A highly effective and safe treatment for Hole-in-the-Head and Head and Lateral Line Erosion, Metro+ Medication targets infected areas and replenishes the natural slime coat to speed recovery. Active ingredient: Metronidazole. Medication may be used as a bath or as an additive to food for internal treatment.
Specifications Package Size 3 1/2 OZ.
Treats Up To 100 GALLONS
Type Of Disease HEAD AND LATERAL LINE DISEASES
Aquarium Type FRESH, SALT AND POND
Instructions As a bath: As a bath treatment for external metronidazole-susceptible, microbial diseases of marine and freshwater aquarium and pond fishes (e.g. hole-in-the-head and lateral line), use 1 capful (~9.7g) per 10 gallons of water. A partial or complete water change should be made just prior to beginning treatment and every 24 hours thereafter, followed by re-treatment. Any water used should first be conditioned with a water conditioner to remove ammonia, chlorine and chloramines. Repeat the treatment every 24 hours for 5 to 7 days or until mortalities cease or healing of leasions occurs. If improvement is not noted within three (3) days, discontinue treatment and consider other therapy.
Oral treatment for fish: For systemic (internal) infections, Metro+ can be fed mixed with fish food.
Ingredients Metronidazole (2-methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol) (active ingredient); sodium cloride, synthetic polymers and a chelating agent.