these safer for sensitive fish such as a Clown Loach
* Contains; Sodium Sulfathiazole, Sodium Sulfamethazine, Sodium Sulfacetamide
*Contains 10 packets, which each treat 10 gallons

API Mars Fish Care Tetracycline HydrochlorideAquarium Tetracycline Diagnostic Chart API Pro Series; TETRACYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE- $8.99

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*10 powder packets for 10 gallons each
*Alternative treatment for Erythromycin, especially for Streptococcus infections in fish (not to be combined with Erythromycin).
*Effective for SOME causes of diseases such as bacterial tail rot, cotton mouth fungus and gill disease.
*Primarily gram positive, however Tetracycline has some wide spectrum gram negative use as well.
*Tetracycline will cause a slight brown discoloration & foam of water which can be removed with activated carbon.

API Mars Fish Care General Cure, Metronidazole, PraziquantelAquarium General Cure Diagnostic Chart API Pro Series; GENERAL CURE PACKETS by AAP- $8.99
Parasite Treatment

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*10 powder packets for 10 gallons each
*Alternative treatment for Clout, with less fish stress (especially for delicate fish), although not quite as strong
*General Cure Anti-Parasitic Fish Medication treats a wide variety of parasitic diseases including; Parasitic causes of hole-in-the-head disease (Hexamita), Gill & skin flukes (Dactylogyrus spp. & Gyrodactylus spp.), & some cases of Anchor Worm, Fish Lice, Planaria (Clout is generally more effective for Anchor Worms, Lice, & Planaria),
*Contains Metronidazole & Praziquantel
*For Both Freshwater & Saltwater
*Will not discolor water. Safe for use with live plants

General Cure can be used as a medicated fish food soak by using 1/2 a packet for an average 60 gallon bio load medicated fish preparation. Fish food should be soaked for 15 minutes
After soak, pour entire contents into aquarium.
(Additional medication can be added for a full tank treatment; for example with a 30 gallon aquarium, use 1/2 packet in the food soak and use the other half plus two more packets in the aquarium.)

Aquarium General Cure bulk 850 gramALSO AVAILABLE:

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*Treats 3270 us gallons (12,375L)
*Directions for Bulk Use: For each 20 gallons (75 L) of water add 1 scoop (1 tsp.). For larger systems, for each 240 gallons (908 L) of water add 12 scoops (4 Tbsp.), or for each 960 gallons (3,634 L) of water add one cup. Repeat dose after 48 hours. Wait another 48 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water and add AAP BIO-CHEM ZORB or fresh activated carbon.

API Aquarium Fungus treatment, Acriflavin, NeutroflavinFUNGUS CURE POWDER; 10 powder packets- $6.39

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*Contains 3 mg of Victoria Green and 30 mg of Acriflavin per packet (Acriflavin is an effective anti-fungal)
*Works quickly to rid freshwater fish of fungal infections including; eye and mouth fungus and fin rot.
*Excellent for use as a direct swab (when
dissolved in a small amount of water) or at double dose in baths
*Treats 100 gallons (380 L)
*Directions; Remove activated carbon and add packet per 10 US gallons repeat dose after 48 hours

API Aquarium Pond Fungus, Saprolegnia treatment, Acriflavin, Neutroflavin

FUNGUS CURE POWDER POND; 850 grams- $89.99

*Treats 3270 gallons
*For ponds, large aquarium systems, Saprolegnia baths
*Excellent for use in tub baths for large fish such as Koi

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Aquarium Medications, How to Use

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The Pimenta extract composition and treatment of this invention are effective for a broad range of bacterial and fungal diseases that typically afflict fish and other aquatic animals. Fish diseases that may be treated in accordance with this invention include bacterial fish diseases, such as fin and tail rot, mouth fungus (often caused by the bacterium Flavobacterium columnaris); fungal fish diseases (such as those caused by microorganisms of the genera Saprolegnia and Achyle) and the like. Many fish diseases, it should be noted, are caused by different bacterial or fungal pathogens that often exhibit similar symptoms, so identification of a specific bacterial or fungal pathogen is not usually possible from mere visual inspection of the symptoms on the fish. Since the Pimenta extract treatment of this invention appears to have broad-spectrum effectiveness against many diseases affecting fish and other aquatic animals, precise identification of specific bacterial or fungal pathogens causing the disease is not usually necessary.
The Pimenta extract composition and treatment of this invention also enhance skin and tissue healing and promote such healing in injured fish or other aquatic animals. Common fish injuries include those resulting from netting, handling or confinement in closed or crowded environments, like shipping containers or holding tanks, in particular, injuries, such as wounds, lacerations, bites from other fish or animals, abrasions, scrapes, bums and other similar damage to skin or other tissues.
The Pimenta extract treatment and composition of this invention are remarkably effective in curing such difficult-to-treat fish diseases, like ragged fins and bacterial dropsy (early stages).
The Pimenta extract composition and treatment method of this invention may also be used as a prophylactic or hygienic treatment, to prevent disease-susceptible fish or other aquatic animals from becoming afflicted, or for immediately treating injury-susceptible fish or other aquatic animals when they become injured. As with all medicaments, continuous long-term treatment is not generally recommended, since it creates the risk of developing resistant strains of pathogenic microorganisms that may not be able to be successfully controlled with the medicament.


If you have a UV Sterilizer/Clarifier for aquarium disease prevention, changing your UV Lamp once every six months is suggested for optimum performance.
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