Naturally achieve cleaner, clearer aquarium water even in conditions harsh for conventional beneficial bacteria. Seachem Pristine Natural Organic Waste Management effectively breaks down a wide variety of organic compounds in a wider variety of environmental conditions. Rapidly and safely eliminates sludge, detritus, excess food, ammonia, nitrites, nitrates, and even fats that can contribute to unsightly surface film.
Seachem Pristine Natural Organic Waste Management contains a novel bacteria blend effective in freshwater and marine aquariums. Adapts to low oxygen environments and continues to multiply and improve water condition. Increases water clarity and promotes overall better health for the aquatic environment.
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Shake well before use. Turn off UV/ozone. Use 1 capful (5 ml) for each 40 liter (10 US gallons). Then use a maintenance dose of 1 capful (5 ml) per 80 liter (20 US gallons) with additions of livestock or the disruption of the biofilter through cleaning or medications. Antibiotics should be removed with fresh carbon and a water change before adding bacteria. Allow 2 or 3 days for the bacteria to become established before using UV sterilizers or ozone. Recurring problems with high nutrients can indicate overstocking, overfeeding or inadequate filtration.
Seachem Pristine uses bio-augmentation, a non-chemical and natural method, to improve water quality. It provides bacteria that break down excess food, waste and detritus in freshwater and marine systems. It will also reduce excess nutrients (e.g. ammonia, nitrates, and nitrites) that may fuel the growth of nuisance and disease-causing organisms. Pristine increases water clarity and promotes overall better health for the aquatic environment.
The bacteria species in Pristine thrive in fresh or saltwater and can utilize a wide range of organic compounds, including fats that can cause unsightly films. Unlike traditional nitrifying bacteria, this bacterial blend can adapt to harsh or low oxygen environments and continue to multiply and improve water conditions. Biopolymers produced by established bacterial colonies trap particulates and increase water clarity.
The species of bacteria in Pristine are a unique blend, specifically developed for hardiness and their ability to adapt to a wide variety of environmental conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How is Pristine different from Seachem Stability?
A: Pristine uses bio-augmentation, a non-chemical and natural method, to improve water quality. It contains different strains of bacteria that have a high affinity for larger proteins such as sludge buildup on substrate, waterfalls, rocks, etc. It also helps rid your tank of the oil slick on the surface of the water, typically a result of overfeeding.
Q: Can I use Pristine and Stability together?
A: Yes, Pristine and Stability can be used together. Use each according to the instructions on the bottle.
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