Tropical and Goldfish Algae Problems Solved
Algae manifests itself in a number of ways, all of which are undesirable in an aquarium. It can appear as a green bloom in the water, a brown or green film covering the gravel, static surfaces such as rocks & ornaments & broad leaf plants or a hair like growth. In almost every case it grows because of an organic nutrient imbalance in the aquarium water in the form of excess Phosphates & Nitrates. Excessive natural light or artificial illumination can also be a causeitive factor.
The best way to manage any algae problem in the long term is to address this nutrient imbalance & ensure light levels are approptiate. In this section you will find products to reduce Phosphate & Nitrate for long term management & treatments which will reduce or eradicate algae in the shorter term.