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Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Stress Coat 16oz

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Instantly removes chlorine and chloramines, making tap water safe for fish. Neutralizes heavy metals. Also, replaces the natural slime coating fish need in times of stress, such as handling, shipping or fighting. Contains Aloe Ver...
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Instantly removes chlorine and chloramines, making tap water safe for fish. Neutralizes heavy metals. Also, replaces the natural slime coating fish need in times of stress, such as handling, shipping or fighting. Contains Aloe Vera, nature`s liquid bandage, to prevent the loss of essential electrolytes and protect damaged tissue against disease-causing organisms. Helps heal torn fins and skin wounds. Use when setting up aquarium, changing water, or adding fish.

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 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.

The effectiveness of Stress Coat with Aloe Vera has been proven by independent studies conducted at the University of Georgia, School of Veterinary Medicine. Researchers found that Stress Coat helped heal wounds and speed tissue regrowth. Dr John Gratzek summarizes the results: "Personally, I am satisfied with the results since my initial thoughts were skeptical to say the least. These definite statements can be made without equivocation: Stress Coat in no way harms aquarium fish, alters pH, or affects the biological filter. No ammonia or nitrite was detected in the test aquariums. The results indicated that the Stress Coat formula reduced the wound size compared to untreated fish tissue." Aloe Vera is high in mucopolysaccharides, an essential component of many tissues and believed to help in the healing process. The glycoproteins Aloctin A and Aloctin B are also present and identified as the probable tissue-healers.

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.
Compatibility: 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.

When should you use Stress Coat?Stress Coat should be used whenever you change or add water, add new fish, or anytime fish become stressed.

Does Stress Coat remove chlorine and chloramines?It removes chlorine and the chlorine component of chloramine.

Does Stress Coat detoxify heavy metals?Yes.

Why does Stress Coat contain Aloe?The patented Stress Coat formula contains Aloe gel, taken from the inside of the Aloe plant s leaves. Stress Coat has been independently proven to promote the healing of damaged fish tissue.

Someone told me Aloe will kill fish. Is this true?No. The Aloe gel in Stress Coat is real Aloe, not a synthetic, Aloe skin, or "derived" aloe (which has none of the properties of real Aloe). Stress Coat with Aloe is not harmful to fish.

Will Stress Coat change the pH?No.

Will Stress Coat detoxify Ammonia?No. If you need to detoxify ammonia use Ammo-Lock 2.

Can Stress Coat be used with all kinds of fish?Yes. Stress Coat can be used in freshwater, saltwater and reef aquariums. Str

Instantly removes chlorine and chloramines, making tap water safe for fish. Neutralizes heavy metals. Also, replaces the natural slime coating fish need in times of stress, such as handling, shipping or fighting. Contains Aloe Vera, nature`s liquid bandage, to prevent the loss of essential electrolytes and protect damaged tissue against disease-causing organisms. Helps heal torn fins and skin wounds. Use when setting up aquarium, changing water, or adding fish.

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 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.

The effectiveness of Stress Coat with Aloe Vera has been proven by independent studies conducted at the University of Georgia, School of Veterinary Medicine. Researchers found that Stress Coat helped heal wounds and speed tissue regrowth. Dr John Gratzek summarizes the results: "Personally, I am satisfied with the results since my initial thoughts were skeptical to say the least. These definite statements can be made without equivocation: Stress Coat in no way harms aquarium fish, alters pH, or affects the biological filter. No ammonia or nitrite was detected in the test aquariums. The results indicated that the Stress Coat formula reduced the wound size compared to untreated fish tissue." Aloe Vera is high in mucopolysaccharides, an essential component of many tissues and believed to help in the healing process. The glycoproteins Aloctin A and Aloctin B are also present and identified as the probable tissue-healers.

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.
Compatibility: 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.

When should you use Stress Coat?Stress Coat should be used whenever you change or add water, add new fish, or anytime fish become stressed.

Does Stress Coat remove chlorine and chloramines?It removes chlorine and the chlorine component of chloramine.

Does Stress Coat detoxify heavy metals?Yes.

Why does Stress Coat contain Aloe?The patented Stress Coat formula contains Aloe gel, taken from the inside of the Aloe plant s leaves. Stress Coat has been independently proven to promote the healing of damaged fish tissue.

Someone told me Aloe will kill fish. Is this true?No. The Aloe gel in Stress Coat is real Aloe, not a synthetic, Aloe skin, or "derived" aloe (which has none of the properties of real Aloe). Stress Coat with Aloe is not harmful to f
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Stress coat Product Review by ANDREW BLUNK (Posted on 2/26/14)
Rating
Excellent!

Comments: Excellent water conditioner. Safe for planted aquariums.

Good Stuff Product Review by Cari (Posted on 2/26/14)
Rating
Excellent!

Comments: I've noticed a difference in my fish since I have been using Stress Coat. They have nice bright colors and seem happy and healthier.

SUPER SLIMMY! Product Review by BRIAN SOLOMON (Posted on 2/26/14)
Rating
Excellent!

Comments: New and improved API seems alot thicker!!

Stress Coat Product Review by PAULA (Posted on 5/16/09)
Rating
Excellent!

Comments: I've used Stress Coat as a chlorine remover and water conditioner (good for the fish!) for 20 years in my small pond. My fish have enjoyed very good health and I attribute that partly, at least, to Stress Coat.

Stress Coat is # 1 Product Review by cfishes (Posted on 10/3/08)
Rating
Excellent!

Comments: I have been fish keeping for about 15yrs, and have been very impressed with the quality and performance of Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Stress Coat. I have tried a couple other simular products, but decided that Stress Coat out performs the others have tried, so I am sticking with
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Stress Coat.

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