Seachem SulfaPlex 5 gm - For Bacterial, Fungal & Protozoan Infestations
SulfaPlex™ is an effective and safe treatment for many bacterial, fungal and protozoan infestations in the aquarium. While it can be used in both freshwater and saltwater, it is particularly effective against the common bacterial and fungal infections of freshwater fish. It is also among the gentler antibiotics, and great for treating fish that are already stressed. It is easily removed with carbon and does not impair nitrification.
Active ingredients: sulfathiazole (69%) Inactive ingredients: excipients (31%)
SulfaPlex™ is appropriate for treating a variety of bacterial, fungal and protozoan infestations. Below are some of the more common diseases treatable with SulfaPlex™. Be aware that many diseases and infections share similar physical and behavioral symptoms, e.g. clamped fins, lesions, loss of appetite.
|Seachem||Use in||BFA Item #|
|Sulfaplex 5 gm (.18 oz)||Saltwater & Freshwater||SC08420|
Remove all invertebrates - these are extremely sensitive to medication. Turn off UV filters, ozone filters, and remove chemical filtration like MatrixCarbon™ and Purigen®. Use 2-3 measures (included) per every every 40 L (10 US gallons). Repeat this dose every 72 hours for a maximum of 3 weeks.
SulfaPlex™ is most effective when used in the water, but it can also be added to the food. Feed the medicated food mix (recipe below) every day until the infection clears or up to 3 weeks.
To enhance palatability use with GarlicGuard™ or Entice™.
When the treatment period is over, SulfaPlex™ can easily be removed using activated filter carbon like MatrixCarbon™. It does not linger in the substrate or filter media of the tank.
Seachem Medications for Medicated Food Mixes
MetroPlex™: Treats internal and external parasites and bacterial infections
KanaPlex™: Treats internal and external bacterial and fungal infections
SulfaPlex™: Treats external fungal and bacterial infections
NeoPlex™: Treats bacterial infections of the intestines