STRESS COAT®

FAQs

What does Stress Coat do?

Stress Coat removes chlorine and neutralizes chloramine and heavy metals. It also reduces stress in fish and promotes the healing of wounds and regeneration of damaged tissue. 

Is Stress Coat a dechlorinator?

Yes, Stress Coat is a dechlorinator. 

Is Stress Coat suitable for both freshwater and marine (saltwater) aquariums?

Stress Coat is safe in marine (saltwater) aquariums, but we do not recommend its use if you have a protein skimmer. 

Is Stress Coat safe for all fish, invertebrates, and aquarium plants?

Yes, Stress Coat is safe for all fish, invertebrates, and aquarium plants. 

Does Stress Coat affect the biological filter or the pH?

No, Stress Coat does not affect the biological filter or the pH. 

Can I use Stress Coat with other API products?

Yes, you can use Stress Coat with all other API products. 

I accidentally over-dosed my fish with Stress Coat.  Should I worry?

No, Stress Coat will not harm your fish or plants.

How much Stress Coat should I use?

If you are using the Stress Coat as a dechlorinator to make tap water safe, you should dose enough for the amount of new water you are adding to the aquarium. If you are using the Stress Coat to help the fish recover from injury or disease, than you should use dose enough for the amount of water in the whole aquarium.