Tricaine-S/ Aqualife TMS (MS 222)

//Tricaine-S/ Aqualife TMS (MS 222)

Tricaine-S/ Aqualife TMS (MS 222)

Syndel’s MS-222 is regarded as the most trusted anesthetic for aquatic animals around the world. Tricaine-S is manufactured in North America and is approved in multiple countries for the temporary immobilization of fish, amphibians, and other aquatic cold-blooded animals. (sold in Canada as Aqualife TMS)

Contact us for pricing and assistance at Syndel’s USA office at (800) 283-5292, or Syndel’s Canadian Office at (800) 663-2282.  For International inquiries email



Syndel’s Tricaine-S/Aqualife TMS (also known as MS-222, TMS, tricaine methanesulfonate) is a fish anesthetic used for the temporary immobilization of fish, amphibians, and other aquatic cold-blooded animals (poikilotherms) around the world. Tricaine-S/Aqualife TMS has long been recognized as a valuable tool for the proper handling of these animals during manual spawning (fish stripping), weighing, measuring, marking, surgical operations, transport, photography, and research. Tricaine-S/Aqualife TMS is a fully approved drug in the USA and Canada.

Syndel is the world’s largest manufacturer of Tricaine-S.  It is made in our FDA inspected Ferndale, Washington USA manufacturing plant according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to ensure the purity, strength, and quality of the product.

In Canada, Tricaine-S (MS-222) is sold under the name Aqualife TMS.

If anesthetizing for transport or handling try out Vidalife, if sedating for spawning try one of our many spawning aids.

Available Sizes: 10g,  100g,  1kg Bottle

For additional Syndel Product information such as availability, package sizes, pricing, and approvals/application details relevant to your country or region, please contact Syndel,

Resource Downloads

Tricaine-S Directions for Use

Tricaine-S – Dosage Chart

Anesthetic’s for fish FAQ

Tricaine-S – SDS

Aqualife TMS – SDS

Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics, and Chemicals in Aquaculture 

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