Seachem Cupramine (250 mL)
*SeaChem Cupramine™ is fully charged (ionic) non-acidic, less toxic to fish, remains in solution, and does not contaminate the filter bed as most chelates can. Cupramine is superior to copper sulfate, chloride & citrate, and is active at low concentrations. When treatment is finished, Cupramine (unlike many Copper Solutions) is removable with carbon
*Cupramine is effective at complete eradication of Oodinium, Cryptocaryon, Amyloodinium, Ichthyophthirius, Chilodonella, and other ectoparasites of both freshwater and marine fish.
*EXCELLENT for pond use, especially when used as an economical preventative for Ich, Velvet, and even mild fungus prevention.
USE: Remove ALL invertebrates, and remove chemical filtration such as Carbon, Purigen, Chemipure.
For Saltwater, add 20 drops (1 mL) per 40 L (10.5 gallons) the first day, wait 48 hours, then repeat.
For freshwater use half dose. Final copper concentration is 0.5 mg/L (0.25 mg/L in freshwater). Leave at this concentration for 14 days
Cupramine is a superior copper treatment option for eliminating a variety of external parasites such as ich and velvet. Cupramine effectively eradicates Oodinium, Cryptocaryon, Amyloodinium, Ichthyophthirius, and other ectoparasites. It is superior to copper sulfate, chloride & citrate: it is non-acidic, less toxic to fish, remains in solution, and does not contaminate the filter bed. Cupramine is superior to chelates: it is fully charged (ionic), active at low concentrations, and is removable with carbon.
Correct levels: The therapeutic range for Cupramine is 0.35-0.5mg/L (.35 - .50 ppm). Reference:
• Dosing Cupramine
• How to read the API copper test kit Color Card