This is Part 1 in a 2-Part series about aquarium algae prevention, control and removal.

In today's episode, we are going to show you what diatoms, cyanobacteria (red slime) and green hair algae look like, explain what causes these unsightly nuisances to flourish in an aquarium and share proven ways to control and remove them from your tank.



Read Accompanying Blog Posts (with full video transcript!)

Watch Phosphate Control

Watch Red Slime Removal

Watch How and What to Test



RO/DI Systems

Protein Skimmers

Red Slime Remover

Filter Pads & Socks

GFO Filter Media

Coral Feeders


T5 Lights