MicrobeLift Special Blend - A Complete Eco-System in a Bottle - Reef Safe

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  1. HenkHugo

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    A Complete Eco-System in a Bottle

    For SALT & FRESH WATER





    Features and other benefits:
    • Dramatically reduces need for water changes
    • Reduces the frequency of cleaning
    • Good for salt and freshwater fish
    • Chemical free!
    • A new tank starter for biological cycling and boosting
    • An organic waste degrader
    • Naturally stimulates plant growth
    • Lowers ammonia levels and biologically reduces nitrates
    • Removes odors and clears cloudy water
    • Biological maintainer for established tanks
    • Enhances ability of plants to utilize light, water and nutrients
    • Breaks down residue on gravel, plants ,rocks, etc.
    • Breaks down protein foam
    These bacteria are compatible with biological filters and UV lights. The UV lights should be turned off for 48-72 hours after the introduction of this product. This will allow the bacteria to progress through their most active growth stage.


    MICROBE-LIFT/ Special Blend can not neutralize chlorine, chloramine or heavy metals.

    MICROBE-LIFT/ Special Blend works well with activated carbon and is compatible with copper based products.

    Since each bottle of MICROBE-LIFT is grown individually, color variations may exist from bottle to bottle. These variations in color are not indicative of variations in product quality. Any floating particles present are suspended biofilm which slough off the sides of the bottle. Dimpling or expansion of the container is caused by pressure differences resulting from temperature variations due to the fact that the bottle is sealed.

    *Saltwater environments - the bacteria in this product will remain effective when used in marine environments with a specific gravity of 1.017 to 1.025. In marine tanks, add the aquarium salt mix and allow the water to circulate for 24 hours, then check and adjust the density. Add the bacteria after the new water has circulated for the 24-hour period.

    Saltwater oceans are a highly stable environment with very little fluctuation in pH. The ocean waters dilute fish waste and organic matter. The bacteria in MICROBE-LIFT/Special Blend provides the assistance needed to break down the decaying organic matter and cycle certain elements, e.g. nitrogen and sulfur, etc. which may build up in your tank.

    This product is NOT a chemical. It is harmless to humans, animals, fish and plants. Since we cannot control the pre-existing dynamics of individual aquaria, the above information and instructions are subject to many variables. Many situations may be unique in nature.

    MICROBE-LIFT/Special Blend has a hydrogen sulfide odor which will dissipate quickly.

    Shake Well Before Using

    Add the bacteria directly to your tank or filter.

    Note: Saltwater slows down bacterial action. For faster results add 25%-50% more product.

    Stocking levels/Surface areas/Oxygen

    The size of your aquarium, as well as water temperatures, affects the oxygen content. The oxygen content and surface area of the tank will determine the proper number of fish for your tank. Higher oxygen levels support more stocking capacity. Before introducing any other life form, your tank should be adequately aerated to provide the oxygen needed by your fish and the aerobic bacteria contained in MICROBE-LIFT/Special Blend.

    Wait 72 hours after adding medications (antibiotics) before adding the bacteria.

    All MICROBE-LIFT bacterial products may be used together. However when using multiple MICROBE-LIFT products, reduce the dosage rate of the 2nd product by 50%.

    After administrating the bacteria, monitor your pH.

    Shelf Life


    Unopened - 2 years
    Opened - 1 year

    The bacteria in this bottle must remain in this original bottle or it may lose its effectiveness if transferred to another container.

    Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use internally. If contact is made with open wounds, wash with soap and water.
     
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  3. HenkHugo

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    Available in 4oz, 8oz and 16oz
     
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    MicrobeLift PL is the pond version of Special Blend....

     
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    Bacteria species in Special Blend:

    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus amyloliquefaciens[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus subtilis[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus licheniformis[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus megaterium[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus circulans[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Bacillus pumilus[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Microbacterium sp.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Rhodopseudomonas palustris[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Pseudomonas putida[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Pseudomonas stutzeri[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Pseudomonas citronellois[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Brevibacillus sp.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Micrococcus sp.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Rhodococcus erythropolis[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Rhodospirillum rubrum[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Nitrobacter winogradsky[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Clostridium nitrophenolicum[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Actinomyces griseus[/FONT]
     
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    Good day all!

    I just got sent this video of the industrial version(some extra strains of bacteria) of Special Blend working its magic on a swine manure pond.

    If it does this to swine manure imagine how effective it will be your fish tank! :thumbup:

     
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    I can vouch for this stuff. I have completely gotten rid of cyano for one ever since i started on this. Just stinks like a dog's behind!! But well worth it.
     
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    ok gona try it
     
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    This stuff is good. Unfortunatly I always have to buy and courier from JHB shops.
    Been trying to get the LFS here to talk to the guys, or the guys to talk to them.
     
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    Amen to this product!!!!!!

    I am currently on day 22 and its amazing. The tank has never looked better. The cyano dissapeared after the first weeks dosing......

    I am very chuffed!:slayer:
     
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    Best stuff i tell u :)

    I had no success with Prodibio, then tried this and BAM :)
     
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    Hey guys i started with this product as well and was suggested to me that i just start up with the maintance option, dosing every other week, im i on the right path? Tank has been running for about 9 months now!!
     
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    It's advisable to start with the dosage as per the bottle but its not a train smash to start with the maintenance dosage.
     
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    watsthe cost of this product
     
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    You would have to ask one of the retail sponsors as it varies from shop to shop.
     
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    @HenkHugo
    Where can I get this product from been looking everywhere
    Also are you able to use this product with NP Bio Pellets?
     
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    k will.dl guess its about R250 ..any one bought this product
    how did u guys pay
     
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    Reefhead, I bought my blend from Wild on Pets in Edenvale. And yes, I run an NP Bio reactor and my tank has never looked better!
     
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    @Helga is spot on :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks for the advice @Helga
    Edenvale is very far for me, thanks though
    @rakabos where you get yours from?
     
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    Microbelift Special Blend - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
     
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