algae

Common Nuisance Algae and How to Treat Them

Algae can enter your aquarium from introduced rocks, sand or frags, and when the conditions are right, algae will take…

The Algae Buster Profiles: Part One

The Algae Busters Part One Dealing with algae can be one of the most frustrating aspects of the aquarium hobby.…

Getting Rid of Algae in the Freshwater Aquarium

Nuisance algae can be unsightly and hard to control in any tank, for any aquarist. So we have gathered some…

DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Getting Rid of Cyanobacteria and Algae (Using Re-Fresh and Waste-Away)

The long-term solution to cyano and algae is adding competing bacteria back into your aquarium that will consume nutrients and…

The Best Magnetic Algae Cleaners And How to Choose The Right One For Your Aquarium

Your algae magnet is essential and is one of the most frequently used tools on your tank This is the…

Red Slime!!! – Reef Tank Pest Control #3: How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria, or Cyano for short, is not an algae like what many of you might think but is in fact…

How to Grow Coralline Algae In Your Aquarium: The Simple Truth

Growing coralline algae is one of the most discussed topics among reef aquarists. But here’s some good news: there is…

Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

The way you cycle your aquarium can actually impact its success long term. We discussed the pros and cons of…

Algae Scrubbers Explained: Natural Filtration For Your Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #7

We ask how algae scrubbers work, what the benefits are, how scrubbers compare to reactors and refugiums, what types of…

Practical Solutions For Controlling Nutrients in Your Reef Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #2

How do high nutrients affect a reef tank? What problems might you face with out-of-control nutrient levels? How do you…