For storing water long term add 4 drops per gallon of water being stored. Use the enclosed 10 mL (1/3 ounce vial) for measuring. One vial treats 55 gallons. It is recommended that you change out your stored water once every 5 years. Berkey Biofilm Drops™ remain active in water being stored for years and […]
When the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are added to water being stored, will temperature affect the storage time?
When the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are added to water being stored, heat or cold will not affect the efficacy of the drops.
When using Berkey Biofilm Drops™ please use as directed. At the doses recommended they are equivalent to taking a vitamin supplement. Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are not harmful to the human body. They may in fact be beneficial to the human body, which needs copper for good health. For more information on copper and good health, […]
Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are a patented process that are made of all pharmaceutical or food grade ingredients that are listed by the FDA as safe for human consumption. As with any supplements please follow dosage instructions and do not overdose
What is the purpose of adding the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ to a Berkey® system and what are the benefits?
The purpose of adding Berkey Biofilm Drops™ to your Berkey® system is to prevent the potential growth of biofilm within the element media, which will prolong the life of your elements. Berkey Biofilm Drops™ will also help prevent potential slime (algae) growth in your tank. Using the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ will impregnate the Berkey® elements […]
The instructions that come with the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ state: “It is significant to note that these levels are below the EPAs Maximum Allowed Levels (MAL) of 1.33 ppm and the World Health Organizations (WHO) of 2.0 ppm.” What do these levels refer to?
The levels refer specifically to copper. Please note that if you put fish in water treated with Berkey Biofilm Drops™, it is important to check first to see if the type of fish you have are sensitive to copper; as some fish may have a sensitivity.
Under ideal conditions, the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ have proven to remain full strength for up to 10 years. If the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are or become frozen, the expected shelf life is half, or up to 5 years. Please note on the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ box, it is clearly stated, “Do Not Freeze.”
The Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are made up of the following ingredients: Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate – 2.5% Water – 96.5% Silver Nitrate, Complexants & Stabilizers – <1%