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Fritz Aquatics FritzGuard Water Conditioner
Fritz Aquatics FritzGuard Water Conditioner
Fritz Aquatics FritzGuard Water Conditioner
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*Safe and effective multipurpose tap water conditioner for use with freshwater and marine aquariums
*Instantly neutralizes toxic chlorine, chloramines and heavy metals while helping to reduce aquarium fish stress
*Provides a replacement slime coat for aquarium fish and helps enhance aquarium biofiltration

Multipurpose water conditioner for creating a healthier environment for your aquarium inhabitants. Fritz Aquatics FritzGuard Water Conditioner quickly neutralizes toxic chlorine, chloramines, and heavy metals in tap water while reducing fish stress and promoting aquarium biological filtration. Added aloe vera, Vitamin E, and electrolytes replace damaged slime coat and aid fish osmoregulation to promote healing and reduce fish stress caused by sudden changes in the environment. FritzGuard Water Conditioner also enhances biofiltration by producing a slime coat over the filter media, aiding in the attachment of beneficial bacteria. For use with freshwater and marine aquariums. 16 oz treats 960 gallons.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions regarding FritzGuard

Q. Is FritzGuard safe for fresh and saltwater?
A. Yes, FritzGuard can be safely used in both fresh and saltwater aquariums. However, FritzGuard will foam up in saltwater skimmers.

Q. How long do I need to wait after treating water to add to tank?
A. Treated water can be added to the aquarium immediately after mixing with FritzGuard.

Q. What does FritzGuard do?
A. 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.

Q. Can FritzGuard be overdosed?
A. The dosage of FritzGuard can safely be increased by up to 5x the recommended amount.

Q. Do I treat before or after I add water to tank?
A. Water should be treated before being added to the aquarium.

Q. Will FritzGuard over activate protein skimmers?
A. Yes, the polymers in FritzGuard will over activate protein skimmers. Skimmers should be turned off for 24 hours after introduction.

Q. Can I use this with Aquarium Solutions Ich-X?
A. Aquarium Solutions Ich-X contraindicates sulfinate- and sulfoxylate-based water conditioners with their product. Which Fritz water conditioners are safe?

  • Fritz Guard - SAFE; this is a thiosulfate conditioner and won't affect the medication
  • Fritz ACCR - NOT SAFE; this is a sulfinate-based conditioner and can affect the medication
  • Fritz Complete - NOT SAFE; this is a sulfoxylate-based conditioner and can affect the medication

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