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skasmo skasmo
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  • Posted on: 3/6/2009 21:09
Algae #1
I noticed that the rock on the bottom of my pond were green. The water was crystal clear since i have a UV light. SO i bought some Microbe-Lift algaway 5.4 and now i noticed lots of bubbles on top of the water. The pond is very well aerated. Is this normal when using this product?
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Re: Algae #2
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fredrick_more fredrick_more
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Re: Algae #3
Possibly, the Mircobe-Lift products are only just coming in to the UK whole salers (last few weeks) so i wouldnt know.

Does it say anything on the bottle?
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Re: Algae #4
The bottle does not say anything about foam forming on the top. It has cleared up a bit today but there is still plenty of foam.
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Re: Algae #5
I used that product last fall and didn't notice anything. I did make a point of clearing out the dead algae, though.
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Re: Algae #6
Pity nobody replied about the foam, as I get this on my pond now and again. I always thought it was the nasty neighbour putting washing up liquid into the pond.
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Re: Algae #7
Well if its just normal foam, rather than foam caused by the treatment, then its caused nearly always by excess protein in the water which comes from too much feeding, cut back on the food and see how it gets on.
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Re: Algae #8
Cheers Fredrick,

Will give that a try. However, I always give them too little than too much if you know what I mean. But will experiment Accordingly.

Thanks for now.
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Re: Algae #9
I get that foam, thought it was just oxygen bubbles from my waterfall. I don't think i'm over feeding them.
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Re: Algae #10
What food are you feeding? Brand and type?