Tetra Medica HexaEx (active ingredient: 2-Amino-5-nitrothiazole)


Tetra Medica HexaEx (active ingredient: 2-Amino-5-nitrothiazole)

Remedy for endoparasitic flagellates such as Hexamita and Spironucleus, which are commonly found in the intestines of American cichlids. The advanced stages of the disease can lead to “hole in the head disease”.

Read the instructions carefully prior to use. For animal treatment only. Do not use once the expiry date has passed. Dispose of this product and its packaging at a hazardous or special waste collection point.

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  • Remedy for endoparasitic flagellates (“hole in the head disease”)
  • Suitable for all freshwater ornamental fish
It is recommended that you change at least 30-50% of the water in the aquarium and thoroughly clean the filter prior to using Tetra Medica HexaEx. Shake well before use. A single treatment cycle lasts for 7 days. During treatment, please ensure that the aquarium is well aerated. Switch off any UV clarifiers and ozone systems. Do not use activated carbon or any other absorbent or adsorbent filter media to filter the water. Wherever possible, please clean the filter properly before use. Do not remove any fish while treating to prevent any currently healthy fish from subsequently becoming infected by free-floating pathogens. Dispense Tetra Medica HexaEx evenly into the aquarium in the amounts as stipulated below:
Day 1: 40 drops (2 ml) per 100 l or 8 drops (0.4 ml) per 20 l
Day 3: 30 drops (1.5 ml) per 100 l or 6 drops (0.3 ml) per 20 l
Day 5: 30 drops (1.5 ml) per 100 l or 6 drops (0.3 ml) per 20 l
Day 8: No application. Carry out a partial water change (30-50%). After the partial water change we recommend you to use activated carbon to filter the water.

It is recommended to repeat the treatment process after around two weeks.

What should I do if I overdosed the medicine?

In case of an overdose please change the aquarium water in the amount corresponding to the overdose.

What should I do if I forgot one dosage?

In case you forgot one dosage please make up for it as soon as possible and continue the medication according to the instructions until the end. Do not increase the dosages! This information is valid for

  • GeneralTonic Plus
  • ContraIck Plus
  • FungiStop Plus
  • HexaEx
  • TremaCestoNemaEx

My child has taken Tetra Medica, what shall I do?

Please contact your local Poison Emergency Call Centre and keep the packaging of the product at hand so you are able to answer any questions regarding the ingredients. Do not leave your child unattended and do watch it carefully.

Which measures do I have to take in my aquarium during treatment?

Please follow the instructions on the packaging. Here you will also find information on measures that may have to be taken after the treatment has been completed.

Do I have to treat all fish or only those which show any symptoms?

In order to avoid the spread of the disease or a reinfection you should treat all fish in your aquarium and also undertake any recommended care treatments.

Tetra Medica HexaEx (active ingredient: 2-Amino-5-nitrothiazole)

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