Algaefix is an algaecide that is commonly used to control algae in ponds. It is also effective in killing snails. When used as directed Algaefix will not harm fish or other pond life.
What is the active ingredient in Algaefix?
The active ingredient in Algaefix is copper.
How does Algaefix work?
Algaefix works by poisoning algae when it comes into contact with it.
What are the consequences of using Algaefix?
The consequences of using Algaefix include harming helpful bacteria in the tank causing problems with the filter and potentially harming or killing fish and invertebrates.
Is Algaefix safe to use in a Reef Tank?
No Algaefix is not safe to use in a Reef Tank.
How long does Algaefix last in the aquarium?
Algaefix lasts up to four weeks in the aquarium.
How often can I use Algaefix?
You can use Algaefix every two weeks.
How much Algaefix should I use?
You should use Algaefix at a ratio of 1 drop per 10 gallons.
What are some of the signs that Algaefix is working?
Some of the signs that Algaefix is working are that the algae will begin to discolor and die off.
What are some of the signs that Algaefix is not working?
Some of the signs that Algaefix is not working are that the algae is still growing and spreading or that the fish in the tank are acting strangely.
Can I use Algaefix with other chemicals?
No you should not use Algaefix with other chemicals.
What should I do if I accidentally overdose my tank with Algaefix?
If you accidentally overdose your tank with Algaefix you should immediately do a large water change and remove any fish from the tank.
Will Algaefix kill snails?
Yes Algaefix will kill snails.
Will Algaefix kill plants?
No Algaefix will not kill plants.
How long does it take for Algaefix to work?
It usually takes Algaefix 24-48 hours to work.
What should I do if I see algae starting to grow again after using Algaefix?
If you see algae starting to grow again after using Algaefix you can do another water change and add more Algaefix to the tank.