Label: API MARINE MELAFIX- melaleuca liquid
- NDC Code(s): 17163-311-16
- Packager: MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC.
- Category: OTC ANIMAL DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: unapproved drug other
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A safe, all natural way to treat bacterial infections in saltwater fish and corals.
Use to treat open, red sores and wounds, fin and tail rot, eye cloud, pop eye, body slime and mouth fungus on fish.
API MARINE MELAFIX is also used in commercial coral farms to control bacterial infections, tissue degradation and for the removal of parasitic flatworms on wild corals.
May be used in all marine and reef aquariums.
Treating with MELAFIX will not harm the biological filter.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION
Use dosing cap on bottle.
As a disease or wound treatment for marine fish and corals in the aquarium:
Remove activated carbon and turn off protein skimmer.
Add 5ml per 10 U.S. gallons (38 L) of aquarium water.
Dose daily for 7 days. After 7 days make a 25% water change.
Replace activated carbon and turn on protein skimmer.
The protein skimmer will collect excess foam.
Be prepared to dispose of the foam as it will be significant.
It may be necessary to turn down the protein skimmer for a few days until the foaming subsides.
As a coral dip:
Corals may be treated in small containers, and then placed in the aquarium.
Add 20 ml per 1/2 U.S. gallon (2 L) of aquarium water. Make sure the water temperature, pH, and salinity are correct. Place the coral in the water for 3-5 minutes.
Shake corals under water to help dislodge worms. After a maximum treatment time of 5 minutes, place the corals into the aquarium.
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USER SAFETY WARNINGS
This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Keep out of reach of children.
For aquarium use only.
Treats up to 948 U.S. gallons (3,588) of salt water.
U.S. Patent 5,882,647; Patent EP 0861032; Other Patents issued.
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INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
API MARINE MELAFIX
Product Information Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:17163-311 Route of Administration TOPICAL Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength CAJUPUT OIL (UNII: J3TO6BUQ37) (CAJUPUT OIL - UNII:J3TO6BUQ37) CAJUPUT OIL 1.25 g in 100 mL Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:17163-311-16 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date unapproved drug other 08/01/2007 Labeler - MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC. (049630700) Establishment Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC. 049630700 manufacture, api manufacture