What’s In API’s General Cure?

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Active Ingredients in General Cure: 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION  API General Cure

  • API’s General Cure contains nothing that will control Fish Lice, or Anchor Worm. 
  • General Cure will not treat Ich, Ick, White Spot, Costia, Chilodonella, Trichodina, or other ciliate protozoans. 

To kill the ciliate protozoans, you need Hikari Ich-X and here’s how that works. 

General Cure Will Treat:

Hexamita, Spironucleus, many internal parasites such as cestodes and trematodes, Gyrodactylus, Dactylogyrus.

Directions for Use:

For best results, remove activated carbon or filter cartridge from filter and continue aeration.

API General Cure is Praziquantel and Metronidazole

API General Cure is Praziquantel and Metronidazole

For each 20 gallons (75 L) of water add 1 scoop (1 tsp.) of 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon.

For larger systems, for each 240 gallons (908 L) of water add 12 scoops (4 Tbsp.). or for each 960 gallons (3,634 L) of water add one cup.

Repeat dose after 48 hours.

Wait another 48 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water and add API BIO CHEM ZORB, fresh activated carbon or replace filter cartridge.

Will not discolor water.

Safe for use with live plants at 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon.

General Cure: 500 mg Metronidazole and 150 mg Praziquantel per teaspoon (Click to find on Amazon)

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Dr Erik Johnson

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.