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ALGAE CORNER: WHAT ARE ALGAE?

Algae span from single-celled planktonic small organisms that you have to use a microscope to see, to large ocean kelps that can be 300 feet long. In today's episode we're going to talk about what algae are, how we would define them, how many types there are, and whether they’re good or bad.

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ALGAE CORNER: WHERE DO ALGAE COME FROM?

Algae is almost everywhere. It can grow in almost any conditions. In this episode of Algae Corner, we’ll discuss different factors that promote its presence and dominance, including unique transportation methods and seasonal growth patterns.

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ALGAE CORNER: SEPRO SOLUTIONS FOR ALGAE CONTROL

SePRO has a solution for every algae control need, from planktonic blooms, to filamentous mat formers, to macroalgae growing up from the bottom of the water. Today we're going to cover some of those products and how they may fit in your approach to algae management and control.

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ALGAE CORNER: GROWTH FACTORS & SEASONALITY

Factors like light, temperature, mixing, and nutrients/nutrient ratios can all impact the types of algae you have and the densities they can achieve. In today’s episode, we’ll look at a broad overview of algal types in water bodies and what may impact their presence and dominance at different times of year.

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ALGAE CORNER: HOW TO IDENTIFY DIFFERENT ALGAE TYPES

You probably have many different types of algae present in your pond or your water body, although only one or two may be the real culprit of some of the issues you've seen. What we're going to do today is home in on some of the characteristics that can help us identify various algae species.

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ALGAE CORNER: CONTROLLING ALGAE AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY WITH SECLEAR

SeClear is the only EPA-approved algaecide and water quality enhancer. Think of this as a two-in-one product. In today’s episode, we’ll talk about how SeClear can not only kill and control the nuisance algae, but actually improve and restore water quality with each application.

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ALGAE CORNER: CONTROLLING TOUGH ALGAE WITH CAPTAIN XTR

Captain XTR is the strongest and most broad-spectrum algaecide currently on the market. In today’s episode, we’ll talk about why the formulation is superior. We’ll also discuss how it gets better control on even the toughest nuisance algae problems with its added emulsifiers and surfactants.

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ALGAE CORNER: THE PROBLEM WITH PHOSPHORUS

One pound of phosphorus can support 500 pounds of algae or more. And the more phosphorus you have built up in your system, the more likely you're going to have nuisance types of algae, and a lot of algae on your hands.

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ALGAE CORNER: REMOVING PHOSPHORUS & ENHANCING WATER QUALITY WITH PHOSLOCK

Phoslock is specifically designed to remove phosphorus from the water. Today we’re going to discuss how it accomplishes this, why it’s a superior solution for nutrient management, and why it’s important to limit those nutrients in your system.

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ALGAE CORNER: THE POWER OF PEROXIDE WITH PAK 27

PAK 27 is designed to control bacteria and nuisance algae in your pond or lake. Today we’ll cover what makes this peroxide-based product unique and how it works to the benefit of your aquatic ecosystem. We’ll also discuss the many use cases for this method of control.

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ALGAE CORNER: TOXIC, NOXIOUS, AND SMELLY ALGAE (PART 1)

In today’s episode, we're going to showcase a broad overview of many different algal groups that can cause significant impacts to humans and wildlife in their environment.

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ALGAE CORNER: TOXIC, NOXIOUS, AND SMELLY ALGAE (PART 2)

In this second episode on toxic, noxious, and smelly algae, we're going to cover a specific algal group known as cyanobacteria. These are causing significant issues, primarily in fresh waters.

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