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    What are the possible effects of too much De-chlor?

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    Good question i would like to hear the answer to this one too.
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    Any product meant to dechlorinate your tank and Only dechlorinate your tank will be fine even if you add 10x the recommended amount. Only time you will have problems if you add to little. That's why I always add a little more then recommended. I use Stress Coat + with Aloe. Never had a problem. Heard stories were people's fish got injured or sick and all they added was salt and stress coat and the fish made a 100% recovery.
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    I always overdo it and never seen any ill-effects.
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    If you water conditioners that bind ammonia as well as neutralize chlorine/chloramine (Prime, Amquel plus, Tetra Aquasafe plus), the reducing agent properties will start to reduce the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water. For instance, using more than the 5x recommended dosage of Prime can cause your fish to gasp for air. Most people don't use 5x the amount. Even using the normal dosage of Prime in a 85F and above tank will produce the same effects, which is why the label on Prime specifically states to use half the dosage for aquariums above 84f. I have done it by accident while treating for ich at 87F. A quick 25% water change fixed the issue.

    You will also find advice that when adding medication like methylene blue, that you should wait to add the medication for at least 30 minutes after adding the water conditioner .
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