Ponds produce a large ammount of organic sludge such as dead vegetation, algae and excess food. This sludge blocks pumps, filters, and chokes ponds. The only means of conrtol has been time-consuming and messy manual cleaning. Pond Sludge Buster is fish and plant safe and contains cultures of biological organisms which actively consume organic sludge therefore taking the hard work out of keeping your pond clean and healthy. It can be used on its own or after anti algae treatments to reduce problems of oxygen depletion in the water. Treats 2000 gallons. (9000 litres) Each sachet contains 8,500 million bacteria to consume the pond sludge.