Ich-X SW Water Treatment - Hikari

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Ich-X SW Water Treatment - Hikari

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Treat the infestation of Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans) in your aquarium with Ich-X SW (Saltwater) from Hikari.

  • For use in saltwater tanks

  • Highly effective with a less toxic form of malachite green

  • Treats Ich, Cryptocaryonaisis, Trichodiniasis, Velvet (Gold Dust), Saprolegniasis

  • Excellent when used with PraziPro

  • 16 oz

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Product Questions

Is this reef safe
Question by: Boh on Mar 6, 2014 1:57:00 PM
Hi Boh,
It is NOT reef safe. You want to make sure you treat your fish in a separate tank as it will be toxic to corals and invertebrates.
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Mar 6, 2014 1:57:00 PM
will it affect live rock all i have is live rock live sand and fish
Question by: patrick on Jul 1, 2014 9:32:00 AM
Hi Patrick,
It will. These treatment cannot be done in your display tank, the fish must be removed to another tank. Aside from the fact that it would have detrimental effects on the other critters in your tank (shrimp, microfauna, etc), the chemicals can stay inside the rock, sand, etc so you wouldn't be able to use anything in that tank (and according to some, the tank itself) ever with any corals or other sensitive species (shrimps, etc).
Answer by: Bulk Reef Supply on Jul 1, 2014 9:32:00 AM

Full Details

Marine Ich is usually associated with an environmental triggers like a change in water temperature, high levels of ammonia or low levels of pH. Signs of Ich can be loss of appetite, increased mucous layer and trouble breathing.

Hikari Directions for Use

To treat "ich" disease (ichthyophthiriasis) of freshwater fishes and "marine ich" disease (cryptocaryonaisis) of marine fishes, add one (1) teaspoon (~5 mL) of Ich-X SW to 10 gallons of aquarium water. For Best Results: (1) always treat in a separate quarantine/treatment tank, (2) remove activated carbon from filters and clean or replace mechanical filtration media (do not stop filtration!) (3) make at least 1/3 water change before each addition of Ich-X SW (use Ultimate to condition new water (4) repeat treatments at least every 24 hours, but no more often than every 8 hours, depending upon the course of the disease (refer to the Ich-X SW Product Data Sheet. DO NOT OVERDOSE.

Ingredients: water, formaldehyde (<5%), methanol (<2%), malachite green chloride (<0.1%)


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