POND PIMAFIX®

FAQs

What does POND PIMAFIX do?

POND PIMAFIX is a treatment for external fungal infections in fish. It will also treat bacterial infections, but POND MELAFIX is usually the first choice for bacterial infections. 

Is POND PIMAFIX safe with invertebrates such as snails and shrimps? Will it harm the biological filter? Will it harm plants?

Yes, POND PIMAFIX is completely safe with invertebrates such as snails and shrimps.  It will not harm the biological filter – the bacteria in the biological filter are quite different from those that are found on the fish. It will not harm plants. 

Will POND PIMAFIX work in both freshwater and marine (saltwater)?

Yes, POND PIMAFIX will work in both freshwater and marine (saltwater). However, we recommend turning off protein skimmers and UV sterilisers when using it. If you have carbon in your filter, this should be removed before using POND PIMAFIX. 

I saw foaming in my aquarium when using POND PIMAFIX. Is this normal? Is it harmful?

It is normal to see some foaming when using POND PIMAFIX in the aquarium. This is not harmful. 

Can I use POND MELAFIX and POND PIMAFIX together?

Yes, using POND MELAFIX and POND PIMAFIX together is perfectly safe and is in fact recommended if treating stubborn infections.  When using both POND MELAFIX and POND PIMAFIX together, use each at the normal recommended dose – there is no need to reduce the dose if using both of them.   

Can I use POND PIMAFIX with any other API medications or products?

POND PIMAFIX can be used with all other API medications and products.