Fritz Aquatics

Coppersafe External Parasite Fish Treatment

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Fritz Coppersafe is a safe, stable, non-staining chelated copper concentrate for treatment of infections of Ich, flukes (Gyrodactylus), Anchor worms, Velvet, and other external parasites. Coppersafe is highly stable and will remain active after treatment for over a month. Coppersafe is designed to maintain a therapeutic copper level of ~2.0 ppm when used as directed. Be sure to use a copper test that measures chelated copper to ensure proper copper levels. 


Available in Two Sizes

  • 4 oz
  • 16 oz



Remove invertebrates from tank or treat in a separate hospital tank. Do not use Coppersafe solution with fish species that have a known sensitivity to copper. Do not use in reef aquariums.

  • Use 1 tsp/5 ml per 4 U.S. gallons (15 L), or 1 cup (8oz) per 190 U.S. gallons (337.5 L). Treats water for one month. Treat replacement water.

Note: Keep out of reach of children. For aquarium use only. Consult a veterinarian or fish expert for assistance in diagnosis of disease causing organisms and treatment options.



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Product Questions

Can you use carbon with this treatment or will it remove it?
Question by: Michael Conlin on Jun 4, 2023, 6:30 PM
Carbon will remove this product. I would not recommend running carbon during treatment.
Answer by: Ash (BRS Staff) on Jun 8, 2023, 7:47 AM