Which form should I use after thank you? Which one is correct? Is there third option?

Thank you for fix the pending items.
Thank you for fixing the pending items

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    Simple rule of thumb I learned from school. Preposition+noun phrase/gerund. – user178049 Apr 6 '17 at 4:40

We can say:

Thank you for {something}.

Thank you for {doing something}.

Thanks for that quick fix. something (fix is a noun here)

Thanks for fixing that problem so quickly. doing something

The bare infinitive does not qualify either as {something} or as {doing something}.

Thank you for sing. ungrammatical Thanks for singing. grammatical

Thank you for fix. ungrammatical Thank you for fixing it. grammatical

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