Can Safe Start be split?

jdhef

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Tetra recommends that you do not split a bottle. I think this is probably due to not knowing that the bacteria is evenly distributed within the bottle. And while I don't recommend splitting the bottle, to answer your second question, there is an expiration date on the bottle.
 
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Ah, okay. The bigger bottle is actually a few cents cheaper (because of Amazon reasons?) would it be a problem if I used too much?
 

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You can't overdose on TSS, any and all bacteria you can get from it is a plus and any surplus will die off and cause no problems.

That said, I wouldn't split TSS. Yes, it expires.
 

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It won't be an issue if you use too much BB. I did read somewhere people day that TSS will expire approximately 6 months after the bottle has been opened, just one issue with that, TSS for some reason doesn't come with a safety seal so you never know 100% if the bottle has been opened or not.
 
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