MB7 is a product from Brightwell. The actual name is Microbacter 7. It is a bacterial supplement to be used along with a carbon source to drive bacterial populations which in turn consume nutrients. In other words Pro Biotics.
True. Vodka is a carbon source as is vinegar and sugar. Brightwell also sells a carbon source under the name Reef Bio Fuel to be used in conjunction with MB7. Other probiotic programs include Zeovit and Prodibio. If you choose to use one of these methods it is imperative that you have an efficient protein skimmer. A. Because the skimmer will pull the "gut loaded" bacteria from your system and B. Because bacteria consumes oxygen and the skimmer will help to offset that consumption.
Originally Posted by tankdude
I think people use this when they dose with vodka.
That is what I wanted to use it for Jim. I've used Biozyme for FW for over 25yrs and it's always worked, awesome stuff! It's also made for SW.
I thought I read somewhere that MB-7 could also be used for cycling new tanks.
Since it seems to be so complicated to use, which I am totally for keeping it as simple as I can, I'll just stick with what I know, that has worked for me. Plus Biozyme is a lot cheaper-lol
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