Add life to new setups for aquarium success! Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria quickly establish biological filtration with LIVE nitrifying bacteria. Use Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria to cycle new aquariums or to maintain efficient biological filtration in established aquariums. Made in the USA and competitively priced to extend your aquarium budget. 16 oz treats 960 gal. For use with fresh or saltwater aquariums.
Beneficial nitrifying bacteria are the foundation of healthy, thriving aquariums. Adding disease treatments, new fish or cleaning the filter bed can compromise efficient biological filtration, often indicated by a spike in ammonia or nitrite levels. Use Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria to ensure a thriving bacterial population responsible for natural ammonia and nitrite control. Product cannot be overdosed.
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Shake well before using. Note: Treat the aquarium water first with Drs. Foster and Smith Chlorine Neutralizer (#79364, 79365) to remove chlorine and chloramines from your tap water before adding Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria.
Add 5 ml (1 teaspoon) per 10 gallons of water on the first day and again 7 days later. For best results turn off protein skimmer, UV sterilizers and ozonizers for 48 hours after adding Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria. Also remove filter socks during aquarium set-up.
Product cannot be overdosed. Best to use immediately when setting-up your tank but can also be added at the first sign of ammonia or nitrite in newly set-up tanks, after disease treatments, when adding new fish or after cleaning the filter bed.
Drs. Foster and Smith Live Nitrifying Bacteria provides the critical nitrifying bacteria needed for establishing the biological filter and successfully cycling your newly set-up aquarium.