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Live Filter Bacteria

Biological Filter Starter for Marine Aquariums 

Why? New aquariums need time for the ìfriendlyî bacteria to establish themselves and start working to remove deadly ammonia and nitrite from the water. Live Filter Bacteria works straight from the bottle, allowing the aquarium to be stocked right from the start. 

What? Live Filter Bacteria is a suspension of nitrifying bacteria (including Nitrospira spp.) designed  to work instantly to get the filter going,    to remove nitrite and ammonia, and maintain a safe environment for all aquarium livestock.

When? Use in addition to live rock when starting a new aquarium or filter, after cleaning the filter elements, or whenever there is a measurable nitrite level in the water.

Note: This product is harmless to all aquatic life and cannot be overdosed.

Dosage: Follow the dosage instructions on the bottle label. 

Test your water using Marine Lab Test Kits.



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To make the process of using our products even easier this handy dosage calculator tells you the amount you will need to put into your system. Please ensure you also read the instructions and warnings that are written on the bottle/pack label.

Note: This calculator does not take into account water displacement such as that caused by substrate, ornaments, water features and plants etc. Therefore, please adjust the calculated volume accordingly.

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* Always follow the instructions on the label. This calculator is intended to be used only as a guide to how much product you need to buy to treat your system. It does not take account of displacement caused by gravel, rocks and ornaments etc and does not include the volume of any external filtration system. NT Laboratories Ltd. will not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies or misuse of this guide.