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Microbe-Lift Super Start - Bead Filter Bacteria - (128oz) 1 Gallon Bottle

Microbe-Lift Super Start - Bead Filter Bacteria - (128oz) 1 Gallon Bottle
Suggested Retail$89.95
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Product Details

For ALL Bead & Biological Filters


Like most types of mechanical/biological filters, beadfilters rely on the use of a media that provides a high surface area/volumeratio. This allows for support of the necessary amount of biomass, in theform of a biofilm, to properly remove organic and inorganic waste from thewater, making it suitable for fish and other normal aquatic life. Within thebiofilm it is possible to carry out aerobic, facultative anaerobic,anaerobic and chemosynthetic processes if all the necessary bacterialspecies are present.

Consequently, for these filters to function, it is necessary to have propernumbers and distribution of species. MICROBE-LIFT/SUPER START containsaerobic heterotrophs, facultative anaerobes, anaerobic and chemotrophicbacteria capable of carrying out all of the necessary processes for optimumperformance of bead filters.

  • Rapid establishmentof organic removal capabilities
  • Rapid establishmentof nitrogen cycling including nitrification and denitrification
  • Reduces buildup ofresidue in the filter, decreasing maintenance and improving filterefficiency by avoiding “channeling"
  • Rapid recovery offilter after use of medications and antibiotics
  • Breakdown ofresidual medications, like tea tree oils and formalin products, whichare inhibitory to most bacteria, after use
  • Effective over awide pH range
  • Significantlyreduces noxious odors caused by algae, fish, waste and urine
  • Reduces hydrogensulfide, which creates strong, offensive odors


Natural • Nontoxic • Nonpathogenic



Basic Application Rates
Size of Pond (in gallons)Dosage
80-2002 oz.
201-5003 oz.
501-1,0004 oz.
1,001-5,0006 oz.
When starting up the filter, apply Microbe-Lift/Superstart for 4 weeks. After cleaning the filter apply for 2 weeks.

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Next Day Air Saver Same day if ordered by 1:00 PM EST 1 Business Day by End of Day
UPS Standard - Canada Within 24 to 72 hours 5-10 Business Days

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