How to Control an Algae Bloom?

Answer Algae blooms are not very good for fish, and are sometimes troublesome to get rid of. It doesn't help that most algaecides are poisonous to snails. This article will help with getting rid of algae ... Read More »

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How is nitrogen-based fertilizers related to algae bloom?

Farmers use artificial nitrogen based fertilizers on their land to improve their crops. However, the fertilizer is very soluble and it washes off into the rivers lakes and oceans where it also feed... Read More »

How to Control String Algae?

String algae, also known as pond scum, blanket algae and pond moss, is a filamentous algae floating on the surface of ponds. It bonds with other filamentous algae to create strings and lime green m... Read More »

How to Control Algae in Dugouts?

Oftentimes, dugouts are thought of as a small lake or pond. Dugouts are used on farming grounds to feed livestock and for growing crops. No matter the use, the water quality in dugouts is important... Read More »

How to Control Marine Red Slime Algae?

The red slime algae that develops in some saltwater tanks is not really algae. It is actually a form of bacteria called cyanobacteria. It thrives on the nutrients in the water, including leftover f... Read More »