Tidy Tank™ for Saltwater
NATURAL SLUDGE CONTROLLER FOR MARINE AQUARIUMS - REDUCES ODORS
- Reduces odors
- Improves water quality naturally
- Extends useful life of filter materials
- Contains only naturally occurring beneficial bacteria
- Breaks down organic debris in gravel and filters
- Removes sludge from substrate
- Does not effect pH
- Made in U.S.A.
Compatabilities & Contraindications
These bacteria are 100% non-toxic, non-pathogenic and feed on decomposing organic matter. Tidy Tank is non-corrosive and requires no special precautions to handle. These bacteria are not a health hazard to humans, fish, pets, plants or wildlife. Tidy Tank may be used with all of Kordon's water conditioners including Amquel, Amquel Plus and NovAqua.
Tidy Tank saltwater is somewhat copper tolerant, although the exact copper tolerance has not been firmly established.
Tidy Tank may be used in conjunction with PhosRid and SeaClear to achieve crystal clear water quality.
Tidy Tank is not a medication and is not intended for use treating fish disease. Tidy Tank is to be used as a sludge removing agent. Tidy Tank should not be used in conjunction with any medications, especially antibiotics. Medications will harm the organisms in Tidy Tank. Before using Tidy Tank in any aquarium that has been medicated, perform at least a 20% water change and use fresh activated carbon to remove any remaining chemotherapeutic agents.
Keep away from children. Tidy Tank contains no hazardous chemicals or bacteria. If Tidy Tank contacts eyes, rinse with water. If ingested, contact a physician and bring Tidy Tank product container with you. Over dosage up to five times label dosage is harmless to the aquarium.
Directions for Use
- Shake well before using
- Add 2 teaspoons (10ml) for every ten gallons of water (37.85L) directly into the water. Repeat dosage after 24 hours.
- Repeat the above steps biweekly or when wanting to remove visible sludge.
To increase effectiveness, add directly into filter media, particularly activated carbon. Activated carbon is an excellent surface area for the Bacillus sp. bacteria in Tidy Tank.
Ultraviolet sterilizers and protein skimmers should be turned off for up to a day after application.
Purposes & Benefits
Specifications & Stability
Contains live facultative anaerobic heterotrophic Bacillus species bacteria.
Tidy Tank Saltwater is an extremely stable product and will remain viable for up to three years if kept from extremes of cold and heat.
The bacteria in Tidy Tank Saltwater function best the following conditions: pH range: 7.5-8.4
These bacteria are active between 55-110°F/12.7-43.3°C, optimum range is between 75-85°F (23.9-29.4°C).
Salinity should be between 28-33ppt. These bacteria will survive up to 50ppt salinity.