FritzZyme® TurboStart® 700 Freshwater Nitrifying Bacteria (1oz.)

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SKU:
HGHG-FTS-75080510
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UPC:
080531080510
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Directions & Dosage:

For new systems, dose 1 oz (29 mL) per 50 US gallons (189 L). Shake well before dosing. To decrease cycling time, FritzZyme® TurboStart® 700 can be safely used up to 5x recommended dosage.

  • For best results, maintain ideal water parameters noted below and use FritzZyme® TurboStart 700 before the expiration date on the package
  • All chlorine and chloramines must be removed from water before adding FritzZyme® TurboStart 700
  • Nitrifying bacteria require ammonia and nitrite to survive; in new systems introduce livestock or another ammonia source like Fishless Fuel to start cycling
  • Maintain adequate water flow or aeration
  • Discontinue use of skimmer and UV sterilizers for at least 5 days after application
  • Store refrigerated
  • No contraindications: can be used with all of our other products and meds
  • Safe for use with all species, including plants and invertebrates
  • Safe to add directly into a tank with livestock present
  • Systems may be slightly cloudy or have an earthy odor for several hours after treatment
  • Variations of odor and color between bottles is normal, a strong sulfur smell does not mean the bacteria are dead
  • Do not freeze or overheat. Store in a cool, dark place
  • Overdosed? Live nitrifying bacteria are very safe even if overdosed. Observe for any distress, perform small water changes if necessary

Ideal parameters for FritzZyme® TurboStart 700 nitrifying bacteria:
Temperature: 77-86 F (25-30 C)
pH: 7.3-8.0; nitrification is completely inhibited below pH 6.0
Salinity: 0 - 6 ppt (1.000 to 1.0045 sg); active up to 15 ppt (1.011 sg) 
Alkalinity (KH): minimum 4.5 dKH or 80.5 ppm KH
Phosphate: above 0 ppm