FritzGuard® is a safe and effective pH-buffered water conditioner that neutralizes toxic chlorine, chloramines and heavy metals found in tap water. FritzGuard® promotes healing and reduces fish stress with aloe vera and vitamin E and provides necessary electrolytes. Naturally secreted by mucous glands, the slime coat is a natural defense system that protects fish from disease, aids in osmoregulation and reduces stress caused by sudden changes in the environment. FritzGuard® provides a replacement slime coat to aid fish that have lost theirs or have been injured due to stress, poor water conditions and handling. FritzGuard® enhances biofiltration by producing a slime coat over the filter media, aiding in the attachment of beneficial bacteria, like those in FritzZyme® biological products.
Directions & Dosage
Use 1 tsp (5 ml) per 10 U.S. gallons (38 L).
For best results, add FritzGuard® to tap water before adding water to aquarium.
For marine aquariums, turn off protein skimmer for 6 hours after adding FritzGuard® to reduce foaming if a concern.
For areas with very high chlorine levels, dosage can be safely increased or repeated up to 5x.
|1 gal.||7,680 gal.||80247|
|4 oz.||240 gal.||80255|
|16 oz.||960 gal.||80256|
|5 gal.||38,400 gal.||80258|
|8 oz.||480 gal.||80259|
See below for frequently asked questions regarding FritzGuard®.
Do I treat before or after I add water to tank?
Water should be treated before being added to the aquarium.
Will FritzGuard over-activate protein skimmers?
Yes, the polymers in FritzGuard will over activate protein skimmers, skimmers should be turned off for 24 hours after introduction.
Is FritzGuard® safe for fresh and saltwater?
Yes, FritzGuard® can be safely used in both fresh and saltwater aquariums. However, FritzGuard® will foam up in saltwater skimmers.
How long do I need to wait after treating water to add to tank?
Treated water can be added to the aquarium immediately after mixing with FritzGuard.
Is FritzGuard safe for fresh and saltwater?
Yes, FritzGuard can be safely used in both fresh and saltwater aquariums; however, FritzGuard will foam up in saltwater skimmers.
What does FritzGuard do?
FritzGuard makes tap water safe by removing chlorine and neutralizing chloramine and heavy metals. FritzGuard also helps reduce stress in fish and promotes the healing of wounds and regeneration of damaged tissue.
Can FritzGuard be overdosed?
The dosage of FritzGuard can safely be increased by up to 5x the recommended amount.
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