Their impressive ability to clean water of phosphate and nitrogenous waste notwithstanding, these microbes have been most extensively used (especially in the US) for their equally impressive ability to consume organic waste. PNSB are “digester” bacteria that consume a rather wide variety of organic substances, including recalcitrant (poorly degradable) organics such as macroalgal rubbish. Click below to learn more--and prepare to be amazed!
Purple non-sulfur bacteria in aquarium Filtration. When inoculating new systems, we recommend adding them days after adding the nitrifiers.