Dosage Calculator

Calculate the dosage for your bacteria product based on your industry with Bacteria Direct’s easy-to-use dosage calculator.

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What is FOG? — FOG stands for Fats, Oils, & Greases

Algae Aquaculture Lake Treatment

Reference Guide: Find Your Industry Average BOD

What is BOD? — BOD stands for Biological Oxygen Demand

Biodiesel 15,000 — 20,000 mg/L BOD
CAFO 4,000 — 6,000 mg/L BOD
Food Processors with Fats, Oils, & Greases 5,000 — 15,000 mg/L BOD
Meat Processors 2,000 — 4,000 mg/L BOD
Municipal 150 — 250 mg/L BOD
Petrochemical 15,000 — 20,000 mg/L BOD
Beverage 5,000 — 15,000 mg/L BOD
Breweries 7,000 — 10,000 mg/L BOD
Distilleries 15,000 — 20,000 mg/L BOD
Food Processors without Fats, Oils, & Greases 5,000 — 15,000 mg/L BOD
Industrial/Chemical 5,000 — 15,000 mg/L BOD
Wineries 5,000 — 7,000 mg/L BOD

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Wastewater With Fats, Oils, & Greases

For the following industries: Biodiesel, CAFO, Food Processors with FOG, Meat Processors, Municipal, Paper & Pulp, Petrochemical and Other Waste Streams With FOG

Wastewater Without Fats, Oils, & Greases

For the following industries: Beverage, Breweries, Distilleries, Food Processors without FOG, Industrial/Chemical, Wineries and Other Waste Streams Without FOG

AquaClear™ Tablet Dosage Rates

These dosing suggestions are based on industry averages and customer feedback. Every application is different and the dosing should be monitored and calibrated.

Shock Treatment
Weeks 1 & 2 1 lb. per every 500,000 gallons, daily
Weeks 3 to 6 1 lb, per every 500,000 gallons, every other day
Weeks 7+ 1 lb. per every 500,000 gallons, twice per week
Maintenance Treatment
Weekly 1 lb. per every 500,000 gallons

Clarify™ Powder Dosage Rates

These dosing suggestions are based on industry averages and customer feedback. Every application is different and the dosing should be monitored and calibrated.

Shock Treatment
Weeks 1 & 2 1 lb. per every 300,000 gallons, daily
Weeks 3 to 6 1 lb. per every 300,000 gallons, every other day
Weeks 7+ 1 lb. per every 300,000 gallons, twice per week
Maintenance Treatment
Weekly 1 lb. per every 300,000 gallons
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