Antibiotic Duo Pellet, 1 mm

Antibiotic Duo Pellet, 1 mm

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Antibiotic Duo Pellets combine two popular antibiotics to provide a broad spectrum tratment against both gram positive and gram negative infections.  Contains a full dose of erythromycin and doxycycline hyclate.  This combination has been shown to be more effective that with treating each drug on its own.

Erythromycin is a common antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial ailments. Non-toxic to invertebrates.  Doxycycline Hyclate is a broad spectrum antibiotic derived from oxytetracycline; and unlike other tetracycline medications doxycycline hyclate remains effective in any pH environment. 

Common behavioral changes that indicate a bacterial infection include clamped fins, swollen eyes, gills held open, pumping gills and gulping through mouth, patchy coloration, change in swimming behavior, becoming shy or hiding, etc.

Effective against: Both gram positive and gram negative bacterial ailments, such as Columnaris, Fin and Tail Rot, Fin & Tail Rot, Septicemia, Mouth Rot, Popeye and other diseased caused by Flavobacterium columnare, Haemophilus piscium, Aeromonas punctata, Aeromonas hydrophila, and Cytophaga aquatilis bacteria.

Treatment: Offer as the only food for 10-14 days. Closely monitor water parameters and do water changes as necessary if nitrifying bacteria are negatively affected.

Need a Custom Pellet Size?  Just add a Comment on your order to let us know.  Options include the following:

  • 0.6 mm Pellet, may be made from 0.6mm pellets or organic granules
  • 1 mm Pellet, may be made from 1mm pellets, soft pellets or Cichlid pellets
  • 2.5 mm soft pellets
  • 3 mm Cichlid pellets
  • 3.5 mm Floating pellets
  • 5 mm Cichlid pellets
  • 5.5 mm Floating pellets
  • 7.5 mm Cichlid Pellets

NOTE: As with any antibiotic, once started continue for the minimum number of days to avoid bacteria becoming resistant to this medication.