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 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
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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will this hurt the large snail in my tank

Asked by: sitkajohn
Yes, it cannot be used with invertebrates such as mollusks.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-07-18

I have 29 gal tank w/ 2 dojo loaches, the smaller of the two is showing some cottony fin raggedness. What would the best dose of life gaurd be? 

Asked by: QueenOfMeowtown
You will not be able to use Lifeguard with those fish as they are scaleless. I would try a half dose of Fungus Guard instead, but they may even react to that dosing. Scaleless fish are very difficult to treat. Try a good cleaning of the tank first, and see if that improves the fish, before trying any treatment. Change about 30% of the water, and clean out your filter system.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-07-06

Is the pill suppose to float?  Because it was on the bottom,but isn't now?

Asked by: Rick82
No, it should not float, it should sink, and then dissolve, expelling bubbles as it does so.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-07-06

I have a 55 gal tank with assorted tetras, a reticulating loach and a pleco. what treatment is safe for my tank? One tetra had what looked to be a pimple yesterday, but it's gone today. all fish are eating well. but I'm afraid to add any new fish.

Asked by: msmarla1
None, exactly. Your loach will be very sensitive, and some tetras are as well, like neons and cardinals. If they seem fine now, I would just keep an eye on them, and not add fish for a couple of weeks. Check your water quality, and if it has been a while since the last one, do a partial water change. If all is good in a week or two, add one or two fish, never add several at once. Also, you may want to set up a cheap 5 gallon hospital/quarantine tank to put new fish in for the first couple of weeks and treat them for parasites, just to be safe, before adding to your 55.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-29

Have a 29gal. plant tank with cory cats, neons and a clown loach. Clown has started flashing on the rocks after wife added a guppy. should I treat the tank or isolation treatment. tank well established with 20% H2o changes monthly..recommendations?

Asked by: john silver
I would recommend an isolation tank, but the parasites may remain in the display tank. The big problem is that the clown loach, the plants, and the neons are NOT going to like any treatment you provide. The recommended treatment is Parasite Guard, and it will not do well with any of those. So for that reason, I would do a hospital tank for just the clown loach and do a half treatment, crossing your fingers he won't react badly. Observe the main tank in the meantime and hopefully you have caught it quickly enough to not have other issues. Clown loaches, do not do well with meds, nor do they do a good job of fighting off parasites.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-27

My aquarium water is a little cloudy, Tank has been in operation for about two weeks?

Asked by: Hog hunter
That is not unusual for a new tank. Test the water for ammonia, nitrite and nitrate so you can determine where you are within the nitrogen cycle. Do a partial water change and add Tetra Aquasafe Plus and SafeStart Plus. The SafeStart Plus will help cycle the tank for you and clear the water.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-15

Good Evening... Would you please tell me where I can buy Tetra "Lifeguard" 150-tablet count? I need to buy the 150-tablet count, as my aquarium is 110-gallon aquarium. I would go broke if I bought 10 boxes of 12-tablet count.Thank you.

Asked by: CharlesLutz1949
The largest size we carry currently is a 32 count. The 150 count has been discontinued. Here are a couple of online vendors that have them in stock: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Tetra-TM77326-Tetra-Lifeguard-Treatment-for-Fish-32-Tabs/43400968 and https://www.amazon.com/Tetra-77326-LifeGuard-Tablets-32-Count/dp/B001XD6RH8.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-15

Will Lifeguard kill the healthy bacteria in an established tank?

Asked by: Bettagirl123
All medications will essentially harm some bacteria, but if the biological filter is healthy, you will not have an issue. It is always a good idea to add Tetra SafeStart Plus after you finish treatment.BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2016-06-14
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