ATM Ask The Shark-S01E02-"Algae Control"

ATM Products discussed in this episode: ATM Agent Green Acrylic Tank Manufacturing brings you "Ask The Shark"! The Shark will answer your questions about aquariums and ATM Aquarium Products. If your question is chosen you win an autographed photo of Wayde King, Brett Raymer and the whole ATM cast! On this episode The Shark deals with algae control once and for all. Algae Control in 60 Seconds Flat "Good water quality is the key to keeping algae at bay in marine aquariums with a focus on the following factors that contribute to unwanted algae growth: Lighting! An overabundance of lighting can become an issue for any aquarium so make sure you have the right powered lighting for your aquarium and don't keep them on longer than 8 hours and especially if there is a higher than normal level of Phosphate! These can be controlled by using a quality phosphate remover such as ATM's Agent Green, a good quality protein skimmer and high optimum levels of Calcium! Keep your calcium above 250 ppm in marine aquariums and above 350 ppm in reefs as preferred for your Water! Do regular WATER CHANGES! using RO or DI water and a good quality, low phosphate sea salt for your Ecosystem! Living things go in an aquarium so put some in there that eat algae, some options are them are: Dwarf Blue Leg Hermit Crabs, Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crabs, Electric Blue Hermit Crabs, Scarlet Reef Hermit Crabs, Lawn Mower Blennies, Kole Tangs, Foxface Butterflies.. Don't just apply one of these tips for a healthy tank... Do them all!!!!" #TrustTheShark