Lifeguard

When your fish needs help, rely on Lifeguard aquarium fish disease treatment.
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Aquarium fish disease treatment.

With Tetra's Lifeguard, there is no need for time-consuming guesswork when it comes to treating your freshwater fish. A unique, broad spectrum, non-antibiotic agent, Lifeguard treats the clinical signs of disease at their earliest stages in freshwater fish. Added to aquarium water, the powerful oxidizing action of HaloShield® attacks and destroys microorganisms that can cause disease in fish.
Use for treating fungus, ick, red streaks, milky or shedding slime, flukes, bacterial gill disease, mouth and fin rot, clamped or torn fins, and ulcers. Lifeguard may also be used as a preventive when adding new fish. Five day treatment.
Lifeguard is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Finrot got worse I bought this about a week ago due to my corydora showing signs of finrot on her back. After carefully following the dosage and even getting her her own tank (I own a 5 gallon aquarium with other fish), she has gotten progressively worse and is now dying. The finrot not only spread but she is currently bleeding out in a small bowl (i couldn't stand to see her floating around in agony in a large space). The finrot spread on her back and onto her belly- which wasnt there before. I do not reccomend this product at all (Photos attached). I'm so lucky this did not spread to my other fish.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Wonders My 10 gallon aquarium has had fish dying for months. Advice was given from on line sites, pet shop owners, "fish experts". Their instructions were followed exactly and the fish continued to die. The tank had two rounds of erythromycin, two rounds of doxycycline, and copper treatments. The fish continued to die. Then I stumbled on to Lifeguard at a Petco. It was almost miraculous! After two treatments, what few fish that were left, stopped flashing and started eating. I highly recommend Lifeguard.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My betta, Prince, is happily recovering! When I first read reviews of this product, it seemed as if this stuff was useless to use as treatment for my betta fish, Prince ,who came down with velvet. It turns out that after the five day treatment, along with the use of aquarium salt and a complete tank blackout, my betta fish Prince regained his vibrant color and peppy personality. I highly recommend using this product. But just keep in mind, the moment you notice symptoms in your fish, treat it in a timely matter. It doesn't take very long for a disease to worsen. Follow these steps and you will be on the right track to keeping your fish happy and healthy. Don't forget that results may vary ;)
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My betas loosing color? I just noticed my dumbo fin beta fish has been acting strange... And has lost alot of color to him! He is usually very active amd he has been hiding alot lately and doesnt seem to want food?! Ive used this medicine to treat plenty of issues ive had with fish including really bad popeye in a female beta epsum salt helped too but i dont know exactly whats wrong with him bur im about to start treatment for him???!!
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saved My Bettas Life! On Wednesday morning I noticed that my Betta was covered in fungus and his eye was very strange looking. I bought the meds and at like 9pm I used half a tablet (2.5 gallon tank) to treat his tank. By the next afternoon I could tell he was getting better. And by this morning he is doing very well. I have only used 2 doses so far! :)
Date published: 2015-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, worked like a charm! Ok, so the key to this treatment is definitely get it going early. I had a black moor starting to get covered in white spots from ick and totally lethargic and began the treatment, by the morning of day 3, the spots were disappearing and my fish was VERY active! I was sooo excited to see the black moor doing so well, especially since it was my 6 year old son's favorite fish, that i HAD to write a review. This product worked great for me for ick, but it definitely, in my opinion, depends on how early you get it going, i had a 2nd goldfish quarantined with ick, much further along that did NOT make it, but his ick was SO much more progressed. However, ALL the fish in my big tank where i did the treatment pulled through great, composed of fancy goldfish and baby guppies! Thanks Tetra!
Date published: 2011-08-19
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Is it still possible to purchase this in containers of 100+? 1i have a 75 gallon tank and have purchased it in bulk in the past but can't find it now.

Asked by: GW32
Unfortunately, no, it has been discontinued. The 32 tablet size is the largest we currently sell. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-13

Can I continue to use Flourish Excel for my plants during treatment?

Asked by: TeddyL
We have not tested the two products together so we do not know what results you would achieve. We would recommend holding off until you are finished with the medication. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-09

I put the tablet in and my goldfish ate it is he gonna be ok?

Asked by: kristyn89
He ate all of it? Obviously, he must be quite large! We have had fish nibble a piece off of it and be fine, but have certainly not tested for eating the entire tablet. We think he will be fine, but do not know for sure. In the future, dissolve tablets in a cup or pitcher then pour the solution into the tank. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-08

can I use the all in one treatment for camallanus worms? I can't find the parasite guard where I live.

Asked by: animallover17
You can, but it will not be effective. Look for a product with fenbendazole, levamisole, or praziquantel. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-06

Is it one tablet per 5 gallons or 1 tablet for the size of your aquarium? I have a 50 gallon tank

Asked by: Znaya
It is 1 tablet per 5 gallons of water. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-06

Will this treat Camallanus worms?

Asked by: Antoine
No, it will not. Camallanus worms require heavy duty de-worming medication such as fenbendazole, levamisole, and praziquantel. LifeGuard does not contain any of these. Our medication, Parasite Guard, would be the only one we make that would treat them. It contains praziquantel. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-03-06

small fish lay bottom of the tank ,not well

Asked by: Asoka
Asoka, Thank you for your statement. If you are planning on using Lifeguard, please follow the directions on the container for the tank size that you have and you should be fine. This is an all-in-one treatment so it should help with anything that might be going on inside of your aquarium. Christina
Answered by: Mini
Date published: 2017-02-27

is this good for use in a 3 gallon fresh water bowl with one gold fish showing signs of fin rot? i broke up a tablet and put a small portion in the water and now the fish who seemed happy before is lethargic.

Asked by: JawsMom
JawsMom, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, this can be added to your aquarium. However, we would recommend that you add a bubbler to the aquarium during treatment for added oxygenation. Also, please notate that a goldfish typically requires 3 gallons of water per every inch and might need to be placed in a larger aquarium especially during treatment. Christina
Answered by: Mini
Date published: 2017-02-27
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