Great Aquariums Start Here
Live Chat Support
    Free Shipping On $75+
  • FREE Shipping On $75+
  • 14-Day Low Price Guarantee
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Same Day Shipping
  • Same Day Shipping
FREE Shipping on
Orders Over $75
Standard ground shipping (1-7 business days) starts at a low $4.99 and most orders over $75 ship FREE. Learn More
If you find a product we sell for a lower price at another online store, we will match their price—today and up to 14 days after you've purchased the item! Learn More
Same Day Shipping
We promise to ship your order as fast as humanly possible. In fact, 99% of orders placed before 6 pm EST ship the same day! Learn More
Boyd Vitachem 4 oz.

Boyd Vitachem 4 oz.

Average Rating 5 12
Write A Review
Product Review
We value your opinion & experience
Thank you for taking the time to review our products!

This is a Product Review for: Boyd Vitachem 4 oz.
Name to display on the review:
Location (ex: Anaheim, CA):
Your experience level:
How would you rate this product?
Review Title:
Write your review:
(Please focus on product quality and performance)
LOW STOCK ALERT: Only 9 left—order now!
In Stock: Buy now and your order will ship the next business day
Item #:
Notify Me
Just enter your email address below and we'll let you know when the product you are looking for becomes available!

Item Code:
Your Email:
Add to Cart or Notify Me
This item is temporarily unavailable but will be back in stock soon.

Item #
Click the Add To Cart button below if you'd like to reserve this item today. Any other items included in your order will be immediately processed and shipped. We will ship this item separately as soon as it arrives. We will not charge you for this item until it ships and you will incur no additional shipping charges.
Enter your email address in the field below and click the Notify Me button if you'd like us to send you an email when this item becomes available. Although you will be immediately notified when we have stock on hand, we will not reserve any units for you; you must return to our website and place an order.

+ Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist
Select Wish List:
Comments (up to 200 characters):
Quantity Desired:
Quantity Received:
FREE Shipping Promo offers FREE standard ground shipping via UPS on orders of $75 or more for orders containing non-overweight or oversize items (orders which do not qualify for our FREE shipping promotion will still be shipped at a discounted rate).

Terms and Exclusions:
  • Offer valid only on orders shipping within the contiguous United States. Orders shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam or other US Territories do not qualify for this promotion.

  • This promotion does not apply to items requiring expedited shipping, such as refrigerated products, frozen products or live rock.

  •'s FREE shipping promotion does not include products sent in oversized or particularly heavy boxes. This may include but is not limited to aquariums, canopies, chillers, external water pumps, metal halide magnetic ballasts, stands and substrate/sand. These items may be subject to additional shipping handling charges. Should shipping surcharges apply, they will be noted on individual product pages and / or displayed during check-out. We will, however, pay a portion of the shipping charges for these orders.

  • Shipping surcharges, such as special handling are NOT covered under the FREE shipping promotion.

  • Shipping charges for returned merchandise is non-refundable. Please read's Return PolicyPolicy for more information.

  • Price matched (Low Price Guarantee) or discounted orders do NOT qualify for our free shipping promotion.
If you find a product we sell for a lower price at another online store, we will match their price to ensure you always pay the lowest amount when you shop with us.

Enter the price, shipping cost and website address where you found the lower price. Then click the "Add to Cart" button. We will review the lower price while processing your order and make any necessary reductions before your order ships. Some restrictions apply. See Terms & Conditions.
Shipping Cost*
Competitor's Website*
*Required information
Marine Depot 60-day Returns
At Marine Depot, we stand behind our products. That is why we offer a 60-day return period: one of the best in the industry! Learn More

Boyd Vitachem 4 oz. Information

A complete vitamin supplement with natural lipids and aminos. It`s great for fin regeneration & preventing lateral line disease. Highest amount of active vitamin C available. 4oz.

Vita-chem for fresh water fish and Vita-chem for marine fish is an extraordinary new fish vitamin introduced by Boyd Enterprises, Inc., manufacturers of the world famous Chemi-pure.

All other fish vitamins on the market use a timeworm approach, adapt an already existing product such as vitamin bases available to the Veterinary profession and put a fish product label on them. This method works to a degree, but to a nominal extent. The aquatic and marine animals and fishes require specialized naturally occurring substances and chemicals and amino acids and lipids to be effectively utilized by their specialized bodily processes.

Vita-chem marine and Vita-chem fresh is a totally new concept in aquatic and marine vitamin formulation and methodology that is - give the animals and fishes exactly what they are missing from their natural habitat and environment in a compact concentrated and easily assimilated solution compatible with their individually specialized systems and environments.

After many years of research by the noted marine life researcher, Mr. John Nobles, in conjunction with Boyd Enterprises, Inc. and a hi tech think tank composed of numerous marine and aquatic biologists and at least ten years of experimentation with thousands of specimens under actual hobbyist conditions - Boyd Enterprises, Inc. is marketing the most effective concentrated environmental vitamin ever to be offered to the aquarium trade. Actually reverses and cures Lateral Line Disease (which is not actually a disease, but an ecologically induced condition).

Can I use the freshwater formula in my saltwater tank, and vice versa?
Yes, you can use either formula in another tank without any harm to it. However for the optimum benefits you should use the proper formula for your aquarium.

Will Vita-chem be removed by the carbon in my tank?
No, you do not have to worry about Vita-chem being removed from your tank before your fish benefit from it?

Will my invertebrates or other plants benefit from the vitamin?
Yes, any living organism in the aquarium will benefit from the vitamin, as it is tissue soluble.


  • Increased growth
  • Fabulous intense natural colors
  • Natural vitality restored
  • Appetite restoration
  • Increased resistance to disease
  • Tends to create natural mating & breeding instincts in aquarium environments (fresh & marine)
  • Brings out the natural colors in fish natures way - tested for over 3 years by the most experienced breeders and hobbyists.
  • A pre-stabilized multi-vitamin, water and tissue soluble - an exclusive revolutionary new concept in vitamin supplements for fresh water and salt water animals and fishes kept in closed systems. Great for fin regeneration and lateral line disease.
  • Vita-chem Marine has 37 added naturally occurring extracts from live organism`s bonded with natural occurring amino acids.
  • Vita-chem fresh has 30 added naturally occurring extracts bonded with natural occurring amino acids that are receptive to and absorbed into fish tissues.
  • Not just a vitamin solution, it is the only solution that contains what fish receive in their natural environment, and which is lost in captivity.
  • Bottled in sealed plastic 4oz bottles, and one gallon bottles for breeders and hatcheries.

Manufacturer Info

Boyd Enterprises Aquarium Supplies
Boyd Enterprises was founded in 1962 by Dick Boyd, who had been working in aquarium stores since 1947 at the age of 17. He had a love and passion for building and maintaining aquariums as a hobby. Through his constant experimentation to create his own filtration techniques, he developed the world renowned Chemi-pure - the original ion filter medium. In 1955, Dick Boyd along with three others founded the first Marine Aquarium Society in the United States. In 1972, he and his wife Linda, moved into a house large enough so he could build his dream aquarium. It took two years, but by 1974 Mr. Boyd had constructed a 3,000 gallon aquarium that was home to various corals, fish and invertebrates. Boyd Enterprises strives to keep up Dick’s level of Excellence, quality and customer service.

Boyd Vitachem 4 oz. Reviews

Average Rating
(12 reviews)
Sort Reviews By:
of 2

Vita Chem is a must!

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/8/2014 from NEWTON, NJ UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Almost from the moment we add Vita Chem to out tank the corals open up and look more alive! I would never be with out it!!

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

Love it!

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/3/2014 from GREENBACK, TN UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: My fish are healthy and have great color. I know Vita Chem is keeping my fish healthy.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

Vita chem

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 11/4/2012 from San Angelo, TX UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: Fish seem to have more color and I had a sick clown that seems to be doing better now and he has his apatite back so I'm happy with the product and will be ordering it again.

1 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

Great stuff

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 1/17/2012 from SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA UNITED ST
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I've used this as a food soak for my clownfish for several years with great results.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

boyd vitachem

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 8/29/2011 from Orlando, FL UNITED STATES
3.5 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: it does seem to help the fish but it does stop your skimmer bubble production for a while.

0 of 1 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No


Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/3/2011 from Dickinson, TX UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: Been using Boyd's products for years with great success.

2 of 2 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

I love boyd products

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 5/21/2009 from CORONA, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: This product was great. I had a fish that was being picked on by another and had suffered some fin and scale damage. I placed the injured fish into a quarantine tank and followed the directions. Three days later there was a significant improvement in fin and scale regeneratioin. As a side note, I also put some drops into my display tank and polyp extension has never been so good. I've been using Boyd's Chemi-Pure Carbon for years with great results so I'm not surprised with the success I've had with Vitachem.

4 of 4 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

Boyd Vitachem

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 7/23/2008 from LANAKEN, BELGIUM
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: I am very content with Boyd vitachem. The corals have more colors than before. Thank you. from Belgium. Erik P.

2 of 2 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

Healthy Fish

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 6/13/2008 from MIDLAND, TX UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: This stuff is great! I've been using it about a week now and can already tell a difference in the health of my fish. It's amazing not just for the fish but your corals and inverts will love it too!

2 of 2 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

A must-have for saltH20 tank

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 2/6/2008 from SAN DIEGO, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate

Comments: I've been using this product for years! My tropical fish remain active and healthy despite my negligence in timely water changes.

2 of 2 People found this review helpful, did you? Yes No

of 2

Accessories for Boyd Vitachem 4 oz.

WIN A $499 ANGEL LED! Sign up for our best deals, how-to videos and a chance to win a Euroquatics A1P Angel LED!