Sticky glue on Prime measuring cap

P&BtheBetta

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Hello!
I use Seachem Prime and there seemed to be some kind of glue on the inner seal so it got stuck onto the inside of the cap and left a sticky residue. I washed the cap thoroughly under cold and hot water and I managed to get most of it off but not all of it. I use the cap as a measuring tool so I put 1 ml of Prime into my tank but I'm now more aware that the residue might have mixed with the Prime and got into my tank. Will my fish be fine?
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I wouldn't be too concerned about it. If you rinsed the cap well beforehand I don't think the residue would come off in a significant amount into the solution that you added to the tank. But I would try to remove what's left with some alcohol or vinegar (and rinse and let dry) before using the cap again.
 

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An alternative is to buy a 1ml syringe or pipette and use that to measure the dose.
 
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An alternative is to buy a 1ml syringe or pipette and use that to measure the dose.
It's also worth considering if Seachem would really use a fish toxic glue on their caps. ;)
I wouldn't be too concerned about it. If you rinsed the cap well beforehand I don't think the residue would come off in a significant amount into the solution that you added to the tank. But I would try to remove what's left with some alcohol or vinegar (and rinse and let dry) before using the cap again.

Thank you everyone for the replies! :thumbs:
I will try to remove as much as possible before the next water change. :)
 

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