Fritz Rift Lake Cichlid Salt - 3lbs

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Fritz Rift Lake Cichlid Probiotic Salt is a special blend of salts formulated to replicate the natural chemistry/habitat of the African Rift Lakes. Fritz Rift Lake Cichlid Probiotic Salt contains the necessary trace elements to duplicate African Cichlid's natural habitat. Added probiotics increase and diversify the population of beneficial bacteria benefiting health and helping to reduce nitrates and phosphates naturally. Fritz Rift Lake Cichlid Probiotic Salt will help your cichlids thrive and reproduce while promoting health, growth and intensified color.

For best results use with Fritz Rift Lake Cichlid Buffer to adjust pH and carbonate hardness.


Use when adding new water to aquariums following the dosage below for the lake you are wanting to simulate.

Dosages below are per 10 gallons (37.85 liters)

Tanganyika: Use 1.5 tsp (11 g)

Malawi: Use 3/4 tsp (5.5 g)

Victoria: Use 1/2 tsp (3.6 g)

Dosages are based on RO and/or DI water; for other water sources, measure hardness (GH) first, then add according to need.For reference, the Tanganyika dose raises GH by 9 units, Malawi by 4.5 units and the Victoria dose by 3 units.

The following GH ranges are recommended:

Tanganyika: 3–5.5 meq/L (8–14 dGH)

Malawi: 1.5–3meq/L (4–8 dGH)

Victoria: 1–2 meq/L (3–6 GH)