Microbe-Lift PL - #1 Beneficial Pond Bacteria - 5 Gallon Tote - 10PLX5G

Microbe-Lift PL - #1 Beneficial Pond Bacteria - 5 Gallon Tote - 10PLX5G

Product Details

Microbe-Lift PL is Specially Formulated for Decorative Fish Ponds, Aquatic Lagoons, and Smaller Water Features - 100% Natural Safe & Beneficial Bacteria - Liquid
Microbe-Lift/PL offers continued biological activity even in water temperatures under 55°F (12°C).

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

Product Description:

  • Creates a healthy environment for your pond, promoting faster fish growth.
  • Helps reduce ammonia and nitrogen levels.
  • Significantly reduces noxious odors caused by dead algae, fish fecal matter, and urine.
  • Reduces hydrogen sulfide, which creates strong, offensive odors.
  • Reduces buildup of bird droppings, fish feed, and dead leaves.
  • Breaks down dead algae.
  • Improves dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Digests organic sludge reducing the frequency of cleaning
  • Seeds and maintains biological filters.
  • Contains nitrifiers, including both Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter species.
  • Contains photosynthetic bacteria and heterotrophic bacteria which help clarify cloudy water by promoting flocculation and settling of organic and inorganic particles.
  • Effective over a wide range of pH conditions.
  • Safe for fish and plants and household pets that may drink from the pond
  • Microbe-Lift PL is a natural bacterial pond clarifier, grown with nitrobacter bacterium
  • Made in the USA
  • 2 years unopened shelf-life, 1 year opened
  • Safe for wildlife and pets that may drink out of pond

Direction for use:
Shake well before using

Basic Application Rates

 Size of Pond 
(in gallons)
  1st Application  
 Next 4 Weeks 
  (once per week) 
  (once per month)  


8 oz. 2 oz. 2 oz.


10 oz. 3 oz. 3 oz.


14 oz. 5 oz. 5 oz.


18 oz. 6 oz. 6 oz.


24 oz. 8 oz. 8 oz.


28 oz. 10 oz. 10 oz.


32 oz. 12 oz. 12 oz.


40 oz. 16 oz. 16 oz.


48 oz. 20 oz. 20 oz.

For larger ponds add 8oz per 2,500 gallons for the 1st application (purge) and 4oz per 2,500 gallons next 4 weeks (once per week) and then once per month for maintenance.

For best results in your pond, you should maintain a balanced pH. Unlike other products in the marketplace today, Microbe-Lift PL will still be effective even if your pH is high or low.

Product Reviews

5 stars based on 1 review 
Plympton MA
I have been using this product for 5 years now and have found it to be better than other similar products.
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UPS Standard - Canada Within 24 to 72 hours 5-10 Business Days

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