The Algae won't hurt you. But if the chlorine isn't killing the algae, then other microorganisms might be present also. But then, we grew up swimming in ponds and streams. After shocking the pool, the algae will take longer to dissipate, so I'd let the kids in 24 hours after shocking, even if the wa…
If you are getting bright color patches on plaster hmmm, what is happening to the equipment also? You could have a chemical imbalance in your pool. Are you actually using a test kit to determine the readings of chlorine and pH? You may have reduced the life of the pool plaster and the equipment by m…
I'd say pour in a cup or so of bleach, brush it a bit, maybe let it sit a few minutes, and flush a couple of times.
Black algae is a serious problem, particularly during the summer.
In the semi-private pool we had, the technician tried to fix the
problem with the water in the pool. We ended up [hired a new pool
company] having to empty the pool, do the remedial things to the
pool surface, replace the sand filter.…
Getting Rid of Pool AlgaeHere are several opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers:Algae is a constant problem especially for someone who has trees around their pool. One great preventative is Sodium Tetraborate Pentahydrate (like pureblue Primo). You have to add a great deal in the beginning, but unli…
Shock the pool with chlorine (your Pool shop will tell you how much to add). Run the filter constantly, cleaning as necessary, for a couple of days. Brush pool walls as well. Then install a salt water system and you won't get that algae coming back.
If it is genuine 'black algae' it is very difficult to remove without emptying the pool and gouging the black algae out of the pool surface. Other algae can be removed by shocking the pool, filtering continuously and brushing walls while maintaining a good sanitizer level.
We have had several problems w/our pool water and it seems that whenever we purchase ANY Bioguard products it clears it up right away. Bioguard has a website www.bioguard.com and you can locate a dealer near you. Their products are great for any problem. We are using their 3 step program to maintain…
shocking will not get rid of algae,algae feeds on phosphates so you'll have to get your phosphate level down to zero using a product a pool store sells to control this.good luck.
Phosphates are only a big factor in Salt Pools, The areas with growth are not getting circulation to refresh the activ…
You need to kill it first then prevent it from happening again. Brush the pool down. Shock the pool with 3 times the normal amount. Then start a phosphate treatment. When doing this treatment make sure you place everything including toys into the pool so it get treated as well. A great phosphate pro…
they have something that's called a vaccum and its a special type that's used for pools. i don't know exactly what its called but you will have to ask and find out.
There are a wide variety of algaecides (algae killers) available. Your local home improvement store, or pool store, has them. Most pools can be treated for about $20.You will want to use an algaecide, and "shock" the pool which briefly brings the chlorine level up to an insane amount, and then use a…
I am assuming you have an algae problem, and not green from a metal problem. Before you do much you should make sure it is not from metals in your pool.You may have not put in enough chemicals or still need to shock the pool more. Some times a triple or quadruple shock works, added with a good algae…
There is no such thing as actual black algae. It is just a name
given to crystallized green algae. Green algae that can not
flourish will die and crystallize and try to grow again and again
in the same spot forming those black buds. Usually you will get
black algae from keeping a constant level of c…
usa lots and lots of liquide shock. it will kill it and it will go to the bottom, then vacume it up
Answer algae grows naturally in water , try water and sunlightAlgae is found where the capacity of water and sunlight is more.. because it helps algae for photosynthesis. ....Algae is also the photo synthetic plant..
Algae dust that comes from the algae fairy right?Anyway the best way to get rid of the algae skeletons (as one of my customers calls it) is to vacuum them directly out of the pool bypassing the filter. The problem is that these dead algae spores are too small for the filter to pick up so they end up…
Yes, if there is a lot of it floating on the surface. Take a look at a ditch or shallow pond anytime from midsummer to fall; sometimes the entire surface will be covered with a green slimy layer of algae up to an inch thick.
We have a 15 x 30 foot pool, approximately 17,000 gallons. Had green algae on the steps, bottom and sides after being away for about 2 weeks. The water was still clear but had some green slime floating also. Ugh!!! I did some online research and then took a sample to my local pool store (t…
Brown algae are photosynthetic, so it obtains its energy by converting light energy.
Too much sunlight on the tank!!
Marine worms are vary picky eaters and will only eat decaying lions. Unless they are starving this is the only food they eat!Or Marine worms eat the organic debris in the bottom of water environments.
Red Algae - grows 1 to 3 ft tall. - live in warm salt water. - contain HIGH amounts of calcium Brown Algae -3-350 ft tall - "carageenan"--- labeled in ice cream & soda pop. Green Algae - less than 1 ft tall - grow in fresh water - some can move
just draw seaweed
Algae looks like moss it comes in many different colors like green or yellow or brown.
The study of Algae and Seaweed.
removing dead algae
I do this one of two ways. Get a floc (flocculant) from a pool supply store. Pour in the required amount, run the pump for an hour, then turn off the water for 24 hours. Everything will settle to the bottom. Vacuum to waste. The floc causes particles that are smaller than 20…
algae is the primary food for small fishes and crabs.Many different species of fish and protista eat algae. (animalia) For Ex: plankton (protista) for Ex: ciliateThe animals that eat algae includes frogs, salamanders, crayfish,
aquatic insects, snails, some fish, water fleas, mussels, and water
I would say, unless you have a pressure washer, you should just buy a new one.
They're not that expensive.
Some plankton do eat algae. Phytoplankton are a form of algae, and some zooplankton are consumers of phytoplankton.
There is no such thing as actual black algae. It is just a name given to crystallized green algae. Green algae that can not flourish will die and crystallize and try to grow again and again in the same spot forming those black buds. Usually you will get black algae from keeping a constant level of c…
I assume that algae would affect the Navigator's ability to move on the bottom and/or climb walls because it is slippery.
The following is part of a Hayward troubleshooting guide:
My cleaner doesn't move
Cleaners depend on several factors to make them operate. There must be enough wat…
The only algae eaters that are safe with goldfish are bristlenose plecos. Weather (dojo) loaches can also be placed with goldfish, but they are not comparable to a pleco for cleaning algae (though they do clean some).
Multicellular algae are classified as Protists. Refer to Biology, 7th Edition, by Sylvia S. Mader, McGraw Hill, 2001, pp. 528-532, 559.circle with lines in the middle:)
Algae is caused by the change of nutrients in the water.
In a word ~ NO. If the algae bloom is that severe maybe a replaster is in order. Sounds like you need to be more diligent on chemistry in the pool along with proper filtration among other things. Sounds like a problem of neglect. Black algae will bore into the plaster unlike green algae. I…
yes so long as it isn't too bad, otherwise you may need an algaecide and at worse an clarifier or floculent.
It still could be algae
It could still be yellow or mustard algae. Chlorine is not always the only antidote to an algae bloom. You must use an algaecide, as well. Copper- and silver-based varieties are effective. When the algae is dead and sinks to the bottom, it may appear grayish in color. Vacu…
Algae is like a plant but it does not have roots stems or leaves because it lives in water.
First try increasing the chlorine content in the water. If that does not work get a non metal based algaecide and follow the instructions on the bottle , If that still does not do the job you may have to flock the water settle the algae to the bottom and vacuum it to waste.
a micro habitat is a habitat for extremely small creatures such as woodlice.
I used bleach
Get something wet and make sure you can keep it wet, then get it some sunlight.
Algae eating fish include: bottom dwellers such as loaches, cat fish and plecs and many marine and fresh water tropical fish such as plecostomus fish.
Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green algae in the shape of a perfect spiral coil living both in sea and fresh wateris rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids which is a type of antioxidant that can help protect cells from damage. It contains nutrients, including B complex vitamins, vit…
no mainly piranha and oscars.
It doesn't eat, it makes its own food through photosynthesis.
in a sink get the water flowing to be a similar temperature to the habitat, luke warm. Make sure the water is gentel, not full blast but you want more than just a trickle. Hold the turtle under it by it shell. Expose the head and each limb to the running water. or you can fill up the tub or sink and…
Most algae do not actually eat anything. Algae are just very tiny plants. Like other plants, they make their own food by the process of photosynthesis. Powered by the energy of the Sun, dissolved carbon dioxide in water is used to make carbohydrates that plants live on. Algae also extract microscopi…
No. Phytoplankton is a type of plankton.
What algae will consume depends on the particular species of algae, whether autotrophic, heterotrophic, or mixotrophic, and the conditions it is in. Photoautotrophic algae (plant-like algae) mostly need sunlight, Nitrogen, Potassium, and Phosphorus as well as water and CO2. Other species are able to…
yup, every living thing does
Pond plants are by far the best means of controlling algae, as they reduce three of the four algae stimulants by shading and cooling the pond, and competing for nutrients. Submerged "aerating" plants and floating plants like water hyacinth, water lettuce and parrot's feather are particular…
rocks, limestone, animals, ice, trees, water, springs, soil, trees
Algae in the marine environments are distributed ecologically as , Plankton (Phytoplankton ), Benthos ( Seaweeds ) or Endo-zoic ( Zooxanthellae ) . Egypt has a long coastal area on the Red Sea as well as its coasts on the Mediterranean . While there are Coral reef and Mangrove ecosystems and no coa…
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the scientific name for algae is algioperstit
The Siamese algae eater, Surgeon fish and fish that eats red algae.
The Lined chiton, Sea slug and Spider conch also feed on red algae.
green algae feeds on the waste of the fishes or waste food. all of these things cause bacteria and waste micro-organisms which they would feed on.
Algae is something that goes naturally almost like a sea grass. If
you add humic acid to algae you may see the algae become stressed.
They LOVE Lettuce! Boil the lettuce for 10-15 minutes and then drain it. Chop it up a little, and then put it on a tray to freeze it. Each day give the tadpoles a small pinch of the lettuce. They do like hiding places, such as small rock structures and moss.
Algae eats a lot of things. But being a plant you can be sure that it creates its own food through photosynthesis. However, algae needs extra nutrients to help it along. Cheif among these are 2 things 1. Nitrates - produced through the nitrogen cycle, fish waste (ammonia) is converted by bacteria …
Algae (singular: alga) are photosynthetic, eukaryotic organisms that do not develop multicellular sex organs. Algae can be unicellular, or they may be large, multicellular organisms. Algae can occur in or fresh waters, or on the surfaces of moist soil or rocks. The multicellular algae develop specia…
Spirogyra is usually found in fresh water, ponds, ditches, and clean water with lots of nutrients. They grow underwater but when there is a lot of sunlight they produce oxygen as well.
Try 1 oz. of bleach to a pint of water. Soft scrub brush in a circular motion to get into the grooves. May need to repeat cleaning a second time to kill the algae or mould. However if it an exterior slate you must seal it as it will always get moulds, mosses and algae.Do not attempt to add a higher …
Algae is grown by ammonia in the water that is turned into nitrite/nitrate is food for algae to grow. It also needs a little light. To get rid of it you can put fast growing live plants in your aquarium to reduce the nitrite/nitrate in the water that algae feeds on. See Related links below
You can find algae almost anywhere on earth, in hot places, in cold places, in the bottom of the ocean, sea, river, lake.
Actually, most algae is classified in the kingdom Protista. Cyanobacteria (also algae) is classified as a bacteria. Very few organisms that take the common name "algae" are still classified as plants. Response: So, no, algae is not a plant Response: yes
Algae needs water, light, and minerals like phosphate and nitrate to grow.
The most popular species of fish for algae eaters: 1. Plecostomus (several varieties) 2. Rosie Barbs (cherry) 3. Siamese Algae Eaters 4. Otto (Otocinclus 5. Many species of freshwater shrimp and snails are also great algae-eaters. 6. Catfish7. Goldfish8. Koi
algae are classified according to color, they are also classified according to how they reproduce
There are several groups, including the reds (which include many seaweeds, including the coralline algae), greens (that include both marine, aquatic and terrestrial species, and are related to land plants), and the browns (which also include many seaweeds, including kelp). They are in the protista…
Yes, salmon do eat algae.
Any of various chiefly aquatic, eukaryotic, photosynthetic organisms, ranging in size from single-celled forms to the giant kelp. Algae were once considered to be plants but are now classified separately because they lack true roots, stems, leaves, and embryos.
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Both absorb light energy and make it where algae can produce sufficient energy to live. They also give algae its green color.
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red algae red algae contain a pigment r-phycoerythrin which absorbs blue light and reflects red light. blue light can penetrate deeper parts of sea than other lights of higher wavelengths. hence we find red algae in deep sea oceans
Algae is the largest producer of oxygen
There are a variety of algae eating fish including Rabbit fish and Surgeon fish
They do not need any specific lighting. You can use any aquarium lighting from normal florescent tubes, to metal halide lights, to even LED's. The livestock that requires more intese lighting are different corals or anemones.
The algae are eaten by smaller marine life such as cope pods, fish and tons more by slightly larger fish. The DHA gets passed along the food chain, all the way up to the biggest fish, but the original source is the algae.
To just KILL Roof Algae, simply spray it with some Copper or Zinc Sulfate mixed with water.
1 8 oz cup of copper sulfate per gallon of water will kill any plant growing on a roof, and provide lasting protection against re growth for awhile.
Be sure and wet ALL plants and grass down before applicat…
Yes, dish soap does affect algae. Because of the chemicals and
cleaning agents, the dish soap will help break down the algae.
Do frequent water changes and buy an algae scrubber. Get a good one( usually around 10 dollars) that will collect the algae instead of simply removing it from the glass into the water.
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Green is the color of algae........ some algae are green, Red, Brown, or Golden Brown
They survive by photosynthesis. They are also a vital part of the food chain of the marine life. and it loves rape
some algae can be used to make ice cream thick and creamy. diatoms (type of green algae) are used to make toothpaste gritty. red algae is used to rap sushi in.this is disgustiong
The red, brown, yellow and green colors of algae help them blend in
with the colors of the ocean floor,so they won't be found or eaten
by their predators. Algae have special cells which make these
colors appear so they can better use the light energy available to
them while under water for photosynt…
Algae used to come under fungus, but now it is in its own group. It falls under eukaryote.