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Treating String Algae

  • CrystalClear® AlgaeOff® String Algae Remover

    4.2

    (115 reviews)

    …where the string algae infestation is within the pond then apply the prescribed amount directly on the algae in dry form. A slight fizzing will occur as the product starts to work. Seconds later you should see algae completely removed form the area treated. Heavy accumulations of algae may take two…
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    $18.99 - 99.99
  • Aquascape® IonGen™ 2 - Electronic Clarifier

    5.0

    (1 reviews)

    …connector cable that plugs into the control panel. Each probe can treat up to 25000 gallons and may last up to 3 years depending on treatment level. The Aquascape® IonGen™ 2 is an EPA registered algaecide to control string algae in your water garden. Looking to conceal the control panel?…
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    $311.98
  • …Selecting a chemical will depend on what type of algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv™ or other liquid chemicals will be your best bet. If you are fighting filamentous (string) algae then a granular form such as AlgaeOff® is better…
    …for you and your fish. Before you can make a plan for treating the different types of algae you have to know what type you are trying to destroy. Know Your Algae Algae comes in two basic forms: planktonic and filamentous. * Planktonic algae is the floating microscopic vegetation that is the source…
    …to Treat The key to successfully treating algae – whether planktonic filamentous or chara – is to make the most contact between actively growing algae and an algaecide. If the algae is cut or broken into smaller pieces it's harder for the chemicals to make contact. Because algae does…
    …* Algae: Algae is a cellular plant that is a common nuisance with no distinguishable leaves or root system. Referred to as string algae or pond scum is algae that floats on top of the water in clusters turn the water green and is often treated by a liquid algaecide. Chara is algae that…
    …can be tricky if you don't know the average depth of your pond. Most dyes will treat up to one acre with an average depth of 4-6' deep. If you're unsure how deep your pond is grab your boat and a weighted string. Be sure to test different areas to determine the average depth and follow the…