JBL StartKit
Set of water conditioner & starter bacteria to start freshwater aquariums

  • Add the water conditioner to the aquarium water, continue with the bacteria starter 15 minutes later. Then insert fish
  • Water conditioner removes harmful substances from tap water and starter adds pollutant-decomposing bacteria
  • Without bacteria starter an accumulation of toxic ammonia and nitrite occurs
  • Ideal for freshwater aquariums with fish, shrimps and turtles
  • Contents: 1 x 15 ml water conditioner JBL Biotopol and 1 x 15 ml bacteria starter JBL Denitrol for 10-60 l aquarium water
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basic price 19,57 EUR / 100 ml
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Product information

Tap water often contains heavy metals and sometimes chlorine which is harmful for fish and invertebrates. The water conditioner JBL Biotopol helps to bind heavy metals and to neutralise chlorine. For these effects the water conditioner needs about 15 minutes. Then the aquarium starter JBL Denitrol should be added to supply beneficial cleansing bacteria to the aquarium which are not initially present there. Only with the help of cleansing bacteria can fish excrements be broken down effectively. That’s why the fish stock can be added directly after the use of JBL Denitrol.

Details

JBL StartKit

Art. no.:
2301000
EAN Code:
4014162230102
Content:
2 x 15 ml
Volume packaging:
0.280 l
Gross weight:
51.500 g
Net weight:
30 g
Weight factor:
0
Size(l/h/w):
27/140/74 mm
FAQ
What happens, when Denitrol has been dosed and the animals aren’t added until several days later?

Without an immediate insertion of animals the cleansing bacteria added with Denitrol will die from lack of food within a short period. If you insert the animals after several days (contrary to these instructions) problems will occur with ammonium/ammonia and nitrite.
If you insert the first fish immediately after adding Denitrol the cleansing bacteria will receive nutrition and start to reproduce. This ensures that there are enough bacteria available from the start to prevent problems with ammonium/ammonia or nitrite.

May I feed the animals on a regular basis during the first three weeks?

No, you need to feed them very sparingly with maximum 25% of the usual amount. The bacteria are adapting to the current water load and may not be overstrained. A slow increase allows the bacteria a stable adaptation to their environment.

Can I overdose Biotopol or Denitrol?

Do not exceed the double dose of Biotopol. With Denitrol you can add up to five times the amount of a dose.

How many fish, shrimps or snails may be inserted after 15 minutes?

After adding JBL Denitrol into initially set up aquariums you can add 1 cm fish per 2 litres of water. You can raise the fish stock after 14 days.

How are the filter bacteria (nitrobacter) preserved in the bottles? How can the bacteria survive inside?

The bacteria in the products are contained in a nutrient solution which meets the "minimum requirements", as full-scale metabolism would shorten the shelf life. As long as the bottles are in their original packaging and stored at temperatures between 4-35 °C the shelf life is 18 months.

If the liquid is clear or has occasional small brownish flocks, the product is fine. The smell should be barely discernible. If the liquid smells of rotten eggs or if it contains black flakes, the product is no longer suitable for use.

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