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Microbe Lift Pond Water Treatments
and Bird Bath Supplies



Microbe-Lift Algaway 5.4

  • Keeps pond water clear and algae free
  • Cuts Pond Maintenance
  • Safe for both plants and fish
  • Blend of Naturally occurring organisms that will balance the ecosystem in your pond, break down, deal algae, cycle the pond, break down bottom sediment, and eliminate odors
-MICROBELIFT Algaway 5.4 
SKU Description Price Order
EML211 Microbe-lift Algaway 8 oz 7.99 Call to Order
EML212 Microbe-lift Algaway 16oz 12.79 Call to Order
EML213 Microbe-lift Algaway 32 oz 19.99 Call to Order
EML214 Microbe-lift Algaway 1 gal 67.19 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift PL

  • Specially formulated for decorative fish ponds & lagoons.
  • Continued biological activity in water temperatures under 55°.
  • Creates a healthy environment for your pond, promoting faster fish growth.
  • Reduces ammonia & nitrogen levels.
  • Significantly reduces noxious odors caused by dead algae, fish fecal matter, & urine.
  • Reduces hydrogen sulfide, which creates strong, offensive odors.
  • Reduces biological oxygen demand (B.O.D.)
  • Reduces buildup of bird droppings, fish feed, & dead leaves.
  • Contains nitrifiers, including both nitrosonomas and nitrobacter species.
  • Contains photosynthetic bacteria which reduces cloudy water by promotin.
  • Contains photosynthetic bacteria which reduces cloudy water by promoting flocculation & settling of organic & inorganic particles.

Microbe Lift PL

SKU Description Price Order
EML001 Microbe-Lift PL - pt size 18.39 Call to Order
EML002 Microbe-Lift PL - qt size 27.99 Call to Order
EML003 Microbe-Lift PL - gal size 66.79 Call to Order
EML004 Microbe-Lift PL - 5 gallon (10PLX5G) 319.99 Call to Order

A Special Blend of Microbes that contain specially formulated strains of bacteria for use by pond professionals. Effective over a wide range of pH conditions. Reduces buildup of bird droppings, fish feed and dead leaves. Significantly reduces noxious odors caused by dead algae, fish fecal matter and urine. improves dissolved oxygen levels. Keeps ponds clean!

Application rates:
500-1000 gal. 12oz initially, 4oz per week for one month and 4 oz per month maintenance.
1001-5000 gal. 16oz initially, 6oz per week for one month and 6 oz per month maintenance.
5001-10000 gal. 32oz initially, 16oz per week for one month and 16 oz per month maintenance.
10001-50000 gal. 48oz initially, 20oz per week for one month and 20 oz per month maintenance.
50001-100,000 gal. 1 gal initially, 32oz per week for one month and 32 oz per month maintenance.
100,001-300,000 gal. 2 gal initially, 64oz per week for one month and 64 oz per month maintenance.
300,001-500,000 gal. 4 gal initially, 1 gal per week for one month and 1 gal per month maintenance.
SKU Description Price Order
EML022 Microbe-lift PBL/Pro Blend 32oz 23.19 Call to Order
EML023 Microbe-lift PBL/Pro Blend 1 Gallon 55.59 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Lice and anchor worm

Microbe-Lift Broad Spectrum Disease Treatment
Microbe-Lift/Lice and Anchor Worm is the most effective treatment for diseases of fish caused by lice and anchor worms. When used as directed, it will not harm biological filtration and may be used on scaleless fish.

Microbe-Lift/Lice and Anchor Worm may be used in any water temperatures above 40°F.
It should be stored in the original container above 40°F and under 100°F. Do not store in direct sunlight. Do not allow Microbe-Lift/Lice and Anchor Worm to freeze.

Microbe-Lift/Lice and Anchor Worm is intended for use with all ornamental pond fish. Not for use with fish or aquatic invertebrates intended for human consumption. Not for human or veterinary use.

Purpose: To treat diseases of fish caused by lice and anchor worms


MICROBE-LIFT/BSDT is the safest and most effective treatment for the control of diseases caused by Ichthyophithirius (Ich), Costia, Trichodina, Chilodonella, Oodinium and fungal infections.

MICROBE-LIFT/BSDT is the ONLY malachite green and formalin treatment that can be used in water temperatures as low as 50 degrees (F), thus allowing treatment in early Spring and late Fall.

SKU Description Price Order
EML237 Microbe-lift Broad Spectrum Disease Treatment 16oz 22.79 Call to Order
EML238 Microbe-lift Broad Spectrum Disease Treatment 32oz 35.99 Call to Order
EML239 Microbe-lift Broad Spectrum Disease Treatment 1 Gal 77.19 Call to Order
EML261 Microbe-Lift Lice & Anchor Worm 16oz 20.79 Call to Order
EML262 Microbe-Lift Lice & Anchor Worm 32oz 35.19 Call to Order
EML263 Microbe-Lift Lice & Anchor Worm 1 Gal 87.19 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift PL / Gel

PL/Gel is a technological breakthrough because it's the first product that puts the bacteria right where you want it to STAYS THERE!  PL/Gel will quickly attach to and populate any filter media including foam, strapping, floss, bio-balls, ceramic media, etc. helping to rapidly establish necessary biological activity in your filter, stabilizing your pond's environment quickly.  It also helps restore this activity to your filter when you clean or change the media in your filter. 

  • Applies easily to the filter without running or being messy
  • Contains the same spectrum of bacteria found in Microbe-Lift PL
  • Contains naturally occurring biopolymers that helps organisms quickly attach to media allowing for an 80% reduction in filter start-up time

SKU Description Price Order
EML082 Microbe-lift Gel Bacteria 8oz 11.99 Call to Order
EML083 Microbe-lift Gel Bacteria 16oz 20.39 Call to Order
EML084 Microbe-lift Gel Bacteria 32oz 27.19 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift HC

  • For natural ponds, lakes, and lagoons
  • Specially formulated for larger natural ponds, lakes, and lagoons.
  • Breaks down dead algae.
  • Dissolves away organic sludge.
  • Can be used in tanks, raceways, lagoons, ponds, and pools.
  • Contains nitrifiers, including both nitrosomonas and nitrobacter species.
  • Effective over a wide pH range
Microbe Lift HC
SKU Description Price Order
EML010 Microbe-Lift HC - 1 gal 81.59 Call to Order
EML009 Microbe-Lift HC - 5 gallon Totes (10HCX5G) 359.99 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Oxy Pond Cleaner

Oxy Pond Cleaner will safely yet immediately breakdown accumulated debris from rocks, streams and on waterfalls.

  • Uses Oxygen power to break down unsightly debris
  • Especially helpful on streams and waterfalls
  • Deeps cleans planters and rocks
  • Oxidizes and Detoxifies
  • Helps to prevent odors
microbe lift oxy pond cleaner 8 lb bucket
SKU Description Price Order
EML198 Microbe-lift Oxy Pond Cleaner 2lb 15.99 Call to Order
EML199 Microbe-lift Oxy Pond Cleaner 8lb 48.39 Call to Order
EML200 Microbe-lift Oxy Pond Cleaner 18lb 78.79 Call to Order
EML201 Microbe-lift Oxy Pond Cleaner 45lb 141.59 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Pond Salt Crystals

Will help maintain a healthy pond environment and reduce the threat of parasitic disease in pond water.

Temporarily blocks the toxic effect of nitrite, and by initiating the production of a thicker slime coat on the fish's body surface , helps to promote a stronger immune system and reduce stress. 

5 lbs. Pond Salt Crystals
SKU Description Price Order
EML205 Microbe-lift Pond Salt Crystals 2.5 lb 8.39 Call to Order
EML206 Microbe-lift Pond Salt Crystals 5lb 12.79 Call to Order
EML207 Microbe-lift Pond Salt Crystals 9lb 19.59 Call to Order
EML208 Microbe-lift Pond Salt Crystals 35 lb 52.39 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Autumn Prep

  • Will continue to provide sustained biological activity in water temperatures under 55°F.(12°C.)
  • Helps to jump-start your pond to a healthier environment in the spring
  • Helps to maintain a healthy immune system for your fish during the winter months.
  • Reduces buildup of dead leaves and organic sediment all winter long
Microbe Lift Autumn Prep
SKU Description Price Order
ELM040 Microbe-Lift Autumn Prep - qt size 30.79 Call to Order
ELM041 Microbe-Lift Autumn Prep - gal size 91.99 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Ensure

  • Specially formulated for natural or decorative water gardens.
  • Encourages better root and blossom development.
  • Healthier overall plant growth.
  • Ensures natural water conditions.
  • Promotes greater plant vitality.
  • Ensures a healthy start & reduces transplant shock.
  • Increases luster of leaves & pads.
  • Enhances ability of plants to utilize light, water, & nutrients by making the nutrients more bioavailable.
  • Establishes and maintains sybiotic microbial populations aiding in disease prevention.
  • Biologically supports a healthy pond balance which results in a healthier growing environment.
  • Compatible with all pond fish, wildlife, and other Microbe-Lift products.
  • Does not promote algae growth.
  • Clarifies discolored water.
  • Contains added macro-nutrients.
Microbe Lift Ensure
SKU Description Price Order
ELM015 Microbe-Lift Ensure - qt size 15.96 Call to Order
ELM016 Microbe-Lift Ensure - gal size 47.96 Call to Order

Spring / Summer  CLEANER

  • Specially formulated to accelerate the breakdown of leaves, small branches, and other accumulated dead organic waste.
  • Natural, nontoxic, noncaustic.
  • A seasonal approach for proper bacterial balance in ponds.
  • Pre-measured packets.
  • Easy to handle.
  • Cost effective
Microbe Lift Spring Cleaner
SKU Description Price Order
ELM021 Microbe-Lift Spring / Summer CLEANER 1qt 29.59 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift TheraP

  • Specially formulated for promoting fish health.
  • Provides a natural pond eco-system.
  • Better overall fish health & improved water quality.
  • For use with all ornamental, coldwater, temperate, cyprinids, native, & wild species.
  • Biologically supports a healthy immune system.
  • Reduces environmental stress.
  • Improves dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Digests organic droppings.
  • Aids respiration and gas exchange.
  • Contains both nitrosomonas and nitrobacter bacteria.
  • Oxidizes both ammonia and nitrites, also reduces nitrates.
  • Immediately seeds and maintains biological filters.
  • Biodegrades uneaten decomposed food (protein,starch,fats).
  • Eliminates noxious odors.
Microbe Lift TheraP
SKU Description Price Order
ELM006 Microbe-Lift TheraP - qt size 24.79 Call to Order
ELM007 Microbe-Lift TheraP - gal size 79.99 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Sludge Away

Especially helpful for ponds that have a rock or gravel bottom

Sludge Away is formulated specifically for removeal of organic bottom solids that are slow to degrade.

  • Provides "rapid and natural sludge and much removal"
  • 80% faster than competitive products
  • Binds phosphate
  • Helps improve pond clarity
  • 100% active ingredients
  • Disperses quickly
  • Organic and microbial based
  • Bio-degradable
  • Dosage of 1oz per 100 gallons

SKU Description Price Order
ELM060 Microbe-lift Sludge Away qt. 27.19 Call to Order
ELM061 Microbe-Lift Sludge Away gallon 65.59 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Sludge Away Booster

Microbe-Lift/SB, with selected microorganisms and enzymes, is designed specifically to achieve clear water conditions in ponds where the desired water quality has not been achieved by other treatment methods. Microbe-Lift/SB helps speed the biological oxidation of organics and the elimination of excessive nutrients that are the root cause of poor water quality, thereby enhancing quality and eliminating cloudy, solids laden and discolored water. Use Microbe-Lift/SB when excess debris forms on waterfalls and in ponds or streams to speed organic waste removal.

SKU Description Price Order
ELM011 Microbe-Lift Sludge Away Booster 5oz 7.95 Call to Order
ELM012 Microbe-Lift Sludge Away Booster 11oz 12.95 Call to Order
ELM013 Microbe-Lift Sludge Away Booster 2.75lbs 32.95 Call to Order
ELM014 Microbe-Lift Sludge Away Booster 3.5 lbs 56.95 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Calcium Montmorillonite Clay

100% Natural and Specially Formulated for pond clairy and koi health, growth, color

  • Fish nutrition through mineral ingestion
  • Immunity against viruses
  • Improving fish color
  • Detoxifying and clarifying pond water
  • 100-500 gallons of pond water use 1 teaspoon twice weekly

SKU Description Price Order
ELM090 Microbe-lift Montmorillonite Clay 2lbs 13.59 Call to Order
ELM091 Microbe-Lift Montmorillonite Clay 4lbs 21.59 Call to Order
EML092 Microbe-lift Montmorillonite clay 6lbs 28.79 Call to Order
EML093 Microbe-lift Montmorillonite Clay 25lbs 111.19 Call to Order


Totally Active Clarifier (dry bacterial cultures)

  • Keeps water clean
  • Eliminates organic matter
  • Significantly improves water quality and appearance
  • Buffers/aids in pH control
  • Improves marine life quality
  • Promotes essential bio-film development
  • Promotes bio-filter performance
  • Beneficial to water plant root systems

SKU Description Price Order
EML050 Microbe-lift TAC 8oz treats 80-250 gals 12.76 Call to Order
EML051 Microbe-Lift TAC 16oz treats 250-750 gals 23.19 Call to Order
EML052 Microbe-lift TAC 3lb  Treats 750-2000 gals 67.96 Call to Order
EML053 Microbe-lift TAC 5lb   treats 2000-5000 gals 83.96 Call to Order
EML054 Microbe-lift TAC 25lb   319.20 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Liquid Biological Mosquito Control

  • Biological Larvicide (BTI) Active Ingredient
  • Can be used in watergardens that contain live fish and plants
  • 540 square foot coverage per teaspoon
  • Up to 14 days activity depending on application site
  • Disperses evenly in water
  • No fish toxicity
  • No toxicity to non-targeted invertebrates
  • No potential for resistance developemtn in the target mosquito population
  • No adverse aesthetics to the pond
  • No organic or inorganic residues

SKU Description Price Order
EML064 Microbe-lift Mosquito control .05 oz  for birdbaths 10.36 Call to Order
EML065 Microbe-Lift Mosquito control 2oz  Treats up to 400 gallons 20.79 Call to Order
EML066 Microbe-lift Mosquito control 6 oz   Treats up to 2000 gallons 30.79 Call to Order
EML067 Microbe-lift Mosquito control 12oz   Treats up to 2500 gallons 22.95 Call to Order
EML068 Microbe-lift Mosquito control 16oz  Treats up to 5000 gallons 30.95 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Bio-Blue Enzymes and Pond Colorant

Specially formulated for Lakes, lagoons, decorative ponds, fountain/water features

Safely colors water a beautiful shade of blue (black)  while the enzymes assist the beneficial bacteria in your pond to create a healthy pond environment.

  • Once diluted, will not stain birds or fish, nor most concrete fountains or pond rocks
  • Safe for humans, plants and aquatic life
  • Mixes completely in hours
  • No restrictions on swimming, irrigating or fishing
  • Makes off-color water more appealing

SKU Description Price Order
EML017 Microbe-lift Bio-Blue 8oz 9.19 Call to Order
EML018 Microbe-lift Bio-Blue 16oz 16.39 Call to Order
EML019 Microbe-lift Bio-Blue 1 gal 55.19 Call to Order
EML099 Microbe-lift Bio BLACK 8oz 18.39 Call to Order
EML100 Microbe-lift Bio BLACK 16oz 31.99 Call to Order
Microbe-lift Defoamer eliminates foam in Seconds! It gets rid of unsightly foam fast, leaving pond water clean and clear. Persistent foaming can indicate a heavy concentration of undissolved organics. Partial water changes can improve water quality which will help reduce foaming. For ponds and fountains of all sizes.
1 oz per 500 gallons.

SKU Description Price Order
EML168 Microbe-lift Defoamer 16-oz 11.59 Call to Order
EML169 Microbe-lift Defoamer 32-oz 22.39 Call to Order
EML170 Microbe-lift Defoamer 1 gallon 36.95 Call to Order

Microbe-Lift Nite-Out II

Microbe-lift Nite-Out II is designed specifically for pond waters that contain marine life.  Its highly-specialized microbial consortium of nitrifying cultures are specially formulated to eliminate ammonia via a natural biological process termed nitrification.  The cultures contained in Nite-Out II will establish, promote or stabilize and maintain nitrification in pond waters, elminating the toxic effect of ammonia. 

  • Initiates nitrification
  • Promotes stable nitrification
  • Provides stable cold weather nitrification
  • Safe for use around plants and animals

SKU Description Price Order
EML026 Microbe-lift Nite-Out II 16oz 15.99 Call to Order
EML027 Microbe-lift Nite-Out II 32oz 26.39 Call to Order
EML028 Microbe-lift Nite-Out II 1 gal 83.19 Call to Order

Birdbath Cleaner

A natural soy based cleaner by Microbe-lift for birdbaths, garden statues, sculptures, stones and brick. Removes organic debris, mineral deposits and scum buildup. Corrects problems with scaling, staining and discolored water. 32 oz.

  • Powerful and safe removal of organic debris, Mineral deposits along with buildup
  • Environment friendly
  • Biodegradable, skin friendly and nontoxic
  • Safe for use around birds, animal and humans
  • Safe for use around plants and grass
  • Not harmful to fish or other aquatic life
  • No air polluting VOCs
  • Uses renewable soybean resources
  • State of the art cleaning product combines biodegradable resources and technology along with micro emulsion technology

SKU Description Price Order
EML031 Microbe-Lift Soy Based Cleaner 8oz 6.95 Call to Order
EML032 Microbe-Lift Soy Based Cleaner 32oz 15.99 Call to Order

Birdbath Clear

Specially formulated for Birdbaths used by Birds, Small Fish, Frog, Etc.

  • A special formulation that helps keep fountain water clear 
  • One capful a week helps to prevent organic contaminates from forming.
  • Safe for Birds, aquatic Plants and lawns.
Birdbath Clear
SKU Description Price Order
EML035 Bird Bath Clear 4oz 10.39 Call to Order

Soy based Cleaner

A special blend of soy-based chemistry

Will help correct mineral problems such as scaling, staining, and water discolorations.

  • Not harmful to fish or other aquatic life
  • Safe for use around animals and home
  • Powerful and safe removal of organic debris, mineral deposits along with scum buildup
  • Environment friendly
  • Biodegradable, skin friendly and nontoxic
  • Safe for use around plants and grass
  • No air polluting VOCs
  • Uses renewable soybean resources
  • State of the art cleaning product combines biodegradable resources and technology along with micro emulsion technology
  • Will not scratch vinyl or plastic surface when used according to label directions
  • Great to use prior to vinyl or plastic pond setup each spring to remove any winter residual buildup. 
Soy Based Claner
SKU Description Price Order
EML030 Microbe-Lift Soy Based Cleaner 32oz 13.95 Call to Order

Microbe-lift Aquatic Planting Media

  • Pre-Colonized with beneficial bacteria
  • Ideal to sue when potting aquatic plants
  • Retains oxygen
  • Will not break down or float
  • Will not cloud pond water
  • 100% natural minerals
  • All inert ingredients
  • No Fertilizer, compost peat or pesticides

SKU Description Price Order
EML086 Microbe-Lift Planting Media 10lb 16.79 Call to Order
EML087 Microbe-Lift Planting Media 20lb 33.59 Call to Order


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