API Stress Coat 473ml Aquarium Water Treatment
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API STRESS COAT water conditioner also reduces electrolyte loss in your fish, and should be used when:
- Handling, netting, or adding fish to a bag for the trip home from the shop.
- Starting an aquarium.
- Performing monthly water changes.
- When adding new fish to your aquarium.
The unique formula is scientifically proven to reduce fish stress (by up to 40%) and heal damaged tissue by forming a synthetic slime coating on your fish. Stress Coat water conditioner also helps reduce fish susceptibility to disease and infection.
- Treatment type: liquid, water conditioner.
- Recommended for: all tropical, coldwater, and marine aquariums.
Purpose and Benefits:
Stress Coat forms a synthetic slime coating on the skin of fish, replacing the natural secretion of slime that is lost during netting, handling, shipping, fighting and other forms of stress. Stress Coat is a patented water conditioner suitable for fresh and salt water aquariums, water gardens and ponds. Stress Coat contains Aloe Vera, which acts as a liquid bandage, to protect and heal damaged fish tissue. Stress Coat instantly removes chlorine and heavy metals such as copper and zinc from tap water. Stress Coat also removes chloramines by breaking the chlorine-ammonia bond.
Directions for Use:
Each dose of Stress Coat removes 3.0 ppm chlorine and 0.3 ppm heavy metals.To protect fish and condition water: Add two teaspoonfuls (10 ml) for every 10 U.S. gallons of aquarium water. To remove chlorine and heavy metals and neutralize chloramines: Add one teaspoonful (5 ml) for every 10 U.S. gallons (40 liters) of tap water. For tropical fish use only. Do not use on fish intended for human consumption.
Stress Coat can be used with freshwater tropical fish, marine fish, invertebrates and coldwater species including koi and goldfish. Stress Coat will not harm aquatic plants. Stress Coat may cause foaming in marine aquariums using a protein skimmer. Stress Coat will not interfere with water test kits.
- Easy to use, the dosing cap included on the bottle
- Use 5ml per 38 litres.
- To replace slime coat or to repair damaged skin and fins, use 10ml per 38 litres.
- Treats up to 3,558 litres.