GOLDFISH TONIC

GOLDY

GOLDY is specially formulated for coldwater fish, water turtles and goldfish and prevents fungal and bacterial infections, protects the skin and gills and stimulates recovery from illness or injury. In addition, GOLDY binds organic waste and increases the amount of oxygen available, keeping water healthier.

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PRODUCT FEATURES

GOLDY

WHAT TO EXPECT

RESULTS

WOUND HEALING

CLEAN WATER

DISINFECTANT

POPEYE

QUESTIONS?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our products are designed to be simple, safe & easy to use, but if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. But before you do, please check our Frequently Asked Questions below to see if your question has already been answered.

  • Always read the leaflet before use;
  • This product may stain if spilt;
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets;
  • Do not use with animals that are intended for consumption;
  • Store bottle and leaflet in original packaging;
  • For ornamental fish only;
  • Keep away from cuts, eyes and other sensitive areas;
  • This information is general product information, not to be mistaken for the instruction leaflet. No rights can be derived from this F.A.Q.!

Fish do not just need extra care during illness, recovery or quarantine, they need a level of general care. This care should be aimed at maximising your fish’s resistance against infections, parasites, injuries and disease. A weekly dosage with GOLDY will optimise your aquarium water and your fish’s condition will improve.

GOLDY cleans and freshens your fishes’ water: it clears up waste and helps your fish breath easier by increasing the amount of oxygen and the water will stay healthier and cleaner for a longer period of time. GOLDY also works as a water disinfectant and prevents fungal infections. An added bonus: GOLDY prevents ‘popeye’ with turtles.

GOLDY protects the fishes’ skin layer and gills and activates the resistance of the affected skin layer. GOLDY prevents the origin of fungus and other dangerous pathogens.

 

A summary of GOLDY’s benefits:

  • Helps keep golfish healthy and happy;
  • Prevents stale and mouldy water;
  • Stimulates the fish’s immune system;
  • Neutralises waste;
  • Neutralises heavy metals, chlorine and chloramine in tap water;
  • Protects your fishes’ skin layer and gills;
  • Cleans and freshens the water, which will help heal wounds and prevents diseases;
  • Prevents so called ‘popeye’ with turtles.
  • You can use GOLDY with coldwater fish, especially goldfish and turtles.
  • GOLDY is well tolerated by fish, plants and filters. 

Generally there will be no filter. In case there is a filter, you may continue to filter over non-adsorbing materials such as filter-wool, sand, gravel, etc. Always remove chemical ‘active’ filter media such as (fresh) activated carbon, UV (lights), oxidisers and resins, as these can have a diminishing effect on the action of GOLDY. Keep filters running day and night.

It is not recommended to add more than the advised dosage when using GOLDY.

It is generally not necessary to do a water change before or after using GOLDY. However, there are a few exceptions where a partial water change should be carried out before treating the aquarium:

  1. In the case of poor water quality. Regular testing with eSHa AQUA-QUICK-TEST can identify water quality problems in time to take corrective action when needed;
  2. If you are close to your regular water change;
  3. If using any waterconditioners (see general questions: how can I safely add tap water when doing a water change, without adding (too much) water conditioner?);
  4. If you have just used or are using another treatment: 2 x 40% water changes should be carried out over a period of two days + appropriate filtering (i.e. carbon).


Replacing some of the water during or after treatment effectively removes some of the treatment. Compensate by adding a proportional amount of medication after a water change.

  1. To treat your fish tank, use a weekly dose of GOLDY. Calculate the volume of your aquarium (only the area occupied by water). You can use the Dosage Calculator to calculate the correct dosage.
  2. Add drops of GOLDY to your aquarium by holding the bottle upside down and squeezing the pipette (20 drops = 1 ml).

After an illness we strongly recommend that you give your fish a daily dose of eSHa OPTIMA, to keep them in good health. eSHa OPTIMA is a unique combination of the essential components found in tropical rivers, lakes and streams. These components are blended with trace elements, minerals, vitamins and natural growth enhancers to give your fish what they are accustomed to in their natural environment. eSHa OPTIMA stimulates and supports the natural immune defences and speeds up full recovery from illness.

We do not recommend using other eSHa products while using GOLDY.

Never combine eSHa products with products from other brands, unless the manufacturer specifically states that it is safe to do so.

You may notice flake-like sediment forming in your bottle of GOLDY. In this case shake, and if necessary, heat the bottle until lukewarm (40-60º C) before use. Fluctuations in temperature can cause a light turbidity or some sediment, which in spite of heating can persist for a day. The sediment is a natural compound and is totally harmless and will not affect the performance of GOLDY. The sediment dissolves when entering your aquarium.

  • There are many different types of goldfish. Ask your expert shopkeeper for advice on what fish to keep and how to keep them;
  • A larger tank is better for your fish as they have more room to move and breath;
  • We advise not to keep goldfish in a bowl, but if you do, only fill two/thirds of the bowl. This way, the surface-to-air-ratio is bigger, allowing for more oxygenation of the water;
  • Do not put too many fish in the tank. Give them some room to swim and live freely;
  • Avoid placing your tank in direct sunlight or near a radiator or heater.
  • Feed your fish once per day, but do not overfeed (food should be eaten in 5 minutes);
  • Be careful with detergents, wash them out thoroughly or preferably do not use them at all, because they are dangerous to fish;
  • Change your water once a week (small filtered tanks, less than 25 litres, 30 to 50% water change);
  • Add GOLDY after the water is changed. When kept properly, your goldfish can live happily for many years.
CALCULATE IT YOURSELF

DOSAGE CALCULATOR

You can use our dosage calculator to calculate the standard dosage for normal aquariums. Although this calculator is carefully put together, we strongly advise you to read the product instructions and leaflet attentively beforehand.

EXACT DOSAGES

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The user of this dosage calculator is responsible for entering correct values. eSHa Labs / Sea Horse IPC B.V. is not responsible for wrongful use of the calculator!

Refer to the RESULTS (found on the right) to get your dosage plan. Please read the leaflet, instructions and exceptions before using your chosen product!
Refer to the RESULTS (found below) to get your dosage plan. Please read the leaflet, instructions and exceptions before using your chosen product!
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ATTENTION: BE AWARE!

In case you do not have a normal aquarium, you have to adjust the dosage accordingly. For example, if you have large amounts of rocks, stones or other deco material, the dosage needs to be decreased. If you have an oversized external filter the dosage needs to be increased.

ATTENTION:

Your aquarium is smaller than 30 liters, this is smaller than the average aquarium, please check your parameters. If your parameters are correct, you can continue calculating your dosage.

ATTENTION:

Your aquarium is larger than 300 liters, this is larger than the average aquarium, please check your parameters. If your parameters are correct, you can continue calculating your dosage.

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PRODUCT COMPATIBILITY LIST

We often get questions if our products are safe to use with certain types of animals. After testing our products carefully, we have put together an overview that shows which products are safe to use with your beloved aquarium creatures.

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