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RE: [APD] Slime products & Gills -- or - Why doesn't mucosa in abottlethrottle your fish?
That sounds worse to me than adding a coating. Some have
said that the slime coats jsut irritate the skin to
increase slime production. If so, is that a good thing to
do during a period of stress?
--- Rick Engstrom <rvengstromnospam at shaw_ca> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aquatic-plants-bounces at actwin_com
> [mailto:aquatic-plants-bounces at actwin_com]On Behalf Of S.
> Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 6:43 AM
> To: Aquatic Plants Digest Messages
> Subject: [APD] Slime products & Gills -- or - Why doesn't
> mucosa in a
> bottlethrottle your fish?
> I am curious about slime coat products like SeaChem's
> StressGuard. If these products form "a protective
> coating," why doesn't this mess with their gills --
> reducing one stress while addign another?
> any thoughts, any answers??
> Scott H.
> I believe, much like the use of salt, that they stimulate
> the slime coat not
> add another protective layer to the already existing
> slime coating. Some use
> those products after netting fish in which case some of
> the slime coat may
> have been damaged.
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