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W.O.W. Waste Out Weekly Freshwater FAQs

How does W.O.W Freshwater work? 

W.O.W. Waste Out Weekly contains billions of beneficial heterotrophic bacteria and enzymes that rapidly break down and remove waste and sludge from your freshwater aquarium. This helps improve biological filtration capability which results in improved water conditions.

How often do I use W.O.W.?

W.O.W. Waste Out Weekly is a natural water treatment that should be added weekly to help maintain a healthier aquarium and reduce your regular maintenance.
When used weekly W.O.W. keeps gravel, canister filters, power filters, hoses, lift tubes, decorations and all interior surfaces cleaner. Simply add 5 ml per 5 gallons weekly.

Can W.O.W. be used with other products or medications in the aquarium? 

W.O.W. can safely be used with aquarium water conditioners, supplements or medications. Regular use of W.O.W. helps maintain a lower organic waste level in your aquarium which can make most medications even more effective. 

To help ensure a strong biological filter add a double dose of W.O.W. after you finish medicating your aquarium. Many medications, although safe for nitrifying bacteria, will suppress biological activity. W.O.W. helps improve aquarium conditions to allow the nitrifying bacteria to again become fully active.

Why does my water get cloudy after adding W.O.W? 

W.O.W. is a very concentrated biological treatment. In some instances these bacteria remain free-floating in the water for a short amount of time causing a cloudy or hazy appearance. This is perfectly normal, safe, and will dissipate on its own within a few hours. 

Is W.O.W. safe for all of my aquarium inhabitants? 

Yes. W.O.W. is safe for all freshwater plants, invertebrates and fish, including scaleless fish.

Can I use W.O.W. Freshwater in my marine aquarium? 

W.O.W. Freshwater and W.O.W. Marine contain different strains of bacteria which have been cultured to be most effective in their specific environment. Although using W.O.W. Freshwater in a marine aquarium will not cause any problems, it will not be nearly as effective as using the correct product.

In what sizes is W.O.W. Waste Out Weekly Freshwater available?

W.O.W. Waste Out Weekly Freshwater is available in 4 oz., 16 oz., and 32 oz. bottles.

Can I purchase directly from FishVet?

Unfortunately not. Our products are not sold directly to the public. If your local store does not stock these products, ask them to request them from their distributor.


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