Is Maracyn safe for fish?
Yes. Maracyn® targets gram-positive bacteria and Maracyn® 2 targets mostly gram-negative bacteria. They may be used in conjunction with one another. However, in doing so, the balance of beneficial bacteria in your aquarium, including nitrifying bacteria to remove ammonia and nitrite will be adversely impacted.
What is the active ingredient in Maracyn 2?
Net Contents: 8-0.021 oz. (0.6 g) Powder Packets, 24-0.21 oz. (0.6 g) Powder Packets, or 280 g Bottles….Maracyn Two.
|Active Ingredient/Active Moiety|
|Ingredient Name||Basis of Strength||Strength|
|MINOCYCLINE (UNII: FYY3R43WGO) (MINOCYCLINE – UNII:FYY3R43WGO)||MINOCYCLINE||10 mg in 0.6 g|
What is the difference between Maracyn and Maracyn 2?
Maracyn contains erythromycin and works for gram positive bacterial infections. Maracyn 2 contains minocycline and works for gram positive AND gram negative bacterial infections.
Can you use Maracyn Oxy and Coppersafe together?
Consult a veterinarian or fish expert for assistance in diagnosis of disease causing organisms and treatment options. If you are unsure of the specific infection, Maracyn® Oxy may be used concurrently with Coppersafe®, Maracyn® or Maracyn® Two.
Does Maracyn make water cloudy?
Note: Maracyn can cause water to appear cloudy or to have floating particles. DIRECTIONS: One complete course of treatment will take 5 days. Treat for the full course of treatment even if visible signes of infection or illness disappear.
Can I use Maracyn Oxy and Coppersafe together?
If you are unsure of the specific infection, Maracyn® Oxy may be used concurrently with Coppersafe®, Maracyn® or Maracyn® Two. Fritz Maracyn® Oxy is not a toxic material but certain people may have a reaction. Use the following antidotes: External antidote: Flood skin with plenty of water.
Is fin rot Gram positive or negative?
Bacterial diseases caused by gram-negative bacteria that are typically more limited to the skin include columnaris disease and fin rot.
What kind of infections can Fritz maracyn oxy treat?
Fritz Maracyn® Oxy has also been shown to be effective against some gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial infections. Fritz Maracyn® Oxy successfully controls true fungal infections caused by Saprolegnia, Ichthyosporidium, egg fungus and related species, and some common bacterial infections, such as fin and tail rot.
Can You overdose on maracyn Oxy in an aquarium?
Maracyn® Oxy does not inhibit nitrifying bacteria, and will not impact the biofilter. Overdosed? Neutralize the medication by using an aquarium dechlorinator, such as FritzGuard®, Fritz A.C.C.R. or Fritz Complete.
Can you use maracyn Oxy with coppersafe?
If you are unsure of the specific infection, Maracyn® Oxy may be used concurrently with Coppersafe®, Maracyn® or Maracyn® Two. Fritz Maracyn® Oxy is not a toxic material but certain people may have a reaction. Use the following antidotes:
How often should you use Mardel maracyn for an infection?
All suspected infections should be treated immediately. Use 2.5 mL (1/2 capful) per 10 gallons of water. For smaller tanks, use 5 drops per gallon. Repeat daily as needed for up to 5 days. Day 6: If symptoms are still present, a repeat course of treatment will not be effective.