Tetra Medica ContraIck Plus
Features and Benefits:
- Designed to treat white spot disease (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis) and other skin and gill parasites such as Trichodina and Chilodonella
- Not suitable for invertebrates and delicate plant species such as hornwort
- Remedy for freshwater ornamental fish
White spot disease:
Small white spots covering the fish skin and fins
White spot disease, also referred to as Ichthyo, caused by the single-celled ciliate Ichthyophthyrius multifiliis.
Nearly always caused by adding a new stock of fish.This can occur when a new stock of fish is added or it could be caused by a dormant infestation with an outbreak of parasites in tanks with poorly conditioned and/or stressed fish. This may be due to poor living conditions, combining incompatible fish species or poor diet.
Reasons for fish diseases:
Fish diseases often show themselves through unfortunately mostly unspecific symptoms.
Therefore, pay particular attention to conspicuous behavior or visual impairments of the fish before buying new aquarium inhabitants. Fish diseases can spread quickly.
- Fish food quality
- Water quality
- Social stress