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10 Ways to Say Adios to Algae
Aquarium algae is one battle all aquarists face. If left unchecked, it can cover the glass, filters, plants, and substrate. This article discusses the top 10 tips for beating the aquarium maintenance nightmare.
Algae Control: Herbivores Can Help
Algae-eating herbivores like plecostomus, otocinclus, crabs, and snails control algae and detritus in your aquarium.
Algae: Improve Water Quality to Reduce Nuisance Algae
Algae are prolific and opportunistic organisms that take advantage of aquarium systems that are out of balance. Water quality issues create ideal conditions for algae. This article explains how proper water quality helps control algae.
Automatic Feeders: Reduce Overfeeding and Algae Growth
A common problem in aquarium-keeping is overfeeding. As uneaten food decomposes, it can cause a series of events that can seriously compromise water quality. Learn how automatic feeders help maintain proper water quality.
Freshwater Aquarium Algae Control
We can never "control" algae; we can only try to keep it "under control." To accomplish this, we must understand what conditions encourage the growth of algae and how they can be limited. This article touches on the most basic factors.
Introduction to Aquarium UV Sterilizers
Algae, parasites, and bacterial diseases are a nuisance in any aquarium. There is nothing more disheartening than watching hours of meticulous aquarium maintenance come undone. Read how aquarium UV sterilizers can help.
Phosphate & Algae Control
The single most annoying problem in your aquarium is likely the ongoing battle against algae. Left unchecked, it can cover the glass making viewing impossible. Read how controlling phosphate plays a role in controlling algae in aquariums.
Product Highlight: Mag-Flip Aquarium Algae Cleaner
The Mag-Flip Aquarium Algae Cleaner is the solution for convenient algae removal. The 2-in-1 Mag-Flip eliminates the need to switch tools during aquarium maintenance.
Red Slime Prevention
Red Slime Algae are unsightly, aggressive algae commonly found in many saltwater aquariums. Though they are commonly referred to as algae, they are not "true" algae, but are cyanobacteria. This article explains how to manage red slime algae.
Sensible Algae Management Tips
Aggressive attempts to eradicate algae altogether will more likely harm aquarium inhabitants and upset biological filtration. Learn how to sensibly manage algae growth by finding a balance between no algae and nuisance algae.

 

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