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Bactoplus Filter Start Gel

Bactoplus Filter Start Gel
Description

Bactoplus Filter Start Gel contains both AOB and NOB and in high quantities. During production 800 million bacteria per ml. are added to the products. Use these products when starting a new filter, after maintenance and when having problems with the water quality.

Grouped product items
Product Name Quantity
Bactoplus Filter Start Gel 250 ml(05050118)
£14.95
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Bactoplus Filter Start Gel 1000 ml(05050100)
£26.95
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Bactoplus Filter Start Gel 2500 ml(05050125)
£59.95
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Bactoplus Filter Start Gel 5000 ml(05050130)
£114.95
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Bactoplus Filter Start Gel contains both AOB and NOB and in high quantities. During production 800 million bacteria per ml. are added to the products. Use these products when starting a new filter, after maintenance and when having problems with the water quality.

koi produce ammonia around the clock, this is released when absorbing oxygen through the gills. Ammonia is formed in a toxic form when the pH is above 7,4.

In a biological filter bacteria convert ammonia via nitrite into nitrate. For this conversion two kinds of bacteria are needed. The first group converts ammonia into nitrites, these bacteria are also called ‘AOB’. The second group converts nitrite into nitrate, these bacteria are also called ‘NOB’. Both processes take place with the use of oxygen; hence it is important that the water flowing through the filter is rich in oxygen.

 

How to use Bactoplus Filter Start Gel

When the filter is easy to access the Gel version of the product can be applied directly to the filter media, which will enhance the effect.

Bactoplus Filter Start Gel is available in bottles of 1 ltr, 2.5 ltr and 5 litre.

1000 ml of Bactoplus Filter Start Gel treats 10.000 litres of water