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Microbe-Lift/SA - Sludge Away - 32oz (Quart) - MLXSAQ

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Microbe-Lift/SA - Sludge Away - 32oz (Quart) - MLXSAQ

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Microbe-Lift SA Sludge Away is formulated specifically for the removal of organic bottom solids that are slow to degrade. It works faster at warm water temperatures, however may be used effectively at any temperatures year-round. Recommended for use with all Microbe-Lift bacteria and enzyme products.

Years in development, MICROBE-LIFT/Sludge-Away speeds the biological removal of slow-to-degrade organic waste matter from aquatic pond bottoms that may become toxic to fish and plant life. As organic solids accumulate on the pond bottom, they begin to break down releasing toxic gasses to the surrounding environment. These gaseous by-products endanger fish, marine life and plants. MICROBE-LIFT/Sludge-Away removes bottom organic sludge and muck-reducing or eliminating the potential harmful gaseous compounds-and helps clarify your pond water at the same time.

This product is especially helpful for ponds that have a rock or gravel bottom and where vacuuming is impractical.
Microbe-Lift/SA contains natural cellulite matter, select biological accelerators and special microbes proven effective in pond sludge reduction.

Safe · Natural · Nonpathogenic · Nontoxic · Noncaustic - Safe.
NOT a chemical. Its is harmless to humans, animals, fish, plants and the environment.

Product Description:

  • Provides "rapid and natural sludge and muck removal"
  • 80% faster than competitive products
  • Reduces and Binds phosphate
  • Helps improve pond clarity
  • 100% active ingredients
  • Disperses quickly
  • Organic and microbial based
  • Bio-degradable

Directions of Use:

Shake well before using. Works faster at warm water temperatures, however may be used effectively at any temperature year-round.
Dosage Rate: Basic application rates = one ounce per 100 gallons of pond water.

Basic Application Rates

 Size of Pond 
(in gallons)
1st Application First Month: Once a week for next 4 weeks


1 - 5oz. 1 oz. per 100 gallons of water


5 - 12oz. 1 oz. per 100 gallons of water


12 - 25oz. 1 oz. per 100 gallons of water
25 - 35oz.
1 oz. per 100 gallons of water
35 - 50oz.
1 oz. per 100 gallons of water
5,001-10,000 50 - 100oz. 1 oz. per 100 gallons of water
Maintenance: Treat with Microbe-lift/SA monthly or as necessary thereafter.

Note 1: MICROBE-LIFT/Sludge-Away may slightly discolor pond water for a short while. Rocks along the edge may darken but will return to their natural color.Any change in pond water color after application will normally dissipate within 2 days.
Note 2: When using MICROBE-LIFT/Sludge-Away make sure that your pond is adequately oxygenated (>4.0 mg/L dissolved oxygen)

Product Reviews

Average rating is 5
By:  Brian
Loganville, GA
I can always trust microblelift products with my koi. I have used sludgeaway for many years always starting in the spring and it has always done a wonderful job.

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