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June 23, 2018
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Product Detail

Item#: ALG1001
  Type Use: Fresh & Saltwater
  Units/Case: 1
  Wt Each: 0.50

Other Important Information About This Product
  Related Product:
Algone Nutrient & Algae Control 6 pouches

  Substitute Product:
Fritz Algae Clean Out 4oz

  Use This Product With:
AquaLife Complete Water Conditioner 4oz

Product Name: Algone Nutrient & Algae Control for Lg Aquariums & Sm Ponds 6 pouches
Category: Algae Control
Manufacturer: Algone Corp
I put this in my filter, and within a week it pulled out the smelliest, grossest stuff that I had no idea was even in there! -Carol S.

Biological Removal of Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, and cloudy water! Naturally Controls Algae
1 pouch treats 55 gallons
Uses: Freshwater, Marine, Reef, Coldwater, Brackish
·∑ Fits Every Filter System

Placement in any filter system is no problem. Other important things (like activated charcoal) do not need to be removed from your filter.
·∑Trouble-Free Bi-Monthly Treatment

Use in convenient once-a-month treatment cycles. Each pouch effectively treats 1 - 55 gallons of water. No tedious dosing is required. Use 1 pouch for every 55 gallons once a month, and you're on the way to the healthiest aquatic environment you have ever had.
·∑Safety - 100% FREE Of Chemicals

Unlike most other products, Algone contains no chemicals. Algone will not compromise water specific parameters and has no adverse effect on any other life forms, including plants. Algone eliminates excessive nutrients from the water leaving existing algae spores with nothing to feed on. Conventional treatment products introduce chemicals to the tank, which would not otherwise be found in a natural aquatic environment. They do not address the origin of the problem. They only temporarily eliminate the symptom of an underlying problem.
Algone·™ - What Is It And What Does It Do?
Algone is based on a biological process, during which naturally present microorganisms contained in Algone use available nitrogen compounds as a source of nutrition. The result of this nutrient uptake is micro-bacterial protein enabling Algone to retain the nitrogenous waste while eliminating the re-release into the aquatic environment.
Algone enhances the conditions of nitrifying bacteria, by creating a higher dissolved oxygen content (resulting from the conversion of ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate to protein) and making a carbon source readily available as additional nutrition for nitrifying bacteria.
Algone also has an inhibitory effect on hydrogen sulfite (a result of failing filtration and high nutrient levels) which is highly toxic to fish.
Ammonia, nitrite, and especially nitrate are constantly being produced. Nitrifying bacteria need oxygen -which is in ample supply in the aquarium- to convert ammonia to nitrite and finally to nitrate. The conversion of nitrate (denitrification) requires an absence of oxygen. Aquariums usually do not provide enough oxygen free areas for the establishment of denitrifying bacteria. The flow of the nitrates to these areas is even less common. Water flow will further restrict these rare settlements due to the increased distribution of oxygen.
Algone significantly lowers the frequency of water changes and the amount we change. However, it is not a substitute for water changes.
·∑ Final Thoughts

Using Algone will not only control nutrients, such as ammonia, nitrites and nitrates; it will also reduce hydrogen sulfite, reduce algae, and help provide a source of carbon for your plants. It will enhance your dissolved oxygen content and help create a better environment for nitrifying bacteria. Algone helps balance your aquatic environment to as close to nature as possible.
Algone is not a quick fix for the problems that may be apparent in the tank. These problems took a while to develop and get your attention. It is not a solution for everything. Algone works as a biological process, reversing the symptoms while restoring a balanced environment.
Use of Algone will result in an improvement of water chemistry and clarity as well as the liveliness of your fish. Best of all you will save money that won't be spent on chemical based, temporary fixes.
·∑ Algone and Reefs

Corals and invertebrates come from environments that are extremely low in nitrates. Accumulating nitrates will affect the appearance and liveliness at levels that may not effect fish, or affect them at a lesser degree. High nitrate levels in reef tanks indicate low water quality. High nitrate formation increases the chances for bacterial diseases such as the brown jelly disease.
Corals will thrive best if nitrates are kept below 5ppm. Higher nitrates will result in a loss of color, shortened life span, feeding deficiencies, and will negatively impact their ability to interact with their environment. The result is that unwanted micro algae is able to compete for nutrients with the coralline algae.

Use of Algone will not deprive coralline algae of needed nutrients, because Algone treats the water for nitrogen compounds and does not have any influence on trace elements (especially calcium) needed by the coralline algae.
Low nitrate levels will not only ensure the proper growth of coralline algae, but also of the symbiotic algae that live inside the corals and invertebrates. Symbiotic algae provide nutrients to the host, allowing them to exist in low nutrient areas found at natural reefs. Corals cannot survive without the symbiont, as they are not able to derive enough nutrients from the water. Nutrient control is therefore essential. Competing micro-algae can be a challenge and a threat for the sensitive reef environment.
Algone will not pose any harm to live rock, corals, or inverts. Algone is 100% reef safe.

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