Is Algaefix safe for saltwater aquariums?

Help treat and control algae growth, and reduce your marine or reef aquarium maintenance with API’s Algaefix. When use in saltwater it is also safe for clams, scallops, snails, anemones, shrimp, sea cucumbers, feather dusters, coralline algae, soft and hard corals and other invertebrates.

Can I use marine Algaefix in freshwater?

Can the marine algae fix be used in a freshwater pond? This algaecide can be used in freshwater ponds and aquariums.

Is API Algaefix reef safe?

As a reef safe aquarium algaecide, ALGAEFIX MARINE controls many types of algae in marine and reef aquariums including Red Slime Algae and Brown Algae. It will not harm marine fish, corals and other invertebrates and Will not harm coralline algae. Controls Red Slime Algae (Oscillatoria/Spirulina major)

How do you control algae in a saltwater fish tank?

5 Effective Ways to Control Algae in Reef Aquariums

  1. Always use RO/DI water in a reef aquarium.
  2. Do not overfeed fish and corals.
  3. Remove nutrients from the aquarium.
  4. Maintain or upgrade aquarium lighting.
  5. Keep your aquarium clean.

Will AlgaeFix hurt my fish?

API ALGAEFIX™ algae control will not harm fish or turtles. Turtles and other aquatic reptiles or amphibians can remain in the aquarium during treatment. DO NOT use with freshwater crustaceans including shrimp, crabs, and lobsters. My aquarium has been affected by a major algae bloom.

Can I use Algaefix with snails?

We’d recommend using the API ALGAEFIX MARINE aquarium algaecide, which will not harm marine fish, corals, or invertebrates (snails).

Is algae killer bad for fish?

Algaecide treatments, no matter what chemical is used, can be safe for both fish and plants if used correctly. The chemicals in algacides, although potent, do not directly harm your fish. Fish that die from the use of algaecides die from oxygen deprivation.

Does API Algaefix work on brown algae?

API MARINE ALGAEFIX Algae Control effectively controls these types of algae: Green algae, “Red Slime”, and “Brown algae” in saltwater aquariums. Works fast. Will not harm marine fish, corals or other invertebrates when used as directed.

What kind of water does a Cyclotella live in?

Many of the Cyclotella species that have been studied have been shown to be found in aquatic environments that are either slightly or highly alkaline. C. distinguenda is known to prefer alkaline waters, and C. gamma has been found in lakes that have a pH range of 7.2 to 7.8.

How did the genus Cyclotella get its name?

In 1984, Håkansson and Ross recognized a nomenclatural problem and proposed that the name of the genus Cyclotella be conserved with Kützing’s material of ” Frustulia operculata (C. Agardh) sensu Kütz Taennstaedt 1834″ as the type.

What is the size of a Cyclotella cell?

The size of Cyclotella varies by species. C. atomus has a diameter of 5-7 μm, whereas C. quillensis can have a diameter up to 24-54 μm. The most studied species of the genus, C. meneghiniana, has a diameter of 6-18 μm. Like all other diatoms, Cyclotella spp. have transparent cell walls.

Where is the rimoportula located in the Cyclotella?

In the genus Cyclotella sensu stricto the rimoportula is positioned on a costa, within the ring of marginal fultoportulae (Alverson et al. 2011). Like the genera Cyclostephanos, Discostella and Lindavia the valve face of Cyclotella has differential ornamentation between the central and marginal areas.